Mark Murphy, Nick Collins, Jordy Nelson, Brady Poppinga On Board
Tickets for the 'Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour' evening tailgate parties go on sale Monday, March 16, at locations in each tour stop area.
The tour will make stops in Marshfield (May 11), Hudson (May 12), Platteville (May 13) and Beaver Dam (May 14) with Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, safety Nick Collins, a 2008 Pro Bowl selection, wide receiver Jordy Nelson and linebacker Brady Poppinga on board.
Culminating the day's activities during the 'Tailgate Tour' will be an evening tailgate party in each city from 6 to 8:30 p.m., with a flavor of famous Lambeau Field tailgating, hosted by a local non-profit organization. The parties will feature food and mingling with the Packers representatives. Tailgate party tickets will cost $25, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the hosting organization.
'Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour' evening tailgate party locations, hosting organizations and ticket information are as follows (6 to 8:30 p.m. in each city):
• Marshfield: Norwood Industrial Park. To benefit the Personal Development Center. Tickets available at Marshfield Festival Foods, Century 21 Reality and the Personal Development Center. More information: Treva Tisdell (715/384-2971).
• Hudson: Lakefront Park. To benefit Hudson Boosters Inc. Tickets available at Hudson-area Associated Bank locations and County Market. More information: Jim Londo (715/441-3462).
• Platteville: The Barn, next to Instant Shade Nursery. To benefit Wisconsin Badger Camp. Tickets available at Culver's locations in Platteville, Prairie du Chien, Dodgeville, Mount Horeb, Cross Plains, Verona, Dubuque, Iowa and Galena, Ill. More information: Brent Bowers (608/348-9689).
• Beaver Dam: Beaver Dam High School. To benefit the Beaver Dam Scholarship Foundation. Tickets available at Rechek Food Pride and Beaver Dam Piggly Wiggly. More information: Mark Killingsworth (920/887-8766).
Fans interested in 'Tailgate Tour' details are encouraged to visit www.packers.com often as information will be updated as the dates near. Fans can track each day's progress of the tour as well, with a Web blog and photo galleries posted daily. A Web blog and photo galleries of last year's tour are available online at www.packers.com/news/stories/2008/07/08/1/.