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Release Date: April 19, 2017
Media Contact: Rick Hummell, 608-224-5041 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Cosh, Communications Director, 608-224-5020 William2.email@example.com
MADISON – Members of the public are invited to attend several
Finale Events leading up to the selection of the next Alice in Dairyland Saturday,
May 13 in the Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay.
Tickets are on sale for
several events culminating in the selection of the 70th Alice in
Dairyland, Wisconsin’s agricultural ambassador.
The public is welcome to
attend the following:
Panel Dinner, Friday, May 12, Green
Bay Botanical Garden, Green Bay; 5 p.m., Social Hour; 6 p.m., Meal; Program/Discussion
Panel, 7 p.m. ($15);
Alice Finale Banquet & Selection of the 70th Alice in Dairyland,
Saturday, May 13, Lambeau Field
Atrium, Green Bay, 5 p.m. Social Hour; 6:30 p.m., Dinner; 7:30 p.m., Finale
Program and Dessert Social including Live Music at 9 p.m.($30);
Alice Finale Program Only, Saturday, May 13, Lambeau Field Atrium, Green Bay, 7:30 p.m., ($15).
For all event information
and ticket sales, visit aliceindairyland.com. Ticket sales continue until Monday, April 24.
This year’s Alice candidates are: Abrielle Backhaus, Kewaskum;
Jenna Crayton, Oak Creek; Alexis Dunnum, Westby; Crystal Siemers-Peterman;
Cleveland; Kaitlyn Riley, Gays Mills; and Kelly Wilfert, Two Rivers.
Alice in Dairyland is a
one-year, full-time public relations position with the Wisconsin Department of
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). The official start date for
the 70th Alice in Dairyland is June 5, 2017.
In this highly visible and fast-paced position, Alice in
Dairyland travels throughout the state teaching rural and urban audiences of
all ages about Wisconsin’s extensive agricultural industry. In the position,
Alice in Dairyland cultivates relationships with television, radio and print
media outlets; writes and delivers speeches; and utilizes social media to tell
the stories of Wisconsin agriculture. Additional duties include developing and
executing marketing plans, delivering classroom presentations, and networking
with industry professionals.
Each year, a different Wisconsin County hosts the Alice in
Dairyland interview activities, with Brown County serving as the host county
Alice in Dairyland is Wisconsin’s official agricultural
ambassador. She travels the state to teach rural and urban audiences of all
ages about Wisconsin’s $88.3 billion agriculture industry. She gives media
interviews, speaks to groups at community events, visits schools and uses
social media to help consumers understand the diversity and economic impact of
Wisconsin agriculture and the nutritional benefits of its agricultural
The candidates will be participating in agribusiness tours and
media interviews around Brown County, May 11-13. Follow events on Facebook and
Twitter at #70thAlice.