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Mayor Jim Schmitt

OUR 2016 LAMP OF KNOWLEDGE SPEAKER, MAYOR JIM SCHMITT

Mayor Jim Schmitt was elected the 41st Mayor of Green Bay in April 2003 and has been re-elected in 2007, 2011 and 2015. He is the second longest serving Mayor in Green Bay's history, and (among many other accomplishments) has worked hard to secure new investments to Green Bay neighborhoods, kept budgets below state-imposed levy limits, and promoted a healthier, safer workforce and general public.

Schmitt is a graduate of St. Norbert College and Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government's Senior Executives in State and Local Government.

Thank you to Mayor Schmitt for sharing your success stories with our audience and encouraging our students to reach for their dreams as they become the leaders of tomorrow!

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OUR 2015 LAMP OF KNOWLEDGE SPEAKER, TIM CLUE

Award-winning educator, published playwright, and stand-up comedian Tim Clue helped us create an evening full of laughter and inspiration, encouraging our audience to be comfortable in discomfort, and not take life too seriously.

Hailing from Chicago, Mr. Clue has entertained a former President and opened for Jerry Seinfeld.

We'd like to extend our thanks for promoting energy, laughter and engagement among all those in attendance.
It was an evening that won't be soon forgotten!

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OUR 2014 LAMP OF KNOWLEDGE SPEAKER, ERIN GRUWELL

Ms. Gruwell's impactful and heartfelt presentation inspired our Lamp of Knowledge guests to become catalysts for change through the power of education. Thank you, Ms. Gruwell, for sharing your empowering stories of adversity, and for showing us that, if you work hard and remain dedicated to what you believe in, you can achieve your dreams.

You may be familiar with Erin Gruwell if you've seen the movie "Freedom Writers," starring Hilary Swank.

Click here for more information about The Freedom Writers.

Read Erin Gruwell's bio here.