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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Fundraising for Bay Beach--Change of Location

2018-12-14 Beach Scene rendering

Jim Schmitt, Mayor jimsc@greenbaywi.gov 

920-448-3005 

 

Dan Ditscheit, Director of Parks Recreation and Forestry 

dandi@greenbaywi.gov 

920-448-3365 

 

Aaron Popkey, Director of Public Affairs 

popkeya@packers.com 

920-569-7211  

 

Celestine Jeffreys, Chief of Staff (City of Green Bay) 

celestineje@greenbaywi.gov 

920-448-3006 

 

 

“Bring Back the Beach” Fundraising Press Conference--Change of Location

 

(GREEN BAY, WI)   The City of Green Bay is pleased to announce that we’ve reached a fundraising milestone in the effort to restore the Beach at Bay Beach.  “Bringing back swimming to Bay Beach is one of the most significant community campaigns in which I’ve participated.  Restoring this important natural and recreational area will impact our community for generations to come.  I am proud to lead this effort,” said Mayor Schmitt.   

 

We will have a press conference to provide further details on: 

 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 

 Lambeau Field Atrium 

1:00 pm  

 

                     

 

We will be joined by the Green Bay Packers, Patrick Engineering and The Karma Group.  “The Packers are pleased to support Green Bay’s beach restoration at Bay Beach and we’re looking forward to sharing more details at Tuesday’s announcement,” said Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy. 

  

The restoration of the Beach at Bay Beach has been a long-term goal of the City.  This $7 million project was made possible after receiving permits from the Department of Natural Resources.   With the funding nearly completed, construction is anticipated to begin in 2019.  The scope of the project is to install a 1,000 foot sand swimming beach, a 450 foot long pier, a new shoreline walkway, a concession stand and bathhouse, along with additional parking. 

 

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