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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.

     
  • 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, Verizon Wireless and Bellin Health connect to support domestic violence prevention

Posted Sep 24, 2013

Season-long initiative to include phone drive at Packers home games

In an effort to help fight domestic violence in Wisconsin, the Packers and Verizon Wireless are teaming up again this season to collect used phones and monetary donations through the "Protection is the Name of the Game" campaign.

The long-running awareness campaign, "Protection is the Name of the Game," is an extension of Verizon Wireless' award-winning HopeLine program, which is dedicated to helping stop domestic violence.

The campaign includes a season-long phone drive at the Verizon Wireless Gate and in the Atrium, a special stadium-wide phone drive at the Nov. 4 Packers-Bears game that will benefit Golden House domestic abuse program and shelter in Green Bay and a public service announcement (PSA) featuring Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson and his wife Emily.

New this year, Bellin Health joined the Packers and Verizon for the campaign, as a part of the organization’s Titletown Wellness initiative. Titletown Wellness, a partnership between the Packers and Bellin Health, aims to identify and implement initiatives that improve the health and wellness of people in the region. Bellin Health locations in the Green Bay area will serve as phone collection sites during the month of October, which is Domestic Violence Month.

"The Green Bay Packers are thankful for the opportunity to once again partner with Verizon Wireless to support the important effort of ending domestic violence," said Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy. "We hope that our fans, like in past years, will continue helping us with this campaign by donating their old, used phones to Verizon’s HopeLine program."

"Protection is the Name of the Game" will include the following initiatives:

Season-Long HopeLine Phone Drive: Verizon Wireless and the Packers will be collecting no-longer-used wireless phones, batteries and accessories at Packers home games during the regular season near the Verizon Wireless Gate and in the Atrium. The phones will be refurbished or sold to buy new phones for victims of domestic violence and to support local domestic shelters/organizations. Verizon will also host a special phone drive at every stadium gate during the Nov. 4 Packers-Bears game. Fans unable to attend a game this season can still donate phones at any Verizon Wireless store at any time.

$10 Match: For each phone collected during a special drive Nov. 4 at Lambeau Field before the Green Bay Packers game against the Chicago Bears, Verizon will donate $10 to Golden House in Green Bay.

30-second PSA: A PSA featuring Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson will be broadcast on TV stations throughout Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula. It will be shown during each Packers home game, encouraging fans to donate their old phones to HopeLine.

"Verizon Wireless, through its HopeLine program, is committed to supporting survivors of domestic violence and the organizations that provide shelter and prevention programs. We are aware that one in four women, one in seven men, and three million children will experience domestic violence, so ending the cycle of violence in our communities starts with each of us," said Brian Pascoe, region president, Verizon Wireless. "We know Packers fans have provided tremendous support in the past and we know they’ll come through again to help us offer help that is desperately needed."

More About the HopeLine Program
Since HopeLine from Verizon’s national cell phone recycling and re-use program was launched in 2001, HopeLine has collected more than 10 million wireless phones, awarded more than $18.1 million in cash grants to domestic violence organizations throughout the country and by the end of this year, will have donated more than 151,000 HopeLine phones to victims, survivors and domestic violence organizations. Last year in Wisconsin alone, more than 11,000 phones were donated to the program and more than $70,000 in cash grants to help survivors of domestic violence across the state.

 
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