Tag: holiday parade

UW-Green Bay 2017 Holiday Parade Float

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About 85 members of the campus community participated in the Green Bay Holiday Parade on Saturday (Nov. 18, 2017). This year, thanks to your generous donations, the committee has collected nearly 500 items — new or gently used hats, mittens, coats, blankets, scarves, socks and jackets (and some beautifully crafted wool mittens) — for those […]

Reminder: Warm wishes winter wear drive

The UW-Green Bay Holiday Float Committee is collecting new and gently used supplies to help keep the less-fortunate of Green Bay toasty warm during the harsh Green Bay winter. This drive is being conducted in connection with the Green Bay Holiday Parade — Saturday, Nov. 18 — downtown Green Bay. After the parade all donations […]

Winter gear and blanket donations requested

Warm Wishes Winter Gear and Blanket Drive

The UW-Green Bay Holiday Float Committee is collecting new and gently used supplies to help keep the less-fortunate of Green Bay toasty warm during our harsh Green Bay winter. This drive is being conducted in connection with the Green Bay Holiday Parade — Saturday, Nov. 18 — downtown Green Bay. After the parade all donations […]

UW-Green Bay parade committee wins award for most original

UWGB Float in the Holiday Parade

For the third straight year UW-Green Bay won one of the three awards given for non-commercial floats at the 2016 Green Bay Holiday Parade. This year, UW-Green Bay won the Grand Marshal’s Award for most original. Every unit was asked to portray the parade theme, “Winter Wonderland.” UW-Green Bay’s parade committee used liberal interpretation of […]

Watch for UW-Green Bay in annual Green Bay Holiday Parade

Will the parade committee, on behalf of UW-Green Bay, win a third consecutive award for its holiday float this Saturday (10 a.m. downtown Green Bay)? This year’s theme is “winter wonderland.” Rumors have it that the UWGB arboretum will be featured, along with a certain special (mostly) green bird. “Gone away is the bluebird…” Join […]

School Supply Drive

UWGB empoyees dropping off school supplies at Jefferson Elementary School

The UW-Green Bay Holiday Parade Committee won the Mayor’s Award for best float originality in the 2015 Green Bay Holiday Parade, but the real winners were local children who benefited from the campus donations of school supplies collected by the committee. UW-Green Bay’s committee themed its float “Every time a bell rings, a Phoenix gets […]

Millers are grand marshals for Green Bay Holiday Parade


Gary and Georgia Miller will be leading the pack — followed closely by the official UW-Green Bay float, dance team, spirit squad members and student athletes — at the head of Saturday’s annual Green Bay Holiday Parade downtown. The Millers were selected parade grand marshals in honor of the University’s 50th anniversary. If you can’t […]

School supply donations requested for area children

UW-Green Bay regularly enters a float in the Annual Green Bay Holiday Parade, scheduled this year for Saturday, Nov. 21. In conjunction with this event, organizers are gathering school supplies to be shared with underprivileged kids in the Green Bay School District. Drop-off boxes are located across campus, through Wednesday the 18th. For locations, a […]