Press Release: Gov. Evers, First Lady Share Thanksgiving Video Message

Office of Governor Tony Evers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2023
Gov. Evers, First Lady Share Thanksgiving Video Message
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers and First Lady Kathy Evers today shared a video message wishing Wisconsinites a happy Thanksgiving.

The governor and first lady’s Thanksgiving message will also be shared as part of this week’s Democratic Radio Address, which will be available here on Thurs., Nov. 23, 2023.

The governor and first lady’s video message is available here, and a transcript of the video message is available below.

Thanksgiving Video

Governor: Hey there, folks. Governor Tony Evers here. 

First Lady: And I’m First Lady Kathy Evers. 

Governor: We wanted to take a moment today to wish each of you a happy Thanksgiving...


First Lady: And to reflect on all the things we’re thankful for this year. 

Governor: Kathy and I have a lot to be grateful for, including you! 

First Lady: We’re also thankful for our kids, grandkids, siblings, and our good health. 


Governor: We’re thankful for 51 years of marriage together. 

First Lady: And for our friends, including our pickleball crew, and for UW Badger Sports, especially UW Volleyball.

Governor: Finally, we’re thankful for our staff, our service members and guard members, and state employees, who work hard each and every day to serve Wisconsinites and our state.  

First Lady: However you’re celebrating, we hope you’re healthy, safe, and enjoying the holiday season. 

Governor: And to enjoy your time gathering with loved ones and friends...

First Lady: And hopefully, eating some good food, too.

Governor: So, with that, from our family to yours:  

Governor and First Lady: Happy Thanksgiving, Wisconsin!

An online version of this release is available here.