Tag: Phoenix Fund

Phoenix Fund achieves first million-dollar year

With the 2014-15 fiscal year in the books, the Green Bay Athletic Department is proud to announce a record-setting year for the Phoenix Fund with a total of $1,127,485 raised for student-athlete scholarships and program support.  This total marks a 33 percent increase from the 2013-14 fiscal year. “This year’s success is a credit to […]

Skogens share lessons, success with UW-Green Bay

Note: An edited version of these interviews was published in the May 2015 print edition of the Inside UW-Green Bay magazine. Father and son Dave and Mark Skogen have piloted the growth of Festival foods from humble beginnings to 20 stores with more than 5,000 employees today. Dave took over the business from his father, […]

New coach hired just in time for Phoenix-Packers Steak Fry

On Tuesday (April 21) the Green Bay Phoenix Athletics Department and the Green Bay Packers will partner again to host the 15th Annual Phoenix Packers Steak Fry at the Lambeau Field Atrium beginning at 5 p.m. The annual joint venture supports the Phoenix Fund, the principal fund for student-athlete scholarships and program support. Over the […]

Mark Brandt selected Phoenix Fund Member of the Month

Green Bay Athletics has selected Mark Brandt as the second-ever Phoenix Fund Member of the Month. He’s a partner at Pinnacle Consulting Group LLC and a 1985 graduate of UW-Green Bay. In 2011, Brandt helped create the Phoenix Recruits program, which engages young professionals in the community with Green Bay Athletics with a focus on […]

Phoenix Athletics scores with TaylorMade fundraiser

The fifth annual TaylorMade-adidas Green Bay Phoenix Pro-Am enjoyed a great day of golf and generous support for the Phoenix Fund this past Monday, August 25. The event generated over $90,000 for the Phoenix Fund – the principal fund for student-athlete scholarships and program support for Green Bay Athletics. Tournament sponsors included Green Bay Packaging, […]

Athletics spotlights 11-year-old Phoenix Fund member

Intercollegiate Athletics has launched a new monthly web feature highlighting contributors to the Phoenix Fund. The inaugural honoree as Phoenix Fund Member of the Month is Karissa Resch, the 11-year old daughter of Wayne and Anita Resch. Karissa donates a portion of her odd-job earnings to the cause. Why? “I want to support student athletes […]

Where we watched: Alumni Association, Phoenix Fund host NCAA viewing party

It was a tough loss for the Phoenix women Sunday, but the team had terrific support in both Baton Rouge and Green Bay. Closer to home, Phoenix fans packed the back room at The Bar East, cheering for their team during a standing-room-only watch party co-sponsored by the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association and the Phoenix […]

Green Bay Athletics announces viewing party for fans at The Bar East

Fans unable to make the trip down to watch No. 11 seed Green Bay battle sixth-seeded LSU in Baton Rouge, La. on Sunday can follow the action in a Phoenix Fan viewing party. In partnership with The Bar East, the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association and the Phoenix Fund will sponsor the event held on Sunday […]

Harden could write the book on collaboration

Missions of magnitude are rarely done in isolation. While Don Harden had a magnificent career as an administrator at UW-Green Bay, and will long be credited for many of the University’s most visible success stories to date —NCAA Division I athletics and student housing the most noteworthy — he is quick to acknowledge that he […]

King of swing brings another TaylorMade fundraiser for Phoenix Athletics

Mark King, CEO of TaylorMade-adidas and a class of ’81 graduate of UW-Green Bay, is returning to help Phoenix Athletics once again. His company is sponsoring a pro-am tournament on June 21 at Green Bay Country Club in which teams of amateur golfers will play with a regional golf pro. The day-long event also will […]