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Be The Light ~ Walk to end suicide

September 7, 2017

Be The Light Walk returns to Green Bay on September 16, 2017!

This family-friendly event lights up the night to reduce stigma and prevent suicide. Learn more about organizations and agencies around Northeast Wisconsin who are actively working toward this goal in prevention, intervention and postvention at our Resource Fair.

 You will also get to hear from renowned author and speaker, Dr. Thomas Joiner.

Dr. Thomas Joiner, Ph.D., grew up in Georgia, went to college at Princeton, and received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. He is Distinguished Research Professor and The Bright-Burton Professor in the Department of Psychology at Florida State University. Dr. Joiner’s work is on the psychology, neurobiology, and treatment of suicidal behavior and related conditions.

Author of over 385 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Joiner was recently awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Shneidman Award for excellence in suicide research from the American Association of Suicidology, and the Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions from the American Psychological Association, as well as research grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and various foundations.

The night will conclude with a picturesque 1-mile candlelight walk through Downtown Green Bay.

Schedule (subject to change)
6:00 PM Registration opens
6:00-7:25 PM Survivor Connection & Resource Fair at KI Convention Center
7:30 PM Keynote Speakers
8:45 PM Candlelight Walk & Memorial Lantern Glow
9:30 PM Meet & Greet with Dr. Joiner at City Deck

Food, Ramp Parking & Lodging available within walking distance of KI Convention Center. 

To Register, Please Click Here:

Proceeds from the Be the Light Walk support suicide awareness & prevention efforts in Brown County, Wisconsin including QPR training and other outreach programs for youth and adults.

Be Sure to Vote ~ Tuesday, April 4th

March 30, 2017

The Non-Partisan Spring General Election in Wisconsin is net Tuesday, April 4th.

The Brown County Clerk's Office manages all Federal, State, County, and local Elections held within the county's boundaries.

Statewide and within Brown County, all voters will choose a Superintendent of Public Instruction and a Justice of the Supreme Court.

The candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction are Tony Evers and Lowell E. Holtz, while Annette Ziegler is unopposed in her bid for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Depending on where you live -- Green Bay, Allouez, De Pere, Ashwaubenon, Bellevue, Howard, Suamico, etc. -- you may also be choosing between candidates for various municipal, judicial, and school board positions, as well as making decisions on various school district referenda.

To view the Sample Ballot appropriate to your registered voting address, Please Click Here

Remember, Voting is a Freedom and a Responsibility -- both of which need exercise!

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Next Tuesday's vote will have a big impact

April 2, 2015

Next Tuesday, April 7th, is Election Day in Brown County, and it's very important for all registered voters to get to the polls to cast their votes.

The results of this month's election will have a great impact on our local community.  We will be deciding who fills some very important positions, such as: 

  • State Supreme Court Justice
  • Appeals and Circuit Court Judges
  • Brown County Executive
  • City, Village and Town Leadership.  

CLICK HERE to view the offices you will be voting for in your area. 

Besides electing government leaders, voters in Brown County will be answering some very important questions, such as: 

  • "Election of chief justice. Shall section 4 (2) of article VII of the constitution be amended to direct that a chief justice of the supreme court shall be elected for a two-year term by a majority of the justices then serving on the court?"   CLICK HERE to learn how this will change the current process.
  • "Shall Northeast Wisconsin Technical College District, comprised of Brown, Door, Oconto, Kewaunee, Marinette, Florence, and portions of Shawano, Outagamie and Manitowoc Counties, Wisconsin be authorized to issue, pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes, general obligation bonds or promissory notes in an amount not to exceed $66,500,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of capital expenditures for projects which are included in the District's Master Facilities Plan consisting of constructing new buildings and facilities; adding to, upgrading, remodeling, and improving existing buildings; acquiring furnishings, fixtures and equipment; and acquiring and improving property at, but not limited to, its Green Bay, Marinette, and Sturgeon Bay campuses?" 

Every vote counts .... Make your vote count next Tuesday, April 7th!