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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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Vic Ketchman

Vic Ketchman is a veteran of 40 NFL seasons and has covered the Steelers and Jaguars prior to coming to Green Bay.

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Wolf following in dad's footsteps

Posted Jun 8, 2011

The name opens doors, but it also casts shadows.

“I’m realistic enough to know nepotism is the reason I got my foot in the door, but if I wasn’t any good, I wouldn’t still be here. I’ve gotten a lot better as an evaluator,” Eliot Wolf said of being the son of legendary former Packers GM Ron Wolf, a young scout on the rise and having to live with the name that precedes him.

Eliot Wolf was promoted recently from his duties as the Packers’ assistant director of pro personnel to the team’s assistant director of player personnel. He will shift his focus to college scouting, where Wolf will assist General Manager Ted Thompson as a cross-checker, which is to say a scout that takes a second look at prospects that have been targeted by the team.

“He’s pretty proud of me,” Eliot said of his father’s reaction to his son’s promotion. Eliot, of course, has spent all of his life being proud of his father.

The elder Wolf built the Packers into one of the NFL’s dominant teams of the 1990s, winning Super Bowl XXXI. Wolf’s legacy is a personnel department that still bears his stamp and never misses a chance to pay respect to the man that created it.

His son refers to the “atmosphere” his father created within the Packers. “All of the scouts are best friends. We’re always out there together. Most teams are not like that. It creates a fun atmosphere. If you mess up, you’re going to get cracked on,” Eliot said.

Very early in life he knew he wanted to do what his dad did for a living. Eliot called it learning by “osmosis. Seeing how a team is run; seeing the work he and the scouts put in,” he said.

When did he know for sure he wanted to be a scout?

“The first documented thing was a fifth grade graduation. They asked what you want to do in life and I put down NFL scout. I’ve been fortunate enough to get the opportunity,” Eliot said.

At 29, his future is bright. A pedigree always helps, as long as it doesn’t hurt. Eliot knows both sides of the coin from growing up in Green Bay. When the Packers won, it was easy being the GM’s son. When the Packers lost, however, his classmates might ask him “why did your dad do this, why did your dad do that?"

“My goal is to be a GM some day,” Eliot said.

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