LGBTQ+ Mural Unveiling and Door Opening Celebration
The Napalese Lounge and Grille is excited to announce that on August 21st, we will be having an LGBTQ+ Mural Unveiling and Door Opening Celebration! This project has gotten generous support from the Canary Fund, Dave & Busters, Napalese, and other organizations. The mural, and front door, were made possible by the hard work and support of LGBTQ+ community members, local organizations and businesses, and the City of Green Bay!
On the same day of the mural unveiling, we will be opening a new front door at Napalese. In 2000, when Naps moved to its current location, some less than savory characters would kick open the front door and fireworks and trash into the bar. These fear tactics became so frequent that the front door was sealed. Since patrons enter the bar through a side door in the parking lot.
But all that is changing now. Recently, Green Bay’s Redevelopment Authority approved a façade grant for our mural unveiling and door opening celebration. This grant will allow us to secure a new front door for Napalese.
However, the symbolism is deeper than that. We are not just reopening the front door, we are welcoming a new day, a new era of LGBTQ+ visibility and affirmation to our city. Green Bay mayor Eric Genrich will be joining us to open the front door and present a proclamation affirming the LGBTQ+ community and our event.
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
We have had an overwhelmingly positive response to the LGBTQ+ Mural Unveiling and Door Opening Celebration! Many members of the community have indicated that they would like to make a donation to help support and elevate this project.
Any donation amount will be accepted. However, those who donate between $200 to $499 will be recognized as a Bronze Sponsor, and your name included on the mural’s plaque. For more information on sponsorship levels, click here!
Checks can be Made out to and sent to:
The Boys and Girls Club of Green Bay
ATTN: Stephanie Fischer
1451 University Ave.
Green Bay, WI 54302
In the memo line of your check note United Arts - Mural and Celebration
An online donation can be made using the secure donation portal
Donors should designate the contribution by noting it is for the LGBTQ Mural and Celebration in the Additional Comments box along with if they want their name included, and if so, what name they would like to use.
Thank you to our sponsors!
These sponsors and collaborators have made this LGBTQ+ Mural Unveiling and Door Opening Celebration possible!
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