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Gilbert Brown to Make Nearly 50 Appearances This Summer and Fall at Wisconsin’s Campgrounds, Bars, and Grills to Raise Funds for Children’s Charities

The retired Green Bay football player, nicknamed the “Grave Digger,” has raised funds for more than 150 children’s charities through The Gilbert Brown Foundation since 2005.

If you like to camp, enjoy good food and drinks, and like the idea of supporting a nonprofit foundation that makes a positive difference in children’s lives, you’re in luck.

From Father’s Day weekend through Oct. 13, retired Green Bay football player Gilbert Brown plans to visit nearly 30 campgrounds and close to 20 bars and grills across Wisconsin where he will use his creative talents to entertain guests, play games, pose for photos and sign football memorabilia, while raising money to support children’s charities through the Gilbert Brown Foundation.

Brown believes it’s important to engage in some fun way when he’s out raising money for kids. Some of the events may include Brown’s other Green Bay football friends, such as Santana Dotson, Dorsey Levens or Leroy Butler, subject to their availability.

“We always have fun whenever we’re together, and this makes our events especially fun,” Brown said, adding that his schedule of appearances at campgrounds, restaurants and other venues is posted at gilbertbrownfoundation.org.

Through his nonprofit foundation, Brown, a retired Green Bay football player, has made a positive difference in the lives of more than 150 children since he established his namesake foundation in 2005, providing families of children suffering various hardships with everything from gas cards to access to summer football camps to funding for life-changing surgeries.

But Brown is the first to admit the funding for such efforts would not be possible without the support his foundation receives at fundraising events that take place at Wisconsin campgrounds, bars and restaurants every summer.

“It’s our fundraising events that help us generate the resources  we need to make a difference in the lives of children who need help,” Brown said.

Over the next two months, Brown plans to visit 17 Wisconsin campgrounds where he will engage in creative activities, including meeting with campground guests, playing games and signing football memorabilia.  Gilbert believes it’s important to engage in some fun way when he’s out raising money for kids. Some of the events may include Brown’s other Green Bay football friends, such as Santana Dotson, Dorsey Levens, Leroy Butler and Jordy Nelson, subject to their availability.

“We always have fun whenever we’re together, and this makes our events especially fun,” Brown said, adding that his schedule of appearances at campgrounds, restaurants and other venues is posted at gilbertbrownfoundation.org.

Brown plans to make appearances at the following campgrounds through mid-October:

June 14

Champions Riverside Resort in Galesville

June 15

— 10 a.m., Wilderness Campground in Montello

— 4 p.m., Lake Arrowhead Campground in Montello

— 6 p.m., Buffalo Lake Campground in Montello

June 16

11 a.m., Champions Riverside Resort in Galesville

July 6

— 1:30 p.m., K-City Pub in Kellnersville

— 3:15 p.m., Marsh Inn in Reedsville

— 5 p.m., Edgewater Bar & Grill in Kiel

— 6:45 p.m., Manitowoc Street Pub in Reedsville

— 8:30 p.m., Branch Station in Whitelaw

July 13

— 1 p.m., Emrick Lake Campground & Resort in Oxford

— 3:30 p.m., Green Lake Campground in Green Lake

— 5:30 p.m., Western House Bar in Princeton

July 20

Gilbert Brown and Santana Dotson will make joint appearances at each of the following venues:

— 3 p.m., Duck Creek Campground in Pardeeville

— 5 p.m., Pride of America Campground in Pardeeville

— 6:30 p.m., Johnny B’s Rolling Smoke in Pardeeville

July 21

— 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., A free football camp will be held at
Champions Riverside Resort in Galesville with Gilbert Brown, Santana Dotson and Craig Newsome

July 27

— 1 p.m., Yukon Trails Campground in Lyndon Station

— 3 p.m., Arrowhead Campground in the Wisconsin Dells

— 4:30 p.m., Dell Pines Campground in Baraboo

August 3rd

— 12 p.m., Buckhorn Campground in Necedah

— 3 p.m., Chapparal Campground in Wonewoc

— 6 p.m., Rustic Ridge Resort in Friendship

August 10

— 1 p.m., Junction Pub, 130 Merchant Row, Milton

— 2:30 p.m., Wishing Well RV Resort in Fort Atkinson

— 4:30 p.m., Snug Lake Harbor Campground in Delavan

August 24

— 11 a.m., Rivers Edge Campground in Stevens Point

— 4-5 p.m., Kinney Lake Campground in Marion

August 31

— 12 p.m., Stoney Creek Resort in Osseo

— 2 p.m., O’Neil Creek Campground in Chippewa Falls

— 4:30 p.m., TJ’s Timberline Campground in Chetek

— 6:30 p.m., Hitts Wildwood Resort in Chetek

September 7

Jordy Nelson will be at the following campground:

— Time TBD, Champions Riverside Resort in Galesville

September 20

Gilbert Brown, Santana Dotson and Eugene Robinson will be together at the following campground:

— 5 p.m., Backyard Campground in Gratiot

September 28

— 11 a.m., Log Cabin Tavern in South Range 

— 12:30 p.m., Gronk’s Grill and Bar in Superior

— 2 p.m., Tower Avenue Tavern, 405 Tower Avenue, Superior

— 3:30 p.m.,Jack’s Place in Superior

— 5 p.m., Birds Bar & Grill in Superior

— 7:30 p.m., Sundown Bar, 3508 State Road 35, Frederick

October 11-12
This is the “Legends Weekend” when 11 “Packer Greats” will make appearances at the following campgrounds. Details to be announced at a later date.

— 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., October 11, Great River Harbor Campground & Marina in Alma

— 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., October 12, Champions Riverside Resort in Galesville

October 13

— 11 a.m., Brickhouse Pub & Grub in Eau Claire

The Gilbert Brown Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the lives of children facing challenging circumstances. Through various programs and initiatives, the foundation aims to provide education, support and resources to empower young individuals and inspire hope for a brighter future.

The foundation relies on the generosity of donors and volunteers to make a lasting impact on the lives of children.

To learn more about the foundation and its initiatives, please visit www.gilbertbrownfoundation.org.

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