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  • Sat., Apr. 18, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM CDT Tailgate Tour (Sheboygan)

    The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the 10th anniversary ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 14-18. This year’s tour includes three stops in western Wisconsin, in addition to stops in southern and eastern Wisconsin, to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support.

    Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Andrew Quarless, Micah Hyde and Casey Hayward, and Packers alumni Gilbert Brown, Antonio Freeman and Bill Schroeder. The tour will also feature special alumni in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Tailgate Tour, Dave Robinson and Jerry Kramer.

  • Sat., Apr. 18, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT LeRoy Butler appearance

    Mills Fleet Farm Spring Sports Show

  • Sat., Apr. 18, 2015 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM CDT Adams, Gizzi appearance Packers Aaron Adams and Chris Gizzi are scheduled to appear at the 6th Annual Rock for Vets at Memorial Hall Racine Civic Centre (located at 72 7th street, Racine, WI 53403) on Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 6:45-8:30 p.m.
  • Wed., Apr. 22, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT Packers Job Fair

    The Green Bay Packers are seeking part-time/seasonal employees to assist with Packers home games/events and provide legendary customer service to all guests at Lambeau Field. 

    Qualifications include strong verbal communication and conversation skills, trouble-shooting skills, ability to stay focused on job responsibilities and ability to stand entire shift. Individuals must be available for all home games, Family Night, any potential home playoff games, and other Lambeau Field events as needed.

    Hall of Fame Job Fair:
    Tuesday, April 21 from 3-6pm
    Part-Time/Seasonal Positions Available:

    • Hall of Fame Customer Service Representatives
    • Stadium Tour Guides


    Game Day Job Fair:

    Wednesday, April 22 from 2-5pm or Thursday, April 23 from 3-6pm
    Gameday/Seasonal Positions Available:

    • Security Event Staff
    • Guest Services – Greeters, Ushers, Attendants, Wheelchair Runners

     
    The job fairs will be held in the Terrace Suites; fifth floor of the Shopko Gate/South End.  On-site interviews conducted. Must enter through the Shopko Gate on the south side of the stadium (parking off of Ridge Road and Valley View Road).

    If unable to attend, please pick up an application from the Guest Services desk inside the Lambeau Field Atrium or review the employment information below.    

    *Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years old*

  • Thu., Apr. 23, 2015 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT Packers Job Fair

    The Green Bay Packers are seeking part-time/seasonal employees to assist with Packers home games/events and provide legendary customer service to all guests at Lambeau Field. 

    Qualifications include strong verbal communication and conversation skills, trouble-shooting skills, ability to stay focused on job responsibilities and ability to stand entire shift. Individuals must be available for all home games, Family Night, any potential home playoff games, and other Lambeau Field events as needed.

    Hall of Fame Job Fair:
    Tuesday, April 21 from 3-6pm
    Part-Time/Seasonal Positions Available:

    • Hall of Fame Customer Service Representatives
    • Stadium Tour Guides


    Game Day Job Fair:

    Wednesday, April 22 from 2-5pm or Thursday, April 23 from 3-6pm
    Gameday/Seasonal Positions Available:

    • Security Event Staff
    • Guest Services – Greeters, Ushers, Attendants, Wheelchair Runners

     
    The job fairs will be held in the Terrace Suites; fifth floor of the Shopko Gate/South End.  On-site interviews conducted. Must enter through the Shopko Gate on the south side of the stadium (parking off of Ridge Road and Valley View Road).

    If unable to attend, please pick up an application from the Guest Services desk inside the Lambeau Field Atrium or review the employment information below.    

    *Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years old*

  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM CDT Packers' 2015 NFL Draft Party Evolution is located at 233 E. Chicago St., Milwaukee, Wis. Event parking is available in the parking structure next door (225 E. Chicago St.), where full day parking passes will be $10.

