BROWN COUNTY'S 200TH BIRTHDAY PARTY

view all photos


SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR CONTRIBUTORS

Deb Anderson
Loren Beyer
Tim Denny
Anna Denucci
Tracy Ertl
Tony Fisher
Jeff Flynt
Barb Gaura
Kasha Huntowski
Mary Jane Herber
Frank Hermans (Let Me Be Frank) 
Lisa Kain
Judy Knudsen
Nicole Jolly
Christian Lindberg 
Sam Luccero
Rock Mannigel
Doug Marsh  
Andrea Mayer
Morgan Moe
Sam Morales
Mike Peters
Jackie Pozza
Doug Rand
Les Rentmeester
Tom Rodgers
Dennis Rosloniec 
Jed Schleisner
Shawna Schwalenberg
Shaun Shouldeen
Victoria Tashjian
Jake Verhagen
Bobbi Webster


Troy Streckenbach, Brown
County Executive


Brown County Board of Supervisors

Patrick Moynihan, Jr.
Thomas Lund
Paul Ballard
Megan Borchardt
Joan Brusky
Patrick Buckley
Norbert Dantinne, Jr. 
Keith Deneys 
Steve Deslauriers
Thomas DeWane
Bernie Erickson
Patrick Evans
Staush Gruszynski
Erik Hoyer
Dave Kaster
James Kneiszel
Dave Landwehr
Kathy Lefebvre
Aaron Linssen
Andy Nicholson
Richard Schadewald
Tom Sieber
Ray Suennen
Alex Tran
John Van Dyck
John Vander Leest





Aging and Disability Resource Center of Brown County
Archives and Area Research Center at UW-Green Bay
Art Garage Somali Group
Boys and Girls Club of Green Bay
Brown County Clerk 
Brown County Fair Association
Brown County Golf Course
Brown County Health and Human Services
Brown County Highway Department
Brown County Parks
Brown County Planning and Land Services Department 
Brown County Register of Deeds
Brown County Sheriff's Department
Brown County Treasurer
Captain’s Walk Winery 
De Pere Historical Society
Denmark Future Farmers of America 
Diocese of Green Bay Archives
Drexel University
Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport 
Green Bay and De Pere Antiquarian Society
Green Bay Multisport
Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Inc.
Green Bay Police Department
Heritage Hill Historical State Park
Kaleidoscope Dance Studio 
Mosaic Arts 
National Railroad Museum  
Navah Mirage 
Nia Africa African American Dance
Nsight
NEW Water
New Zoo & Adventure Park
NWTC
On Broadway, Inc
Oneida Smoke Dancers 
Port of Green Bay
Public Safety Communications of Brown County
Preble High School Culinary Arts
Shawn Dee Payne Photography
St. Norbert College
Spielbauer Fireworks
Tonantzin Dance Company 
TrailGenius.com
U.S. Naval Institute
University of Wisconsin- Green Bay 
Village of Ashwaubenon
Village of Wrightstown
Wisconsin Historical Society
WORS



THANKS FOR CELEBRATING WITH US!

COUNTY EXECUTIVE

TROY STRECKENBACH

Dear Friends,

          On behalf of Brown County, it is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the 200th anniversary of Brown County’s incorporation.  We have a vibrant economy sustained by a diverse employment base, a comprehensive education system, and a healthy quality of life supported by ample cultural activities, a highly specialized medical community, abundant green space, sports and recreation including America’s football team, the Green Bay Packers.

           Our 200th anniversary provides a moment in time to acknowledge our great triumphs, including our strong mix of industries which has created an exceptionally stable economy with consistently lower than average unemployment rates. Brown County’s population growth consistently ranks as one of the fastest among metropolitan areas in the U.S.

As Brown County moves forward into the future, we will maintain connections to our past and to our values. We engage our residents today by providing facilities, services and programming that provides them with opportunities to grow. And, as we plan for our future, we will look to technology and innovation and how by embracing them we can take our strengths in resource recovery, manufacturing, food processing and water stewardship and leverage them so that Brown County becomes the destination for those who are starting out, those who are raising families, and those enjoying wishing to enjoy their retirement years.
 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Brown County 200th Anniversary

Committee Members

  • Beth Lemke

    Neville Public Museum Executive Director Beth Lemke holds an MA in Historical Administration from Eastern Illinois University and a BS in Secondary Education from Indiana University.  She has over 21 years of experience in museums including research and development of interpretive programming and exhibitions, financial coordination and administration of museum functions, and training and evaluation of staff and services.  Ms. Lemke also brings classroom teaching experience in communications, drama and U.S. History.  Prior to working at the Neville Public Museum she spent thirteen years at the Wisconsin Historical Museum in Madison.
      
    She is the only child of two teachers, the wife of a local pharmacist and mother to two boys (Jackson, age 8, and Everett, age 5).  Beth is actively engaged in the development and preservation of community partnerships and programming opportunities with local cultural resources within Brown County.
    Beth Lemke, Neville Public Museum Executive Director

  • Jeff Flynt

    Jeff was appointed to help organize the committee as part of County Executive Troy Streckenbach’s vision for the 200th Anniversary of Brown County. The goal is to celebrate and recognize the rich history of Brown County, border-to-border, by sharing the stories of our past and present and establishing a great community for everyone to live, work and play into the future.
    Jeff Flynt, Deputy Executive, Brown County

  • Lisa Kain

    Lisa is the curator at the Neville Public Museum and the exhibit Our Brown County.   After graduating from Ashwaubenon High School, Lisa graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from UW-Stevens Point and a Master’s degree from UW-Milwaukee.  Lisa joined the committee because of the exhibit Our Brown County at the Neville Public Museum.  While working on the exhibit and with the committee she has been able to share the sense of pride she has in her community with others.   


    Lisa Kain, Curator, Neville Public Museum

  • Tony Klaubauf

    Tony Klaubauf has been in public education 37 years.  He has been the District Administrator in Denmark the past 14 years.   Besides proudly serving on the 200th Brown County Anniversary Committee, Mr. Klaubauf has been actively involved with Partners in Education with the Green Bay Chamber, Achieve Brown County and the Denmark Community Business Association.   He is also the President of the Denmark/Maribel Community Cupboard.
    Tony Klaubauf, District Administrator, Denmark Schools


SEE THE EXHIBIT AT THE

NEVILLE PUBLIC MUSEUM

img

COMMUNITY PARTNERS