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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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Packers Hall of Fame inducts three in Saturday ceremonies

Posted Jul 20, 2013

KGB, Jacke, Fischer immortalized at Lambeau Field


GREEN BAY—When he was a rookie, Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila dreamed of making it into the Packers Hall of Fame as a face in one of the Packers’ team pictures. Saturday night, he was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame as one of the franchise’s legendary players.

KGB, as he was affectionately known, was joined by kicker Chris Jacke and former team president Emil Fischer as Hall of Fame inductees that were honored in ceremonies in “The Atrium” at Lambeau Field. KGB is the Packers’ all-time sacks leader, Jacke is one of the franchise’s third-leading scorer, and Fischer is no less important to the Packers’ success than a man who saved the franchise.

“Absolutely no question about it,” Fischer’s presenter, Mr. Bob Bush, said. “He was the master of stock sale and he was the major buyer of the stock. He realized some of the problems the Packers had. Mr. Fischer smoothed them out and put the Packers on their financial feet, and they’ve been there ever since.”

The foundation Fischer helped cement was celebrated with several awards presentations on Saturday night.

  • The Bart and Cherry Starr Recognition Award was presented to Bill Brault, founder of the Packers Hall of Fame. The Starrs were on hand to make the presentation.
  • Star linebacker Clay Matthews was presented the Miller Lite Most Valuable Player of the Year award.
  • Cornerback Casey Hayward claimed the Ariens Company Rookie of the Year. Heyward was emotional in his acceptance of the award. “Hope I see y’all in New York,” he said in closing, referring to the site of this season’s Super Bowl.
  • Packers all-time great Dave Robinson was honored by Festival Foods Memorable Moments in Packers History.

Prior to the start of Saturday’s banquet, Gbaja-Biamila met with Bart Starr in a scene that produced an embrace between the two Packers legends and an autograph for one of Gbaja-Biamila’s sons.

“I’m humbled being inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame. I love this place. It’s home. I had all six of my kids here,” Gbaja-Biamila said during an interview with reporters.

He’s the Packers’ all-time leader with 74.5 sacks and recalled having looked in the Packers’ media guide at the team’s all-time sacks record when he was a rookie in 2000.

“I said, ‘Whoa, it’s Reggie White.’ That’s what drove me,” he said.

Clay Matthews has 42.5 sacks and is a distinct threat to break Gbaja-Biamila’s record.

“He’s on track to do that. I wish there was a time we could’ve played together. Records are made to be broken. My name is going to come back again if he breaks it,” Gbaja-Biamila said.

KGB was presented for induction by his Packers position coach, Jethro Franklin, who was familiar with Gbaja-Biamila since Franklin’s days recruiting KGB to play college football.

“I’ve always had coaches that made me do what I didn’t want to do, so I could go to places I always wanted to go,” Gbaja-Biamila said. “Rarely did I get up and say look at me. I was excited to make my teammates happy.”

Jacke played on the Packers’ Super Bowl XXXI championship team and was one of the game’s best cold-weather kickers, despite having played collegiately at UTEP.

“Field goals last 1.4 seconds,” Jacke said. “I became a fan of the game. I’m going to talk about being in a town where the team meant so much.

“This will be the pinnacle of my career,” he said of his induction into the Packers Hall of Fame.

“I watched the transformation of this organization. I’ve enjoyed watching this place grow. It’s THE mecca for football,” he said. “This place is different from anywhere else in the league. They treat you as family when you come back.”

Former Packers punter Chris Hentrich was Jacke’s presenter. Hentrich was Jacke’s holder early in Hentrich’s career.

Robinson, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in two weeks, was a special guest on Saturday night. Robinson was one of the three stars on the left side of Coach Vince Lombardi’s defense, during the team’s championships run in the 1960s. A first-round pick from Penn State in 1963, Robinson follows cornerback Herb Adderley and defensive end Willie Davis into the Pro Football Hall of Fame following a five-decades wait.

“The longer you keep a sweet bottle of wine, the finer it gets,” Robinson said in an eloquent delivery. “I love the fan base and I love what you’ve done to Lambeau Field.”

Attendees included former team president Bob Harlan, current President and CEO Mark Murphy, former General Manager Ron Wolf and current GM Ted Thompson.

 
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