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  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    The sale is taking place earlier than in previous years, due to the construction at Lambeau Field and the work that the Pro Shop team must complete in preparation for the new store, which will open this summer. Visitors to Lambeau Field should enter the Atrium through the Oneida Nation Gate. Parking is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate, which can be accessed off Oneida Street and Lombardi Avenue.

    The sale will feature the traditional mix of Pro Shop items greatly reduced in price and other special purchases.

    The team’s football operations staff also has provided Packers team apparel no longer in use, including a large assortment of t-shirts, shorts, jackets, jerseys and pants. Some items are practice-worn gear not normally available in the Pro Shop.

    The tent sale began in 1994 in the parking lot outside the former Pro Shop on the north end of Lambeau Field and grew into a popular event. Now in its 11th year in the Atrium, the tent sale also was held in the west side stadium concourse in previous years.

     
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    The 17th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Don Hutson Center with sessions ranging from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    Members may choose one of three sessions to attend:

    • Session 1 – 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    • Session 2 – 11 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3 – 2 to 3:30 p.m.


    The event will be held inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers indoor practice facility. Parking for the event is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate.  

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic is a member’s only event and will have a registration fee of $5.

    Deadline to register:

    • New Members – May 11, 2014
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014


    To sign up to become a member of the Junior Power Pack and receive an invitation to the clinic fans can go to www.packers.com/jpp.

     
  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    The eleventh annual Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer motorcycle ride will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The ride will start at Vandervest Harley-Davidson (1966 Velp Avenue, Green Bay) and will make a fun-filled stop at the Seymour Fireman's Picnic, held at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour.

    Ride Day Schedule

    • 9-10:30 am: Registration at Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Geen Bay
    • 11 am: Depart Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay
    • 12 pm: Arrive in Seymour. Enjoy food, beverages, entertainment and a short program.
    • 2:30 pm: Party kicks off at the new South Endzone Festival Foods MVP Deck at Lambeau Field! Guests can access the space by way of the Shopko Gate. See the field and enjoy the atmosphere from this beautiful indoor/outdoor space newly opened and accessed by very few. The party will include silent and live auction, food, beverages, music and merchandise available for purchase.


    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/

     

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Packers Foundation awards $250,000 grant to UWGB scholarship fund

Posted Dec 6, 2013

Check presentation to take place at UWGB-Virginia basketball game Saturday


The Green Bay Packers Foundation has awarded $250,000 to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Scholarship fund, Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy announced Friday.

A check presentation will take place Saturday, Dec. 7, at the UWGB-Virginia basketball game at the Resch Center during the first media timeout of the game. Murphy, Foundation Chairman Charlie Lieb and trustees Tom Arndt, Terry Fulwiler and John Zakowski, along with Packers director of information technology Wayne Wichlacz, a UWGB graduate, will make the presentation to UWGB Chancellor Tom Harden.

The gift, a single-grant record for the Foundation, was doubled with a matching effort by the university to ultimately add $500,000 to the scholarship fund.

“The Packers Foundation and Packers organization are very excited to support UWGB with this grant,” Murphy said. “UWGB is an outstanding university in the region, and this donation and the matching effort allows more scholarships to be available. The grant will also make UWGB more affordable for students in the area. In the long term, our hope is that this grant increases the number of college graduates in the Green Bay community.”

“UW-Green Bay’s partnership with the Green Bay Packers is a special one,” Harden said. “This generous gift by the Packers Foundation once again demonstrates their true support of public higher education and our efforts to keep college affordable for the students and families of Northeast Wisconsin. One of our highest University priorities has been increasing the scholarship endowment to assist a growing number of students with financial need. We are proud and deeply grateful to have the Green Bay Packers Foundation, its leadership and President Mark Murphy as advocates for the University and its mission.”

The Packers Foundation’s contribution and other recent gifts make possible dozens of new awards to high-ability and high-need students. Scholarships help improve student recruitment and retention. They ease loan burdens, lessen financial strain on families, and enable students to focus on their studies rather than work extra hours at outside jobs to defray expenses. Following graduation, about 33 percent of alumni live and work in Brown County, 70 percent in Northeast Wisconsin.

The Foundation has distributed more than $3.25 million for charitable purposes since it was established in 1986 by Judge Robert J. Parins, then-president of the Packers Corporation, "as a vehicle to assure continued contributions to charity."

The Green Bay Packers Foundation Trustees include, along with Lieb, Arndt, Fulwiler and Zakowski, Valerie Daniels-Carter, Rick Chernick, Ricardo Diaz, Jerry Ganoni, Mark McMullen and Tom Olson. Bobbi Jo Eisenreich is the secretary of the Foundation.

The grant, combined with other Green Bay Packers charity endeavors, contributes to a comprehensive Packers charity impact that was in excess of $6 million in the past year.


 
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