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  • Fri., Apr. 18, 2014 6:00PM - 8:30PM CDT Tailgate Tour: Rice Lake 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:

    Rice Lake: Barron County Fairgrounds. To benefit Benjamin’s House. Tickets on sale at Marketplace Foods, 330 S. Main St., Rice Lake; and Rainbow Home Center, 1124 Hammond Ave., Rice Lake.

  • 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.

     

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Packers-Cowboys Contest Will Serve As Military Appreciation Game

Posted Nov 3, 2010

Oshkosh Defense, Wisconsin National Guard To Join Packers In Salute

The Green Bay Packers, along with Oshkosh Defense and the Wisconsin National Guard, will mark Veteran’s Day and honor America’s military at Sunday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys.

The “Military Appreciation Game” will salute veterans and active members in a variety of ways, including a halftime culmination when more than 100 members of the Wisconsin National Guard’s 951st “Sapper” Engineer Company are recognized on the field. The unit, from the Tomahawk and Rhinelander areas, returned this past summer from a deployment in Afghanistan. The family of Sgt. Ryan Adams, who was killed in action, also will be recognized.

“The Packers, along with our fans, are looking forward to honoring our Veterans and current men and women in uniform at Sunday night’s game,” said Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy.

“Our sole mission at Oshkosh Defense is to support the members of the armed forces who put everything on the line as they serve their country,” said Andy Hove, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president of Oshkosh Defense. “This is an opportunity for us to join the Packers, the Wisconsin National Guard and tens of thousands of fans in recognizing of our nation’s most-deserving heroes.”

Also included in the recognition will be the Honorable Joseph Westphal, Under Secretary of the U.S. Army; Brig. Gen. Don Dunbar, the Adjutant General of Wisconsin and the state’s senior military officer; Mark Anderson, the Commander of the Wisconsin Army National Guard; and Col. Martin Schweitzer, the deputy commander of operations, 82nd Airborne Division.

Pregame activities will feature a signature wall in the Lambeau Field Atrium for game attendees to sign. For each signature, Oshkosh Defense will donate $2 to the Fisher House Foundation, which provides a "home away from home" for military families to be close to a loved one during hospitalization for an illness, disease or injury.

Also, an Oshkosh Defense M-ATV will be on display in the parking lot in the fan walkway adjacent to the Tundra Tailgate Zone, along with the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s NASCAR race car. The National Guard will also have an interactive football toss and obstacle course available for all fans.

Inside the stadium, TundraVision will broadcast a special rendition of the national anthem, performed by Wisconsin National Guard soldiers who are on deployment overseas. Oshkosh Defense and the Wisconsin National Guard will be providing the fan giveaway in the stadium, an American flag. Additionally, Sunday’s Operation Fan Mail honoree is in a special category as the first World War II veteran to receive the recognition: Jim “Maggie” Megellas, a 93-year-old Fond du Lac native.

Fans are encouraged to experience the evening’s different activities and join in the salute to American’s service men and women and their families.

 
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