The University of Wisconsin-Madison Badger spirit wagon
will make a stop in Cedarburg Wednesday to serve
complimentary Babcock Hall ice cream as part of its
Thank You 72 tour.
CEDARBURG — The University of Wisconsin-Madison is in
the midst of a tour around the state, serving up some of
its Babcock Hall ice cream to thank residents for their
support of the university.
UW’s Thank You 72 ice cream truck will roll into Ozaukee
County Wednesday and stop at the Cedarburg Farmers
Market in Firemen’s Park, W65 N796 Washington Ave., from
3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
each stop across the state, the university has selected
one graduate from that county to highlight. For Ozaukee
County, it’s Josh Gasser. The Port Washington native
competed in back-to-back Final Four appearances with the
UW men’s basketball team. He holds the school record for
the most career starts at 133.
Gasser, who graduated in 2015, played basketball
overseas for a year. He’s now working in basketball in
other capacities, such as conducting youth skills
clinics, including an annual event at Cedarburg High
university’s dairy science program has churned out ice
cream from Babcock Hall on the Madison campus since
1951. It produces about 75,000 gallons a year.
“Through Thank You 72, the university expresses
appreciation for every county’s longtime support – from
producing outstanding students to legendary leaders to
investing research dollars to gainfully employing
UW-Madison graduates who go on to become the best
thinkers, athletes, builders, scientists, reformers,
writers, scholars, engineers and heroes,” according to a
news release announcing Wednesday’s event in Cedarburg.