Badgers host ribbon cutting ceremony for American Family Insurance Gate at Camp Randall Stadium
“Inspiring people to help them pursue their dreams is our mission, so it’s our honor to have our name at Camp Randall where so many dreams came true over the decades and many more will be realized in the years to come.”
Madison, Wis. (Sept. 11, 2015) – The University of Wisconsin – Madison Athletics Department hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Sept. 11, to celebrate the official opening of the American Family Insurance Gate (Gate No. 1) on the southeast side of Camp Randall Stadium.
This gate is part of the recently announced expanded partnership between UW-Madison and American Family Insurance that includes the exclusive status as the “Official Insurance Sponsor of UW Athletics,” over the next 10 years.
UW-Madison Athletic Director Barry Alvarez was present at the ribbon-cutting, along with Bruce Van De Velde, senior associate athletic director and Dan Kelly, chief financial officer at American Family Insurance.
“We’re proud to continue this legacy partnership with UW-Madison Athletics,” says Dan Kelly, chief financial officer at American Family Insurance. “Inspiring people to help them pursue their dreams is our mission, so it’s our honor to have our name at Camp Randall where so many dreams came true over the decades and many more will be realized in the years to come.”
“We’re grateful to American Family Insurance for their commitment,” said UW-Madison Athletic Director Barry Alvarez. “When Badger fans walk through the American Family Insurance gate they should know that this partnership enables us to maintain a successful athletics program and a great collegiate experience for our students on and off the field.”
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