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  • Sat., Apr. 19, 2014 12:30PM - 3:00PM CDT Tailgate Tour: Merrill party

    The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the ninth ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 15-19. This year’s tour includes two stops in Michigan, in addition to three Wisconsin stops, to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support.

    Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, Brad Jones and Mason Crosby, and Packers alumni Paul Coffman, Lynn Dickey and James Lofton.

    The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni arriving at each location at 6 p.m., and will run until 8:30 p.m., except in Merrill, where the tailgate party will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. A local non-profit organization will host each party which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs. Tailgate party tickets cost $30.

    General admission tickets also will be available for $5, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Due to space limitations, no general admission tickets will be available in Ironwood. 

    One hundred percent of the Tailgate Tour proceeds will benefit the hosting organizations.

    Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28. ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour’ tailgate party locations, hosting organizations and ticket information are as follows:

    Merrill: MARC. To benefit Riverbend Trail. Tickets on sale at Merrill Chamber of Commerce, 705 N. Center Ave., Merrill; Dave’s County Market, 300 E. 1st St., Merrill; and Drew’s Piggly Wiggly, 3404 E. Main St., Merrill. Tickets also available online at www.merrillchamber.org.

  • 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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Fit Kids contest winners to attend Sunday's game

Posted Nov 7, 2013

Fourth-graders won tickets through essay and poster contest

Among the fans cheering on the Packers at this Sunday's game will be 35 fourth-graders from the Green Bay Packers Fit Kids wellness program, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

Today, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced the winners of its Green Bay Packers Fit Kids Ticket Giveaway Contest. Each winning student was awarded two tickets to Sunday’s game at Lambeau Field – one for the student and one for the accompanying parent or guardian. The students will also have the opportunity to go on the field before the game to record a video message that will air on the Lambeau Field TundraVision video boards during the game.

To enter the contest, the students had to write an essay or make a poster that describes what they do to stay healthy. Winners were selected by random drawing. Pictures of the winning entries can be viewed and downloaded at http://anthemwi.tumblr.com.

The Fit Kids Ticket Giveaway is a part of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s ongoing work with the Packers to raise awareness of the importance of healthy lifestyles and bring positive health messages to Wisconsin classrooms.

"We're proud to join with the Green Bay Packers for the third consecutive year to promote healthy habits across Wisconsin," said Larry Schreiber, president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin. "The 35 winners attending the game on Sunday have demonstrated a commitment to active lifestyles and good nutrition, and we are excited to welcome them to Lambeau Field."

Fit Kids is a free, year-long fourth-grade curriculum for public schools in Wisconsin designed to promote healthy living by focusing on the physical, nutritional and social aspects of good health. Teachers and school district officials can learn more about Fit Kids and can register their classrooms by visiting www.Packers.com/FitKids.

The winners and their home towns are: Grace McQuiston, Alma; Abby Klink, Arlington; Cecilia Bruce-DeMuri and Thomas Schroeder, Berlin; Cody Carrico, Clintonville; Josie Thomas, Cross Plains; Randy Borkhuis, Elkhorn; Thomas Moede, Emerald; Eva Smith, Glenwood City; Erik Kalkofen, Goodman; Sharon Wilkins, Grafton; Lydia Wanish, Green Bay; Kyle Gouin, Hartland; Meg Tarrell, Highland; Mercy Salzwedel, Benn Tuttle and Dominic Willcome, Marshfield; Sierra Strom, Mosinee; Ellie Frisch, Middleton; Courtney Durrah Jr., Milwaukee; Olivia Schneider, Nashotah; Eastyn Dwight, Niagara; Eva Steitzer, Oconomowoc; Carson Kramer, Oconto; Kendra Felch, Pittsville; Lexi Patchin, Portage; Alannah Campbell and Hayley Purifay, Reedsburg; Alexis McBain, Richland Center; Meadow Salgado, Shawano; Fiona Skwierawski, Shorewood; Brody Dion, Stoughton; Gabriel Beltz, Watertown; and Alexis Fox and Shaela London, Winneconne.

About Green Bay Packers Fit Kids, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Fit Kids was developed in 2004 by several educators in the Green Bay Area Public School District, with support from the Green Bay Packers, CBS 5 WFRV-TV and the Karma Group. Several other districts adopted the program for the 2005-06 school year and in 2006-07 the program rolled out statewide. Since 2011, the program has been supported statewide by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

About Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin ("BCBSWi") underwrites or administers the PPO and indemnity policies; Compcare Health Services Insurance Corporation ("Compcare") underwrites or administers the HMO policies; and Compcare and BCBSWi collectively underwrite or administer the POS policies. Independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. ® ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin is available at www.anthem.com. Also, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/healthjoinin ,on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HealthJoinIn, or visit our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/healthjoinin.

 
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