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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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Mike Spofford

Mike Spofford has worked as a sportswriter in Wisconsin since 1995 and has been a packers.com staff writer since 2006. He has covered the Packers' last two Super Bowl appearances, XXXII and XLV.

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Lombardi Trophy arrives at Lambeau

Posted Apr 28, 2011

The Vince Lombardi Trophy is finally back home.

It arrived at Lambeau Field Thursday on a Brinks truck, fresh off its return from Tiffany & Co. in New York City, where it was engraved with the final score of Super Bowl XLV.

For those who didn’t get a chance to see it during its various post-Super Bowl travels, it will be on display for a few days beginning May 5 in the Packers Hall of Fame as part of a special exhibit on the championship season before heading out on the road for the organization's 'Tailgate Tour.'

The trophy will be part of the Hall of Fame exhibit from May 5 through May 9 before leaving for a week so fans at the 'Tailgate Tour' stops can see it. The trophy will return to the Hall of Fame exhibit at some point following the conclusion of the 'Tailgate Tour.'

“Fans are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Super Bowl trophy,” said Krissy Zegers, Packers Hall of Fame and stadium tour manager. “They’ve been anxiously awaiting it since the day we won.”

The exhibit, entitled “Return to Titletown,” fills the Hall of Fame’s special display room and is divided into five sections – four “quarters,” one representing each four-game segment of the regular season, plus “overtime” for the playoffs and Super Bowl.

The Lombardi Trophy will reside, of course, in the overtime area, along with the George S. Halas Trophy for the NFC Championship. The Halas Trophy was sent to Tiffany’s for a proper engraving as well.

In addition to the trophies, the exhibit also includes several memorable photos and graphics, plus the “Super Bowl saddle” that became the signature item in the lobby of the Omni hotel in North Texas that served as the Packers’ headquarters during Super Bowl week.

Other pieces of the historical record from the season can be seen, too, even down to some of the equipment used by the training staff to help care for the seemingly countless number of injured players throughout the year.

The Lombardi Trophy, of course, will attract the most attention, but that’s natural. One of the most popular places within the Packers Hall of Fame is where the previous three trophies, representing the victories in Super Bowls I, II and XXXI, reside.

Each has its own tower and display case in the center of the Hall of Fame room, which houses the plaques of all of the shrine’s inductees dating back four decades.

When the “Return to Titletown” display closes sometime around early September, the Lombardi Trophy will get its own tower and display case as well, and move to its permanent home next to its three likenesses.

“Everybody wants to see the trophy,” Zegers said. “It’s their touch to the Super Bowl if they weren’t there, and even if they were, it’s a nice little reminder.”

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