The bids for repair work at The Grand will be opened on July 29. At that point, they will be reviewed by city staff and the project engineer, and City Manager Rohloff will make his recommendation to the Oshkosh Common Council on August 11. I hear words of encouragement from all walks of life-- from … Continue reading Bids will be opened on July 29- then on to the Common Council
The boss says, “Dave, you should blog about the band for Grand Scoop….” So here goes… In the planning stages for our annual Grand Scoop event (Tuesday, July 28) we talked about getting entertainment to help draw a crowd…and then Joe (our Executive Director) looks at me. I’ve been playing with a group called Boogie … Continue reading Dave Lange discusses Super Group for next Tuesday’s “Grand Scoop”
Several hundred people in Opera House Square for GHOSTBUSTERS this past Friday is a good sign that Movies in the Park is "back". But what I found really exciting was the speed and energy with which it came together. We had wanted to get "Movies" going for some time, but as is well documented, we'd … Continue reading GHOSTBUSTERS a great start to Movies in the Park
Movies in the Park are back! GHOSTBUSTERS (rated PG) is the first of four Movies in the Park to be shown in Opera House Square this summer. GHOSTBUSTERS is set for this Friday evening, July 10. The movies are free and begin at dusk, so bring a blanket and enjoy! You can also purchase drinks … Continue reading FREE Movies in the Park start Friday July 10
I just attended a service club "summit" with representatives of seven Oshkosh service clubs. They approached us, wanting to talk about how they can support The Grand- the building and the organization- as we work through the repair process and the challenges it has created, economically, for the organization itself. As far as any of … Continue reading Service Clubs “Stand With The Grand”
Hi! I hope to use this to keep you up-to-date on everything to do with The Grand-- the programs, the repair work, and any other issues that come my way. It may start slow (first-time blogger) but I'll do my best to be a "regular", so I hope you'll check back often!