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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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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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Partnership makes safety top construction priority

Posted Feb 27, 2012

All the parties involved in the Lambeau Field expansion made a commitment Monday to keep the project as safe as possible.

A total of 46 organizations, employers and trade associations signed a partnership agreement spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Miron Construction Co. and the Green Bay Packers that will focus on reducing workers’ exposure to hazards and serious injuries during the two years of construction work.

“This will truly be a collaboration of all these groups,” Miron CEO David Voss said at the signing ceremony at Lambeau Field on Monday. “The individual contributions of each group will ensure a safe, efficient and successful completion to this project.

“Let’s make safety the No. 1 priority. Let’s not just talk the talk, let’s walk the walk when it comes to safety.”

Frank Winingham, OSHA’s area director in Appleton, Wis., said construction projects, and workers’ falls in particular, continue to be the leading cause of fatalities in the industry. With a project this large – at least 1,200 tradespersons are expected to work on the Lambeau expansion – Winingham said a partnership is crucial because one or two safety inspectors can’t ensure comprehensive monitoring.

The voluntary partnership agreement focuses on identifying and controlling safety hazards and improving safety and health programs. Increased training will be conducted when necessary to help implement best practices and comply with OSHA standards and regulations.

“Everyone has to have a set of eyes toward safety on a job like this,” Winingham said. “We’d much rather come out and be involved in a partnership than come out to inspect an accident or fatality.”

Construction on the project began before the 2011 season ended and has continued through the, so far, mild Wisconsin winter. Miron Construction Co., based in Neenah, Wis., is the lead contractor.

By the start of the 2012 season, two new high-definition video boards will be in place as well as a new entrance tower and viewing platform in the north end zone.

The expansion of the south end zone, including the addition of 6,700 seats, will be completed for the 2013 season.

Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy said the project is designed to enhance the Lambeau Field stadium experience, which has been rated No. 1 in the league by ESPN The Magazine. Entering into a safety partnership like this simply “made sense for everyone involved.”

“To have a local firm doing the work is tremendous, and we’re very impressed with the premium Miron places on safety,” Murphy said. “Everything about this partnership is consistent with that.”

 
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