Bucks and Prairie Farms to Continue Milk House Tradition at this Summer's Wisconsin State Fair

Of all the certainties in life, perhaps none is more enjoyable than a cup of delicious milk being available for just 25 cents at the Wisconsin State Fair. The Milwaukee Bucks and Prairie Farms are pleased to announce that the State Fair staple will be back for a 27th summer at the Milwaukee Bucks Milk House presented by Prairie Farms Dairy.

“We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with Prairie Farms and once again offer fairgoers an unbeatable deal,” Bucks Senior Vice President of Business Development Matt Pazaras said. “The Bucks Milk House is one of the fair’s great traditions, and we look forward to welcoming thousands of thirsty Wisconsinites in the coming weeks.”

The Milwaukee Bucks Milk House presented by Prairie Farms will once again be located at Main Street and South Grandstand Avenue, close to its original location from 1989. More than 160,000 cups of 25-cent flavored milk are sold annually as fairgoers quench their thirst with the Dairy State’s refreshing, healthy, delicious drink. This year’s milk house will feature five of Prairie Farm’s tasty flavors: Chocolate Cream Pie, Orange Creamsicle, Banana Cream, Strawberries and Cream, and Creamy Root Beer.

Throughout the 11-day State Fair run, the Bucks Milk House and Bucks Pro Shop in the Expo Center will feature visits from Bucks players to interact with fans, sign autographs and take pictures. Bucks players scheduled to appear from 1-2:30pm during the State Fair are:

Thursday, Aug 6 Johnny O'Bryant
Friday, Aug 7 Damien Inglis
Saturday, Aug 8 Tyler Ennis
Thursday, Aug 13 Chris Copeland
Friday, Aug 14 Rashad Vaughn
Saturday, Aug 15 Jabari Parker

*All players subject to change

The adjacent Bucks barn will also provide complete information on the upcoming season as well as a selection of team and milk house adult and youth merchandise. Bucks ticket representatives will be on hand to offer ticket packages for the soon-to-be-released 2015-16 schedule.

About Prairie Farms

Prairie Farms is headquartered in Carlinville, Ill. Prairie Farms Dairy Inc. represents over 700 farm families and is one of the largest and most successful farmer-owned dairy cooperatives in the Midwest - with annual sales of nearly $3 billion, 5,700 employees, 36 manufacturing plants and over 100 distribution facilities throughout the Midwest and South. Prairie Farms has farmer associations in 44 Wisconsin counties, with over a $1 billion economic footprint in Wisconsin. Founded in 1938, Prairie Farms has manufactured and delivered quality dairy products from farm to family for over 75 years; achieved through a commitment from our farm families to producing the highest quality milk available - without the use of artificial growth hormones. Prairie Farms product portfolio includes a complete line of fluid milk products, cottage cheese, sour cream and dips, yogurt, half and half, whipping cream, juice and juice drinks, ice cream and novelties. Prairie Farms distribution footprint covers over 30 percent of the United States; products are available in grocery chains, mass merchandisers, club stores, convenience stores, dollar stores, drug stores, schools, food service outlets and warehouse distribution centers. Prairie Farms charitable giving program, Our Caps, Your Cause, supports a variety of non-profit organizations. www.prairiefarms.com

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