For the first time in the 65-year history of the Alice in Dairyland program, Calumet County residents can attend the event locally.
“We invite everyone to attend the 66st Alice in Dairyland Finals in Calumet County, Friday, May 10. With this being the first-ever opportunity for Calumet County to host this statewide event, we are excited to showcase our diverse agriculture and agribusiness industries and grow the public’s understanding of the economic impact of Calumet County agriculture,” said Jennifer Meyer, steering committee chairperson and former Alice in Dairyland.
The Friday, May 10 Finale includes the Alice in Dairyland banquet at Cobblestone Creek Dining & Banquet in Brillion. Meet the finalists and former Alice’s reception begins at 4:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 5:30 p.m. The cost of the meal is $20.00 per person.
The Selection Finale will begin at 7:30 pm at the Endries Performing Arts Center at Brillion High School where the 66st Alice in Dairyland will be announced. Immediately follow the finale, join us in the commons area for a reception and chance to meet the new Alice. There is no charge to attend this event.
Reserve your seats for the finale banquet by clicking here to purchase on-line or to print and mail the reservation form.
Be sure to like Alice in Dairyland 2013, Calumet County on Facebook to get the latest information leading up to the May 10 finals.
May 8-10, 2013 marks Calumet County’s first time to host the Alice in Dairyland Finals and plans are well underway, thanks to the efforts of the county steering committee and chairperson, former Alice in Dairyland, Jennifer Meyer.
“We are honored to have the opportunity to host the 66st Alice in Dairyland Finals in Calumet County. In fact, this is the first time in the history of the program that we’ve hosted the finals,” said Meyer, steering committee chair. “We look forward to showcasing Calumet County’s diverse agricultural industry.”
Agriculture works hard for Calumet County every day. Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues.
Alice in Dairyland, the state’s agricultural ambassador, is selected following three days of interviews, public appearances, agri-business tours and speeches. We welcome the public to join us with a banquet and finale program on Friday, May 10th in Brillion. To keep updated on the latest information about the finals coming to Calumet County, visit our website www.aliceindairyland.com and like us on Facebook at Alice in Dairyland, Calumet County.
Rochelle Ripp, the 65th Alice in Dairyland, will be in Chilton on March 24th for Maple Syrup Sunday at the Ledge View Nature Center from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Join Rochelle as she learns the ins and outs of making maple syrup from tree to final product.
Where: Ledge View Nature Center, W2348 Short Rd., Chilton, WI 53014 (920) 849-7094. http://www.ledgeviewnaturecenter.org/
The 65th Alice in Dairyland, Rochelle Ripp, will be at opening day of sturgeon spearing on Saturday, February 9th at Harbor Bar from 11am-Noon. Join Ripp as she has her first ever sturgeon experience with the opportunity to measure, weigh and determine the sex of a sturgeon.
This year kicks off the 81st consecutive year of sturgeon fishing on Lake Winnebago. Today, Wisconsin has the largest self-sustaining population of lake sturgeon in North America, with the highest concentration around the Lake Winnebago area. When it comes to open season, timing is everything. Spearing opens the second Saturday in February and runs for 16 days or until the cap quota is met.
WHERE: Stockbridge Harbor Bar
1903 West Lake Street
Stockbridge, WI 53088
WHEN: Saturday, February 9, 2013
Calumet County is excited to host the 66th annual Alice in Dairyland event. The selection of the next Alice is a six-month process and culminates on May 8-10, 2013. This will be the official website on the final selection process. It will also serve as a showcase of the agricultural industry throughout the county. Check back often for more information on the Alice program, sponsorship of the event, current Alice appearances, and details leading up to the selction of the 66th Alice in Dairyland!