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Monday, June 30, 2014

Great day at the Miller Big Cup Golf Outing!



     On Saturday, June 28, the Prairie du Chein Country Club hosted the annual Miller Big Cup Golf Outing. A total of 11 teams signed up to participate in the event, which completed its 15th year this past weekend. Over $3,200 was raised and donated to Wisconsin Badger Camp, a donation that will financially support individuals with developmental disabilities who attend camp.
     Golfers took off and played a variety of different games and certain holes, with a raffle taking place at the end of the day. Jeff Bowers, a distributor at Frank Beer, organized the event. “This was our 15th year hosting this event for Badger Camp, we had a lot of fun for a great cause,” said Bowers.
     Wisconsin Badger Camp would like to thank the Prairie du Chein Country Club for hosting, all the players who participated and donated to Badger Camp, and Jeff Bowers for all of the work and time he put into the Miller Big Cup.
“A huge thank you to Jeff Bowers for organizing this event for us,” Development Director Kayla Leibfried said. “Both Jeff and the Prairie du Chien Country Club made this event happen and we are so grateful for the turnout,” Leibfried said.
     Wisconsin Badger Camp is an independent nonprofit organization located approximately 10 miles south of Prairie du Chien and serves approximately 900 individuals with developmental disabilities each summer. Badger Camp relies on the community’s time, talent, and financial assistance to provide for its campers. If you or someone you know would like more information on how to make a donation or for tour information please call Wisconsin Badger Camp at (608) 348-9689 or visit our website at www.badgercamp.org.


Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Thank you to Tricor for their amazing support of Badger Camp!



Successful day for WBC at the Platteville Golf & Country Club

     On Tuesday, June 24, the Platteville Golf & Country Club hosted the annual Tricor Golf Outing. A total of 56 players signed up to participate in the event, where over $1,600 was raised and donated to Wisconsin Badger Camp. This donation will financially support individuals with developmental disabilities who attend Wisconsin Badger Camp.

     Golfers took off and played a regular game until they arrived at hole 10, where raffle tickets were sold and a game called “Beat the President” was played with Tricor President Dave Fritz. Dave Fritz and his brother Bruce Fritz, CEO of Tricor, coordinated the event with Wisconsin Badger Camp being their charity of choice. “This was the first time we coordinated an event like this. It was a great day that benefited a great organization,” said Dave Fritz.

     “A huge thanks to Dave, Bruce and Tricor for choosing Badger Camp for this fundraiser,” said Badger Camp Development Director Kayla Leibfried. “It was a really fun event that was also very effective.”

     Wisconsin Badger Camp is an independent nonprofit organization located approximately 10 miles south of Prairie du Chien and serves approximately 900 individuals with developmental disabilities each summer. Badger Camp relies on the community’s time, talent, and financial assistance to provide for its campers. If you or someone you know would like more information on how to make a donation or for tour information please call Wisconsin Badger Camp at (608) 348-9689 or visit our website at www.badgercamp.org.
     

Thank you, Courtier Foundation, Inc. and United Way of Blackhawk Region!





Courtier Foundation, Inc. Longtime Supporter of Badger Camp
    Wisconsin Badger Camp is thrilled to announce it is the recipient of a $2,000 grant from the Courtier Foundation, Inc. The grant will financially support individuals with developmental disabilities from Dane County who attend Wisconsin Badger Camp.
     Courtier Foundation, Inc. is an independent charitable organization located in Madison, Wisconsin that was created to serve the Dane County area. They have been a continuous supporter of Badger Camp.
     Because Badger Camp does not accept any state or federal funding, the Courtier Foundation, Inc. is playing a crucial role in the success of the Campership Program.
“We have a high volume of campers from Dane County,” Development Director, Kayla Leibfried said. “The Courtier Foundation’s continued support of our Campership Program is crucial for our Dane County campers,” Leibfried said.
     Wisconsin Badger Camp is an independent nonprofit organization located approximately 10 miles south of Prairie du Chien and serves approximately 900 individuals with developmental disabilities each summer. Badger Camp relies on the community’s time, talent, and financial assistance to provide for its campers. If you or someone you know would like more information on how to make a donation or for tour information please call Wisconsin Badger Camp at (608) 348-9689 or visit our website at www.badgercamp.org.




WBC receives grant from United Way of Blackhawk Region
     Wisconsin Badger Camp is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a $3,120 grant from United Way of Blackhawk Region. This grant will financially support individuals with developmental disabilities to give them the opportunity to come to camp and participate in outdoor recreational experiences such as fishing, hiking, camping, horseback riding, canoeing, and arts & crafts.
     There are approximately 1,400 United Way across the country that exist in their respective communities to build partnerships and leverage resources to create plans for long lasting community change. United Way of Blackhawk Region takes everyone in the community and works together to create a brighter future for individuals in Janesville, Wisconsin and the surrounding area.
     Because Badger Camp does not accept any state or federal funding, United Way of Blackhawk Region is playing an important role in the success of the Campership Program.
     “Thank you to the United Way of Blackhawk Region for their grant,” Development Director, Kayla Leibfried said. “They are continued supporters of Badger Camp and our Rock County campers.”
     Wisconsin Badger Camp is an independent nonprofit organization located approximately 10 miles south of Prairie du Chien and serves approximately 900 individuals with developmental disabilities each summer. Badger Camp relies on the community’s time, talent, and financial assistance to provide for its campers. If you or someone you know would like more information on how to make a donation or for tour information please call Wisconsin Badger Camp at (608) 348-9689 or visit our website at www.badgercamp.org.