Tag: United Way

Faculty note: Ruzek receives Shining Star Award

Brown County United Way recognized Joy Ruzek, Executive Director, Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement (formerly Outreach and Extension), with the Shining Star Award at its annual breakfast and awards ceremony Feb. 21. The Shining Star Award honors individuals or organizations which have had an extraordinary impact on the United Way organization. Tundra Lodge Resort & […]

Update: Brown County United Way campaign

The campaign to generate pledges to support the local United Way is coming to a close.  Please consider making a pledge at any level of support for this excellent support network right here in Brown County. This year’s campaign has generated 48 pledges totaling more than $9,500 in support of the United Way’s efforts to strengthen […]

2015 United Way campaign off to strong start on campus

As of last Friday (Oct. 30), at least 42 fellow university employees had collectively pledged more than $7,500 to the Brown County United Way. This includes 12 new donors. Employees received an email from the Brown County United Way through Campaign Chair Rick Warpinski’s email earlier this week with a secure link to the E-pledge […]

A thank-you to A’viands

About 100 university staff and faculty enjoyed a free picnic lunch sponsored primarily by A’viands (our on-campus food service provider) held at Shorewood last Thursday (Oct. 29). “Thank you, A’viands!” Highlights included Phoenix-shaped cookies, tasty hamburgers and a special appearance of the Fiat 500 Pop vehicle being given away to one lucky donor through the […]

United Way campaign launches with free, picnic-style lunch Thursday

UW-Green Bay Brown County United Way campaign opens with a new wrinkle this year, a complimentary kickoff lunch, served picnic-style, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Thursday (Oct. 29) at the Shorewood Clubhouse. Sponsors are corporate partners A’viands, Pepsi and the Shorewood Golf Course. Campaign director Rick Warpinski emphasizes the event “is a FREE, […]

United Way campaign is off and running

Last Thursday (Nov. 13) all staff and faculty members received their first message announcing the launch of campus participation in the Brown County United Way employee campaign. “We are proud to participate in this vital local community fundraising effort that is making positive changes right here where we live,” said an email from Rick Warpinski, […]

Early returns are positive… and sign up for this Saturday’s tailgate

With last week’s “soft launch” of the United Way campaign at UW-Green Bay, it didn’t take long for results to roll in. Within three days, some 17 people stepped up with $2,500 in gifts and pledges. Our campus goal is 100 donors and $13,000 in pledges. “Please help us help UWGB meet this goal. Any […]