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Murphy Takes 5: Tailgate Tour - Touching down in your community in Wisconsin and Iowa

Posted May 4, 2013


Murphy Takes 5 is a monthly column written by President and CEO Mark Murphy. On the first Saturday of every month, Mark will write about a topic of interest to Packers fans and the organization, and then answer five fan questions. Fans are encouraged to email Mark with their name and hometown at: MurphyTakes5@packers.com

Yes, that’s right, this year’s Tailgate Tour, the 8th Annual, will stop in Iowa for the first time. The Tour will begin on May 14 and wrap up on the 18th.  I’m really looking forward to the Tour, especially our stop in Dubuque, Iowa. I’ve often heard about how many fans we have in Iowa, and it will be good to see the passion of our Iowa fans firsthand. Our preseason television network has included Iowa for a couple of years now, and the response in Iowa has been very positive.

In addition to Dubuque, we will also stop in Wisconsin in Oshkosh, Beloit, Tomah and Wisconsin Rapids. We’re the only team in the NFL that has a Tour like this, and I think it really highlights the special nature of the Packers organization. There are two reasons we conduct the Tour. First, we want to thank our fans for their great support. Every team in the League talks about how great their fans are, but as we travel across the state (and Iowa) and see our fans, I realize how strong the bond is between our fans and the team. The other reason for the Tour is to raise money for a charity in each of the five towns where we stop. Over the previous seven years of the Tour, we’ve raised over $800,000.

The players on the Tour this year are Jarrett Bush, Randall Cobb and Alex Green. The players really have a great time on the Tour. Players who’ve gone on the Tour in the past talk so openly about how much they enjoyed the Tour that other players now ask if they can go on the Tour. For the past few years, we’ve also brought former Packers players on the Tour. This year’s alumni are Santana Dotson, Aaron Taylor and Frank Winters. Our fans love to see the alumni and it is great to see the interaction between current and former players.

We look forward to seeing many of our fans on the Tour, and hope to have a chance to thank them for their tremendous support.

Now, on to your questions:

Steve from De Pere, WI

Congratulations on signing Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews to long-term contracts. With the size of their contracts, though, will the Packers have enough money left under the salary cap in the coming years to field a competitive team? 

One of the very best things about the NFL is that we have a hard salary cap. It is a main reason that there is so much competitive parity in the League. For the individual teams, though, it forces them to make tough decisions, and manage their rosters and the cap well. The Packers, through Ted Thompson and Russ Ball, do an excellent job of managing the salary cap. They structured these two contracts in a way that will leave us room to sign contracts with other key players. For instance, even with the two new contracts (and with a minimal increase in the 2013 salary cap), we still have approximately $13 million in cap room at this time. Also, while the salary cap has been flat in recent years, it should increase starting in 2015 when the new national TV contracts begin.

Nathan from Pulaski, WI

What is the most stressful part of your job?

I believe in the old saying that stress is self-induced. It is really important to keep things in perspective and not stress out over various parts of your job. That said, though, each game means so much and tight games can by very stressful, especially since I have no influence over the outcome.

Kel from Middleton, WI

What is your favorite Packers tradition?

We have so many great traditions; it is difficult to pick out just one. At the start of training camp, I get misty-eyed as I see the kids from the community lined up with their bicycles waiting for the players to come out to ride them to the practice field. If I’m forced to pick one, though, I would have to go with the Lambeau Leap. To me, the best part of the Leap is that it highlights the connection between our players and fans.

A question from Elaine

Thank you for all your great work for the world's greatest team! Can we get the date for the shareholders meeting earlier each year – like March or so? It would greatly help as we plan our summer trips.

Thanks, Elaine. I’m often asked this question. As much as we would like to set the date of the shareholders meeting in March, we really can’t set the date until both the preseason and regular-season schedules come out. We typically tie the shareholders meeting into the start of training camp. For instance, if we were selected to play in the Hall of Fame preseason game, we would start training camp one week earlier in July. This year, the shareholders meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 24, at 11 a.m.

Timmy from Milwaukee

I'm just curious, if the Packers make it to the Super Bowl pretty soon, do you think there would be any talk of opening up Lambeau Field to host a big Super Bowl Packers viewing party on the new gorgeous HD screens?

I love your optimism, Timmy. You raise an interesting issue. Under current NFL policy, teams are not permitted to host viewing parties in their stadiums. The concern is that if too many teams did this, it would lower TV ratings. The League, though, is considering whether it would make sense to have some exceptions to the policy. I can’t think of a better place to watch the Super Bowl than at Lambeau Field in February.


 
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