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Packers invite Wisconsin middle school students to attend 'Empower' Leadership Event Jan. 18

Teachers and school leaders encouraged to bring students to free, day-long event at Resch Expo aimed at inspiring Wisconsin middle school students


The Green Bay Packers are inviting middle school students throughout Wisconsin to "Empower," a leadership event aimed at inspiring students to be positive leaders, on Jan. 18, 2024.

The free, day-long event will take place at the Resch Expo at 840 Armed Forces Drive in Ashwaubenon from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event will include a variety of leadership activities and programs aimed at encouraging sixth through eighth grade students to be their best selves and create positive changes in their communities.

The event also will include a presentation from keynote speaker Orlando Bowen, along with lunch and free t-shirts for participants. The event is fully funded by the Packers; the only cost for schools to attend is transportation to and from the event. There is no cost for the students to attend. Students in grades six through eight for the 2023- 24 school year are eligible to participate.

Teachers and school district community leaders are invited to bring their middle school students to participate. Toregister, please visit and register by Nov. 27, as space is limited.

Upon registering, school leaders will receive a confirmation email with link to provide attendee information (names, allergies, t-shirt sizes) by Friday, Dec. 15.  Each middle school will be able to bring up to 14 students and two chaperones; schools are asked to include a second chaperone if more than seven students will be attending. 

The event is part of Green Bay Packers Give Back, the team's all-encompassing community outreach initiative that includes the Green Bay Packers Foundation, appearances made by players, alumni, coaches and staff, football outreach, cash and in-kind donations, Make-A-Wish visits, and community events. The annual overall charitable impact of Packers Give Back exceeds $9 million.

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