“Splashdown” with United Way of Door County at “Sail through the Avenues” July 28

This year, Sturgeon Bay’s Sidewalk Sale on Thursday, July 28, will once again feature the infamous Local Celebrity Dunk Tank to benefit United Way of Door County.

Rick Nelson, Habitat for Humanity, in the 2010 Dunk Tank

The Inn at Cedar Crossing and Younkers are continuing their support by sponsoring the activity, underscoring the popularity of what has become an annual event. The tank will be located on Louisiana Avenue, off of 3rd Avenue, between the two sponsoring businesses to give everyone the opportunity to dunk local celebrities from around Door County.

The broad spectrum of targets to dunk makes for lots of good-natured fun to benefit a great cause. Inspiring participants to join in the fun will be famous faces such as Sturgeon Bay’s Mayor, Thad Birmingham, Miss Door County Emily Larsen, and Bob Desh from the Door County Maritime Museum.

The complete schedule for the day is as follows:


9:00 Habitat for Humanity Rick Nelson
9:30 Women’s Employment Project Justin Welch
10:00 Door County Maritime Museum Bob Desh
10:30 City of Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Herlache
11:00 United Way of Door County Board Member Liz Junion
11:30 Thrivent Financial Tera Burk
12:00 Miss Door County Emily Larsen
12:30 DC Printing Bob Goggins
1:00 Associated Bank Cindy Brennan
1:30 Sexual Assault Center Karrie Anthony
2:00 ERA Starr Realty Rob Moxon
2:30 Volunteer Center of Door County Pam Seiler
3:00 Community Clinic of Door County Laura Moeller
3:30 The Y Dan Powell
4:00 City of Sturgeon Bay Mayor Thad Birmingham
4:30 Sunshine House Bill Rehman

For only $1, “dunkers” will have 3 chances to dunk their favorite community celebrity. Funds raised will benefit United Way of Door County and will stay in Door County, working toward empowering people to build better lives. For more information, contact the United Way office at 920.746.9645.

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