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From Dean Rick Klemme and Associate Dean Yvonne Horton:

“Dear Colleagues,

Yvonne and I cordially invite you to our premier statewide centennial event Sunday, June 24, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.

This event is for all past and present colleagues, WACEC members, and UW-Extension and UW System colleagues. Our “Centennial Commemoration at Lambeau Field” will be an informal reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

This commemoration creates an opportunity for us to relax, share memories and reflect on our history among the ambiance and aura of excellence within Lambeau Field.

The event includes a tailgate menu of brats, burgers, barbecue chicken and all the “sides” one would expect for a Lambeau Field game day experience, including baked beans, potato salad and gourmet cookies. The tailgate is served with coffee, decaffeinated coffee, milk, and iced and hot teas. A full cash bar also will be available.

Look for registration and more information about the event coming your way very soon!

We hope to see you at Lambeau Field Sunday, June 24.
Rick and Yvonne”

More details about the celebration and registration are below.

Sunday, June 24, 2012
6:30 to 8:30 pm

  • Join us as we celebrate 100 years of Cooperative Extension
  • Meet Cooperative Extension colleagues from the past and present
  • Connect with partners and friends
  • Dinner reception includes tailgate menu of: BBQ chicken, brats, burgers, baked beans, potato salad and gourmet cookies
  • Beverages provided include milk, coffee, tea and iced tea.  Cash Bar available.

The Centennial Commemoration is held in conjunction with the 2012 State WACEC Conference.

Use this link if you are ONLY attending the Centennial Commemoration an Lambeau Field:

http://blogs.ces.uwex.edu/lambeau2012/register/

Use this link if you are attending the Centennial Commemoration AND the 2012 State WACEC Conference:

http://www.uwex.edu/ces/wacecconference/materials.cfm

Registration Deadline – June 10, 2012 – No refunds after June 14, 2012.  Refunds must be requested by mail.  Registration will be confirmed when payment is received.  You will receive tickets via United States Postal Service, prior to event.

Cooperative Extension Centennial Celebration Talking Points

  • Cooperative Extension is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2012.
  • Even in difficult fiscal times, we will recognize this centennial because celebrations are important.
  • We will use this event to build awareness around our future.
  • Work teams will develop materials that can be used in many settings.
  • We will use as much existing resources as possible to celebrate our history.
  • Some of the outcomes we hope to achieve through the celebration are:
    • Raising awareness and visibility of our educational programs
    • Preparing for and promoting our future
    • Affirm the value of our educational programs
    • Promote existing and new partnerships
    • Highlight local connections
    • Showcase diversity

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