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Wisconsin Herd Partners with BMO and NAMI Oshkosh to Promote Mental Health

January 17, 2022 - NBA G League (G League) - Wisconsin Herd News Release

OSHKOSH, Wis. - The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, is partnering with BMO and NAMI Oshkosh to host the fourth annual School Day during the Wisconsin Herd January 19th game. School day is centered around promoting mental health and will feature American Idol star Franki Jo Moscato whose performance is centered around promoting mental wellness.

There will be over 15 groups of students from schools all over the state of Wisconsin coming out to this game. Each student will be provided with a co-branded Herd and BMO lunchbox filled with food from Cousins Subs (sub, cookie, chips), and a NAMI Oshkosh booklet on mental health. The NAMI Oshkosh booklet has activities that encourage kids to talk about their feelings and where they can go to find help if they need it.

NAMI Oshkosh is a local affiliate of a national organization. NAMI began working in Oshkosh in 1979 and their mission is to advocate, educate and support all people affected by mental illness.

During the game, there will be student recognitions for high academic achievements, a teacher free-throw contest, a teacher dance-off and lots of Herd giveaways. The winning teachers will receive a prize from BMO.

Franki Jo Moscato, an Oshkosh native who previously appeared on American Idol, will be performing the national anthem and at halftime. Each student will receive a Franki Moscato Foundation brochure and Be Kind window cling. The Franki Moscato Foundation focuses on young adults to prevent suicide and promote mental wellness.

Tickets for the game can be purchased by visiting, or by calling 920-233-HERD.

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