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    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.

     
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    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.

     
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    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 begin Tailgate Tour with sunshine and blue skies

Posted May 14, 2013

Randall Cobb stars in visit to Wisconsin heartland community


DENMARK, Wis.—The Packers eighth annual Tailgate Tour was bathed in sunshine this morning when it left Lambeau Field for a “Field of Dreams”-like visit at nearby Denmark High School. Approximately 1,500 students, grades K-12, sat in the high school football stadium as the siren from the police escort in the distance announced the Packers’ arrival to this heartland community.

On the bus were current Packers players Randall Cobb, Jarrett Bush and Alex Green. With them were Packers alumni Aaron Taylor, Frank Winters and Santana Dotson, and Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy.

The event was punctuated by the bluest sky and greenest grass northeast Wisconsin has seen since last October. A brilliant sun bounced off the grain silos that framed Leiterman Field. Yes, indeed, this was the heartland in all its glory, and its heroes were walking onto the field, slapping hands with the Denmark High School students that spilled onto the field in front of the grandstand.

“This is our very first stop,” Murphy told the students, for whom this was a surprise visit. Little did they know when they rubbed the sleep from their eyes on Tuesday morning they would meet Randall Cobb, clearly, the most popular of the Packers contingent.

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Bush addressed the students on the subject of work habits and Lombardi time, and then the program was opened to questions from the students.

First question: “Can I give you a hug?” Cobb was asked by a girl in front of him. They hugged and he lifted her. It was a moment she’ll never forget.

“Go Vikings!” Murphy said, playing off the Denmark High School mascot. “I don’t normally say that,” Murphy added.

Spring was finally here. The sunshine and the Packers’ visit made it official.

Winters, who played 16 years in the NFL, was asked how he became a football player.

With his thick New Jersey accent, in the heartland, Winters spoke of pursuits. “One day, maybe you’ll be successful in whatever you do,” he said.

“A dream without a plan is nothing,” Dotson said. “You have to put a plan of action together to get you to where you want to go.”

Cobb, of course, was the star of the show. It was no surprise. Murphy introduced Cobb with an Aaron Rodgers prediction, that Cobb will be remembered as the “best draft pick Ted Thompson ever had.”

One of the students asked Cobb if he would play football with him. Cobb obliged by going off to the side and playing catch. Another student, a discus thrower on the Denmark track and field team, challenged Cobb to a race.

“Randall, make sure you loosen up,” Murphy cautioned.

Cobb false-started. The kid ran pretty well.

Bush and Green led stretching exercises, and then Denmark Superintendent of Schools Tony Klaubauf presented Murphy a No. 1 Denmark jersey.

“Go Pack Go,” came the cheer from the students, their voices carrying across the open fields.

For more from the Tailgate Tour, click on the packers.com blog.
 
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