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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Halloween costume wins ‘Packers Ticket Takeover Contest’

Posted May 12, 2014

Photo of local boy dressed as Aaron Rodgers to be printed on Dec. 28 tickets

GREEN BAY—The question was intended to jump-start an Avenger-themed, Marvel Comics-type family Halloween outing back in 2012.

“Who’s your favorite superhero?” Ernie Stevens asked his then 4-year-old son Daniel. The lad thought about it for a moment and then piped up with, “Aaron Rodgers.”

Caught off-guard slightly, his dad replied, “OK, that works.”

And so began the process of putting on the No. 12 Packers jersey over a set of youth la crosse pads, then adding the football pants and helmet and some of mom’s eyeliner for Rodgers’ goatee.

Young Daniel went so far as to mimic a diving, somersault-like Rodgers touchdown run in the living room, after which he hopped up off the floor and did the quarterback’s famous “belt” celebration.

That snapshot will now grace roughly 80,000 tickets for the Packers’ home game against Detroit on Sunday, Dec. 28, the 2014 regular-season finale.

Stevens entered the photo in the “Packers Ticket Takeover Contest,” which received more than 8,000 entries. The top five, as chosen by Packers officials, were then posted on packerseverywhere.com, and Stevens’ shot of Daniel was chosen the winner amongst 22,000 fan votes.

Told by his dad recently that his picture won the contest, the now 6-year-old Daniel responded with, “Cool,” which matches his most common description of Rodgers.

Stevens will receive two tickets to the Detroit game, but he won’t need the plane tickets that would have gone to an out-of-town winner. The family lives on Green Bay’s west side, a mere six minutes from Lambeau Field.

It’s fitting the tickets are for the Lions game because that’s the opponent Daniel saw at Lambeau last season, the first time the Oneida Turtle Elementary School kindergartner got to watch his hero in action.

He didn’t wear the entire Halloween get-up to the game, but the costume won’t soon be forgotten.

“We didn’t just dress him up. He really wanted to do that because he thinks Rodgers is so cool and he looks up to him as a role model,” Stevens said.

“There are so many athletes out there kids look up to that I wouldn’t want my kids looking up to. With Rodgers, I take pride in him being a Packer, because he is that role model. He’s just that kind of guy.”

That night two Halloweens ago truly was a family outing. Daniel’s older brother, Ernest, has long hair and went as Clay Matthews with the jersey and eye black.

Stevens regretted he didn’t have a really good photo of his two sons together that night. Some turned out a little fuzzy and dark, but the one of Daniel was good enough to submit for the contest.

“Going around trick-or-treating, he was a big hit,” Stevens said. “People were high-fiving him, and he was getting a lot of attention. He was a little mini-celebrity.”

He’ll be a slightly bigger one on Dec. 28.

“We asked him, do you understand, this picture is going to be on 80,000 tickets?” Stevens said. “He just smiled. I don’t think he understands just how cool it is.”

To view the photos of all five finalists, click here.

 
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