Packers' Third Annual 'All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience' Set For Oct. 13



The third annual Packers All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience will be held at the Don Hutson Center on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, from 1 to 4 p.m. The gathering is presented by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and is being hosted by Packers defensive end Aaron Kampman and defensive coordinator Bob Sanders.

Founded by Family First, the All Pro Dad fatherhood program helps to educate fathers on the best ways to become an "All Pro Dad." Fathers are encouraged to bring their children to the event, where they will learn fatherhood tips and participate in special activities with their kids, while rotating through football-themed learning stations located at the Huston Center.

"I'm looking forward to another great event," said Kampman. "I can't wait to share some stories with fathers about the joy of raising a family and my own experiences as a dad. Not enough can be said about the value of good parenting. I know we'll all go home from this event as better fathers and families."

"The Packers are a world-class football organization," said Mark Merrill, All Pro Dad President. "We're very excited about how they have committed to helping Wisconsin families by hosting the 3rd annual Thrivent Financial All Pro Dad Father and Kids Experience."

Registration begins Monday, Sept. 17, and is $10 per father, which includes admission for dad and up to four kids. This event is recommended for children ages 5 and older. Register online at, or by phone, toll free at 800/956-8300. The event is expected to sell out early, so advance registration is required.

The event is being presented by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Time Warner Cable and WAPL-FM are serving as media partners.

"We are very excited to be involved in helping to build strong families in Wisconsin, the great state where our Corporate Head Quarters is located," said Andy Barthel of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.


"All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience" is the football-themed event of All Pro Dad, the fatherhood program of Family First, a national non-profit organization based in Tampa, Florida. It was launched with the help of Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy in 1997 and features 44 NFL Players, coaches and alumni who speak out on the importance of being a good father. All Pro Dad events are currently planned with more than a dozen NFL franchises including the Indianapolis Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs.

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is a Fortune 500 financial services membership organization helping nearly 3 million members achieve their financial goals and give back to their communities. Thrivent Financial and its affiliates offer a broad range of financial products and services including life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, disability income insurance, bank products and more. As a not-for-profit organization, Thrivent Financial sponsors national outreach programs and activities that support congregations, schools, charitable organizations and individuals in need. For more information, visit Securities offered through Thrivent Investment Management Inc., 625 Fourth Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55415-1665, (800) THRIVENT (800-847-4836), a wholly owned subsidiary of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Member NASD. Member SIPC. 200701822

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