Tag: holiday parade

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 […]

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, November 21. In conjunction with this event, they are gathering school supplies to be shared with underprivileged kids in the Green Bay School District. Help make a local child smile this season and ease the pressure on […]

The UWGB Parade Committee is seeking volunteers

Seeking: Volunteers to serve on this year’s Green Bay Holiday Parade Float Committee. It’s a fun gig, and last year this group won the Jean Nicolet Award for the best themed float. Is working on a parade float on your bucket list? There was a preliminary kickoff meeting earlier today in the marketing suite located […]

Close-ups: An award-winning float for UWGB and a ‘Toyful’ and Joyful Christmas to all

Add another to UW-Green Bay’s long list of awards. At least for one year, UW-Green Bay holds the 2014 Green Bay Holiday Parade’s Jean Nicolet Award for the float that portrays this year’s theme — Toyland Christmas — to the greatest degree in design and presentation.

Details on UW-Green Bay’s participation in Holiday Parade

The 31st Annual AT&T Green Bay Holiday Parade will wind through downtown this Saturday (Nov. 22), starting north on Jefferson from Stuart Street at 10 a.m. sharp. The UW-Green Bay float will appear among the first dozen units. A “Toyland Christmas” themed parade will feature 85 entries including parade grand marshals Queen Elsa and Princess […]

A reminder: Toys for Tots

A reminder that the UW-Green Bay Parade Committee would appreciate your participation in the Toys for Tots Campaign with donations accepted until noon Friday, Nov. 21. Drop boxes are located in convenient areas around campus and will be emptied each night. The toys serve a dual purpose — to help decorate the float for this […]

Parade Committee asks for Toys for Tots donation

The  31st annual Green Bay Holiday Parade is Saturday, Nov. 22 and once again UW-Green Bay will have a parade entry. Following the theme of “Toyland Christmas” the committee is building three Jack-in-the-Boxes (with guests popping out and greeting the crowd) signifying some of UW-Green Bay’s most visible points of pride — athletics, the arts/Weidner, […]