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Brett Favre Announces Fifth Annual Brett Favre Celebrity Softball Game


The Fifth Annual Brett Favre Celebrity Softball Game has been scheduled for Sunday, June 6, 2004. The game will be held at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, beginning at 12:00 noon. Bergstrom Automotive will serve as presenting sponsor of the event that benefits the Brett Favre Forward Foundation.

The softball game will feature Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers offense against the Green Bay Packers defense. All proceeds will benefit the Brett Favre Forward Foundation, whose mission is to provide aid to disadvantaged or disabled children residing in Wisconsin and Mississippi.

The Brett Favre Forward Foundation recently distributed more than $70,000 to local charities from last year's softball game. The Brett Favre Forward Foundation was established in 1996 and is a 501(c)3 organization in which all net proceeds raised from each event benefits charities. More than $1.2 million has been donated between Wisconsin and Mississippi the past eight years.

Premier seats may be reserved now by purchasing ticket packages for this year's event. Ticket packages include reserved box seats, VIP hospitality passes and reserved parking passes. To obtain more information on packages that are available as well as game details, visit Ticket packages may be purchased by calling John Gibson at 205/967-4745 X120.

"Deanna and I certainly appreciate the support we have received from the community the past several years and the opportunity to contribute significant dollars to many worthwhile charities," said Brett Favre, president of the Brett Favre Forward Foundation and quarterback of the Green Bay Packers. "I hope people will come out again this year and help us continue our mission of supporting Wisconsin charities."

Individual tickets go on sale Monday, May 3, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. and can be purchased by calling the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers ticket office at 800/WI-TIMBER or 920/733-4152. For sponsorship opportunities or additional information regarding the Brett Favre Celebrity Softball Game, contact John Gibson, Event Manager at 205/967-4745 X120 or

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