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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.

     
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  • 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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Lambeau Field: All that's left to do is yell

Posted Jul 18, 2013

New south end zone seating could enhance Packers’ home-field advantage

Fans take in the view from their new seats in the new south end zone. VIEW PHOTO GALLERY

GREEN BAY—The ribbon was cut and the doors were opened on the new south end zone on Thursday. All that’s left is to find out how much louder Lambeau Field will become.

As Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy officially opened the new Shopko Gate to the renovated south end zone for a “Meet Your Seat” event for the area’s ticket holders, he touched on the biggest remaining curiosity – the impact the “Wall of Sound,” which closes off Lambeau’s south end and adds roughly 7,000 outdoor voices, might have on the Packers’ home-field advantage.

“Last year, when there were no fans in the end zone (during construction), players commented to me about how much louder it was already,” Murphy said. “We’re excited about the ‘Wall of Sound.’”

The opening of the south end zone completes a three-year stadium improvement project that saw the Packers add a new sound system in the seating bowl in 2011 and new video boards and premium-seating gate in 2012. Of the $146 million needed for the entire project, $64 million came from the team’s stock sale in late 2011.

“We can’t thank our fans enough,” said Murphy, who was joined on stage for the ribbon-cutting by several state and local dignitaries, including Gov. Scott Walker.

Walker called Lambeau Field a “mecca” and a “world-class attraction,” complimenting the Packers on making the renovations “an improvement and not a distraction.”

That was one of the goals from the outset, continuing a process begun during the stadium’s 2003 renovation.

“One of the things we’re really proud of is we think we’ve done it in a way that ties into and builds on the great history and tradition of Lambeau Field,” Murphy said. “We’re really pleased with it.”

The additional 7,000 seats vault Lambeau Field ahead of Cowboys Stadium and into third place on the list of the NFL’s largest stadiums, behind only FedEx Field in Washington, D.C., and MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

“It’s pretty impressive for by far the smallest community in the NFL to have the third-largest stadium,” Murphy said. “We’re fully confident we’ll fill those seats.”

The process of filling them – with a combination of new season-ticket holders and previous ones who changed locations to the new area, opening up seats in the stadium bowl – removed 3,800 names from the Packers’ lengthy season-ticket waiting list.

Economically, Murphy pointed out the project created 2,000 jobs and $70 million in wages, adding that major portions of the work were done by area companies – 40 percent from Brown County, 70 percent from northeastern Wisconsin and 92 percent from within the state.

The new south end zone is also projected to generate an annual $12 million economic impact, the equivalent of an extra home game each season.

“This gives our fans unique seating and viewing options, unlike anything we have in the stadium now,” Murphy said. “We really think we’ve created something very special.”

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