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  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    The sale is taking place earlier than in previous years, due to the construction at Lambeau Field and the work that the Pro Shop team must complete in preparation for the new store, which will open this summer. Visitors to Lambeau Field should enter the Atrium through the Oneida Nation Gate. Parking is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate, which can be accessed off Oneida Street and Lombardi Avenue.

    The sale will feature the traditional mix of Pro Shop items greatly reduced in price and other special purchases.

    The team’s football operations staff also has provided Packers team apparel no longer in use, including a large assortment of t-shirts, shorts, jackets, jerseys and pants. Some items are practice-worn gear not normally available in the Pro Shop.

    The tent sale began in 1994 in the parking lot outside the former Pro Shop on the north end of Lambeau Field and grew into a popular event. Now in its 11th year in the Atrium, the tent sale also was held in the west side stadium concourse in previous years.

     
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    The 17th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Don Hutson Center with sessions ranging from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    Members may choose one of three sessions to attend:

    • Session 1 – 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    • Session 2 – 11 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3 – 2 to 3:30 p.m.


    The event will be held inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers indoor practice facility. Parking for the event is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate.  

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic is a member’s only event and will have a registration fee of $5.

    Deadline to register:

    • New Members – May 11, 2014
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014


    To sign up to become a member of the Junior Power Pack and receive an invitation to the clinic fans can go to www.packers.com/jpp.

     
  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    The eleventh annual Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer motorcycle ride will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The ride will start at Vandervest Harley-Davidson (1966 Velp Avenue, Green Bay) and will make a fun-filled stop at the Seymour Fireman's Picnic, held at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour.

    Ride Day Schedule

    • 9-10:30 am: Registration at Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Geen Bay
    • 11 am: Depart Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay
    • 12 pm: Arrive in Seymour. Enjoy food, beverages, entertainment and a short program.
    • 2:30 pm: Party kicks off at the new South Endzone Festival Foods MVP Deck at Lambeau Field! Guests can access the space by way of the Shopko Gate. See the field and enjoy the atmosphere from this beautiful indoor/outdoor space newly opened and accessed by very few. The party will include silent and live auction, food, beverages, music and merchandise available for purchase.


    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/

     

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Dorothy Hanke Named Seventh Honoree For Packers FAN Hall Of Fame

Posted Dec 17, 2004

Dorothy Hanke, a lifelong Packers fan from Milwaukee, has been named the seventh annual honoree to the Packers FAN Hall of Fame.

Nominated by her granddaughters, Traci Zagrodnik, Tami Roman, Wendi Gerharz and daughter, Suzi Schoeneich, Dorothy becomes the third woman to be so honored.

The essay supporting her nomination, penned by her granddaughters and daughter, began, "She was born in 1919, the year the Packers were born. Growing up, my sisters and I spent a lot of time with our grandmother. If it was Sunday, we were watching 'the game.' Losing most of her hearing at an early age, she always sat close to the television on an ottoman so she never missed a play. Ironically, most children learn about football from the men in the family, but our family learned from her."

"Grandma NEVER misses a game," the essay continued. "Family gatherings took place after the game. On Sundays after church, she literally rushes through the door to get home for a noon game. She then surrounds herself with her lucky Packers items, including a Packer rock she rubs when the score is down. If you are watching the game with her, be prepared to see something Vince Lombardi-like in the form of a sweet little grandma.

"She'd rather watch the game at home, but every other year ventures out to Lambeau to be with the crowd. The last game we attended was two years ago. It was winter, about 30 degrees. She was all bundled up and stood with the rest of the fans, dropping her hot chocolate from her hand on a bad call from a referee. I asked her one time why she never got a place on the season ticket list. She just smiled and said, 'I didn't think I would make it this long.' "

The family members described her home as "covered in Packers memorabilia from one end to the other. From her life-size cutout of Brett Favre to her most prized autographs of Bart Starr."

The ladies concluded by writing, "(We) truly believe that this honor would be the best 85th birthday present she could ever receive and to receive it from the Green Bay Packers would literally be a dream come true - or just to sit down and have a cup of coffee with Bart Starr."

In recognition of being selected to represent all fans as the Packers FAN Hall of Fame's seventh honorary fan, Dorothy will receive four tickets to Sunday's game vs. Jacksonville and be saluted on the Lambeau Field TundraVision video board during the contest.

She also will receive a $500 Packers Pro Shop gift certificate and a road trip for two to a 2005 Packers away game (including tickets, air fare and hotel accommodations).

In addition, she will attend and be recognized at the Packers Hall of Fame Induction Dinner next July and be permanently recognized in the Packers Hall of Fame.

In the election process, Packers fans were asked to vote on the 10 finalists - chosen by the Packers FAN Hall of Fame selection committee - whose stories best represented all Packers fans.

This year's finalists, in addition to Dorothy, included Dan Behnke, Highlands Ranch, Colo.; Charles Brown, Milwaukee; Rev. Gilbert Hagin, Marietta, S.C.; Tom Hoglen, Trenton, N.J.; Ted Kosmo, Arcadia, Wis.; Larry Primeau, De Pere, Wis.; Patti Schultz, West Bend, Wis.; Mike Seavert, New Berlin, Wis.; and Dr. Jeffery Smith, Alma, Mich.

Balloting for the FAN Hall of Fame, international in scope, yielded thousands of votes from throughout the United States and countries around the world.

The Green Bay Packers, the first professional football team to have its own hall of fame, enhanced that distinction in 1998 by establishing a Packers FAN Hall of Fame for the purpose of annually honoring a devout and longtime Packers fan.

Mel Knoke of Appleton, Wis., Louis Gardipee of Black River Falls, Wis., Ed Jablonski of Wausau, Wis., Paul Mazzoleni of Green Bay, Wanda Boggs of Brookfield, Wis., and Sister Isaac Jogues Rousseau of Milwaukee were the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth honorees, respectively.

FAN Hall of Fame sponsors are ShopKo, Stein Gardens and Gifts, Best Buy and Bielinski Builders.

 
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