The Green Bay Packers are teaming up Friday with Children's Health Education Center (CHEC) and Kohl's Department Stores to promote bike safety with a bike helmet fitting and giveaway.
During Friday morning's practice, which begins at 10:30 a.m. on Ray Nitschke Field, representatives from CHEC, a member of the Children's Hospital and Health System, and Kohl's will fit and distribute limited-edition bike helmets to spectators attending practice. Representatives also will educate children and their parents about the importance of wearing properly fitted bike helmets. Helmets will be available only to persons present for onsite fitting.
After practice, Packers players Brady Poppinga, Nick Barnett and Aaron Kampman will be fitted with helmets for their ride back to the locker room across the Lambeau Field parking lot. The players are taking part to help promote bike safety and the importance of wearing bike helmets.
Who: Packers players Brady Poppinga, Nick Barnett and Aaron Kampman, "bike kids," and representatives from Children's Health Education Center and Kohl's Department Stores.
What: Promotion of bike safety, bike helmet fitting and ride back to Packers locker room.
When: Friday, Aug. 25, during 10:30 a.m. practice. Packers players will join at the conclusion of practice (approx. 12:30 p.m.).
Where: North end of parking lot adjacent to Ray Nitschke Field on Armed Forces Drive, a half-block from Lambeau Field. If inclement weather forces the team to practice indoors, the event will take place in the Lambeau Field Atrium, with the players to make a brief appearance after practice.