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    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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    • 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:

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    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.


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Postcards from Hawaii - Alex Van Pelt

Posted Jan 23, 2013


For the second straight year, the Packers coaching staff is coaching the NFC squad in the Pro Bowl. Packers.com caught up with running backs coach Alex Van Pelt and he sends this update from Hawaii.

This has already been a special trip. This is my third time in Hawaii – I played a game here once in college for Pitt and was a guest of Buffalo Bills teammate (and Pitt teammate) Ruben Brown about a dozen years ago. This time, I brought out my whole family. My wife Brooke, daughters Payton (13) and Paige (10) and son Jack (7) are all here.

We came out on Saturday, on a nine-hour flight from Chicago, so we’d have a few days on our own before the football activities started. We went up to the north shore and watched some surfers, who were riding some 20- and 30-foot breakers, and we also hiked up through some beautiful country to a 40-foot waterfall that we could swim out underneath.

Other than that, we’ve been mostly hanging out at the hotel and the beach. We’ve gone paddleboarding, snorkeling, and kayaking, and later on we plan to hike up to a volcano.

Our team had its first meeting last night and first practice today. It was just a 45-minute workout, and my son was a waterboy for the players. It was fun to see him interacting with players like Adrian Peterson and Eli Manning. I doubt he’ll forget this anytime soon.

In addition to Peterson, our NFC running backs group includes Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch, Tampa Bay’s Doug Martin and Minnesota fullback Jerome Felton. I had a chance to work with Lynch in Buffalo when I was quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator there, so it’s been good to get back together with him.

It’s fun to watch these guys in practice. They’re Pro Bowlers for a reason. I watched Peterson in practice today, and you could see the hunger. He plays at a different speed, even at a jog-through tempo. It’s impressive to watch.

All I told him was, ‘Just do what you do.’ I’m going to get out of his way and make it as easy as possible for him to learn the system we have. I told him, ‘They’re going to hand you the ball, and you just run like you always do. We’ll be just fine.’

Tonight we have a nice event at the resort, a welcoming party, and the group Train is performing. I’m a big Train fan, so I’m really fired up to see them. Later this week, I think Coach McCarthy is arranging a get-together for our coaching staff and all of the families.

This is a trip our family will always remember, and just to be a part of this with all the greats in the NFL is truly a privilege.

To see some behind-the-scenes photos with the NFC squad, click here.

 
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