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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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No need to shut him down now; Packers are back, baby

Posted Dec 8, 2013

Win over Falcons leaves Packers half game behind Lions

GREEN BAY—Start the Aaron Rodgers’ watch again. Would you have it any other way?

If you would, these words aren’t for you. This kind of late-season drama might be too much for you to bear.

These words are for the hopeful. These words are for the people that aren’t afraid to lose. These words are for people that have the courage to accept that losing is a necessary risk in the pursuit of victory. These words are for everyone that didn’t embarrass themselves and this franchise by spending last week campaigning for Rodgers to be shut down for the season.

Shut down? The Packers are a half-game out of first place. They can win the division and host a playoff game. They can become a hot team heading into the postseason. Don’t shut him down, get him back. He’s “The Man.”

Kudos to Matt Flynn and the defense. Hey, that was great, guys, but it would sure help the Packers’ chances if the best quarterback in the league was to be medically cleared to play against the Cowboys next Sunday.

Heal, bone, heal.

The Packers’ fate this season rests with the rate at which Rodgers’ left collarbone mends itself, so we’ll start the questions again on Monday: Mike, do you think Aaron will be ready to play this week? Mike, when will you know if Aaron will be able to play this week? Mike, don’t you hate it when we ask you these questions every day?

Hate it? He should love it, because had the Packers not rallied to beat the Falcons on Sunday, McCarthy would almost certainly have been facing this question this week: Mike, do you think you should shut Rodgers down for the season?

It is possibly the most ridiculous issue in Packers history, but now, mercifully, it is a moot point. If the Packers can get “The Man” back, they can become a very dangerous team down the stretch.

“We know we’re a good team. We know we can play with anybody in the NFL. We know we have guys that leave it all out there. Hopefully, this gives us a little momentum going forward,” Flynn said.

Here’s something else that would give the Packers a little momentum going forward: medical clearance for Rodgers to play against the Cowboys.

The Packers did something on Sunday they had never previously done: They won a meaningful game without Rodgers at quarterback. They found a way to stay alive. That’s good stuff.

It was a gut-check game. Everything was on the line on a nine-degree day that can make a man think, oh, well, we’ll get ’em next year.

Next year is still this year. No need to quit. The Packers have life.

“Our guys just stayed after it. Our defense overcame adversity. That’s what you look for,” McCarthy said.

If the Packers can build on that feeling, they might still achieve the “look out” this column predicted for them. They need to build on that feeling and they need to get back their quarterback. The rest just might follow.

There’s only one way to find out. I’m game if you are.

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