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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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Packers and Humana team up to build playground in De Pere

Posted Sep 5, 2012


By Jessica Bedore, Packers public relations/corporate communications intern

Packers employees teamed up with Humana associates on Tuesday to assemble a welcomed addition to Southwest Park in De Pere. Beginning at 9 a.m., a crew of more than 30 people worked diligently to put together a playground, purchased from Minnesota/Wisconsin Playground, with the goal to keep kids in the De Pere community active and fit.

"Humana is very excited to be partnering with the Packers on this exciting playground donation and build,” said Jerry Ganoni, president of Humana’s small business and specialty benefits companies. “As one of the largest employers in Brown County, Humana has a vested interest in helping the community where we live and serve. We thank the Packers for helping to make this playground possible, and we hope that it brings joy to the community here for decades to come."

Several Packers players were also on hand to help assemble the playground.

“For me, this is a chance to come back and support the community and the people of De Pere,” Packers tackle and playground build helper Marshall Newhouse said. “There’s a lot of development going on and you can tell that the people in this community want to help and add something to this park. I’m sure a lot of kids around here will enjoy it and use it a whole lot. That’s really the goal of it. We hope to just get kids fit and active and to come out here and help somebody.”

The Packers have a history of building playgrounds for the Green Bay and surrounding communities. In recent years, the organization helped build a handful of playgrounds to support active play in Northeast Wisconsin. Packers guard T.J. Lang has participated in a number of those playgrounds builds.

“This is actually my third or fourth time working with (community organizations) to build these playgrounds,” Lang said. “We’ve built them all over Green Bay and De Pere. It’s just really fun to spend a day off and come out here to help put up a playground. I know all the kids around here will really enjoy it.”

Throughout the day, Lang and Newhouse, along with fellow players James Jones and Jerel Worthy, worked to assemble the playground, pour concrete and spread woodchips at the site. Just as it is on the field, each player has their strengths and weaknesses when it comes to manual labor, Lang said.

“Well, I just carry around the big stuff,” Lang said. “I’m not too good really with putting nuts and bolts together.”

While the Packers have worked on several playground builds, this was the first build for Packers partner Humana. Dennis Grusnick, vice president of IT at Humana, says he is glad to be part of a project that encourages healthy kids.

“We’re happy to partner with the Packers to make a difference and give back to the community,” Grusnick said. “It’s for the kids. It’s really to help them get that fitness and to help them get healthy. That’s what Humana is always looking for—to get our kids healthy.”

For pictures from the playground build, click here.

 
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