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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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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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