Lambeau Field ready for Packers vs. Cancer game

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Lambeau Field is ready for Monday night’s Packers Vs. Cancer game, presented by Bellin Health. The Packers Vs. Cancer effort, which is aimed at raising awareness of all cancers and raising funds to battle the disease, runs throughout the month of October.

Monday’s game will recognize those who have battled and continue to battle cancer and will honor survivors on the field during the pregame Ambassador Line. The national anthem will be performed by six-time cancer survivor and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Edward Schrank who has overcome numerous health challenges to maintain his ability to speak and sing.

Fans entering the game will receive a free multifunctional bandana/scarf, made of stretchy, breathable fabric with the Packers Vs. Cancer logo printed on it. The giveaway was created with those undergoing cancer treatment in mind, and can be worn by patients, their loved ones and those who support the fight against cancer.

Shoppers at the Packers Pro Shop can also join the effort by adding $1 or more to their purchase. Each donation goes directly to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation, which is named for the legendary Packers coach and is dedicated to winning the battle against cancer by funding advancements in cancer research and compassionate care. Those who donate during October have the opportunity to put their name on a special card that will be displayed in the Pro Shop throughout the month.

Additionally, the Packers Pro Shop is selling a new Packers Vs. Cancer New Era knit hat available now at the Packers Pro Shop, with $5 from each hat sale going directly to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation. The winter stocking hat, which will be sold throughout October and into the colder months, features green, gold and white stripes, with the Packers logo on the front and a Packers Vs. Cancer logo on the side. The hat is available in-store and online.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to allow extra time traveling to Monday’s game, as commuter traffic may cause slow travel. For more information or to plan a route to the game, visit https://511wi.gov.

The Lambeau Field parking lots will open Monday at 3:15 p.m., with stadium gates opening at 5:15 p.m. The Lambeau Field Atrium, including 1919 Kitchen & Tap, the Packers Hall of Fame and Packers Pro Shop will be open to ticketed guests only via the American Family Insurance Gate beginning at 1:15 p.m., with exit/re-entry ticket scanning available until 3:15 p.m. The team is also reminding fans to allow plenty of time to enter the stadium, and enter through the specific gates indicated on their tickets.

Fans on Monday can enjoy the Johnsonville Tailgate Village, the permanent tailgating and event space in Lambeau Field’s east side parking lot, which opens at 3:15 p.m. for ticketed and non-ticketed guests alike and will feature live music, food, beverages and a festive tailgating atmosphere. Additionally, Chevrolet will be hosting a free autograph signing with Packers alumnus Ahman Green from 4:15 to 6:15 p.m., next to the Johnsonville Tailgate Village.

Featured alumni are scheduled to make appearances Monday; Daryn Colledge and Jason Spitz will be taking part in fan activities at surprise locations around Lambeau Field and the Legends Club, respectively, leading up to kickoff. Sean Jones also will be appearing in the U.S. Cellular Loft to greet fans prior to the game.

During pregame, the Packers and WPS Health Solutions will recognize U.S. Army Major Terry Lee Mercier, Jr., and his family on the field.

At halftime, the High School Quarterback Challenge, presented by HPE and Camera Corner will take place on the field. The competition will feature players from Bonduel High School in Bonduel, Wisconsin, and Valders High School in Valders, Wisconsin. Also at halftime, Lambeau Field will host a live performance from country recording artist, Brantley Gilbert, which will also be played during the Monday Night Football broadcast.

The Packers are reminding fans of the NFL’s stadium safety policy, listed at packers.com/carryin, and all fans entering Lambeau Field on gamedays will use walk-through metal detectors.

For more information about gameday, visit packers.com/lambeau-field/gameday.

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