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  • Wed., Jul. 23, 2014 5:00 PM CDT Ask Vic Day

    “Ask Vic Day” will include dinner and a movie, an “Ask Vic Live,” and a few other surprises along the way. The event will be held on July 23, 2014, at Lambeau Field. Registration will begin at 4 pm with a 5 pm kickoff. Door prizes will be awarded during the reception.

    Cost per person is $35 (tax included).

  • Thu., Jul. 24, 2014 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    The Green Bay Packers 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • 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.

     

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Postcards from Hawaii - Alex Van Pelt

Posted Jan 23, 2013


For the second straight year, the Packers coaching staff is coaching the NFC squad in the Pro Bowl. Packers.com caught up with running backs coach Alex Van Pelt and he sends this update from Hawaii.

This has already been a special trip. This is my third time in Hawaii – I played a game here once in college for Pitt and was a guest of Buffalo Bills teammate (and Pitt teammate) Ruben Brown about a dozen years ago. This time, I brought out my whole family. My wife Brooke, daughters Payton (13) and Paige (10) and son Jack (7) are all here.

We came out on Saturday, on a nine-hour flight from Chicago, so we’d have a few days on our own before the football activities started. We went up to the north shore and watched some surfers, who were riding some 20- and 30-foot breakers, and we also hiked up through some beautiful country to a 40-foot waterfall that we could swim out underneath.

Other than that, we’ve been mostly hanging out at the hotel and the beach. We’ve gone paddleboarding, snorkeling, and kayaking, and later on we plan to hike up to a volcano.

Our team had its first meeting last night and first practice today. It was just a 45-minute workout, and my son was a waterboy for the players. It was fun to see him interacting with players like Adrian Peterson and Eli Manning. I doubt he’ll forget this anytime soon.

In addition to Peterson, our NFC running backs group includes Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch, Tampa Bay’s Doug Martin and Minnesota fullback Jerome Felton. I had a chance to work with Lynch in Buffalo when I was quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator there, so it’s been good to get back together with him.

It’s fun to watch these guys in practice. They’re Pro Bowlers for a reason. I watched Peterson in practice today, and you could see the hunger. He plays at a different speed, even at a jog-through tempo. It’s impressive to watch.

All I told him was, ‘Just do what you do.’ I’m going to get out of his way and make it as easy as possible for him to learn the system we have. I told him, ‘They’re going to hand you the ball, and you just run like you always do. We’ll be just fine.’

Tonight we have a nice event at the resort, a welcoming party, and the group Train is performing. I’m a big Train fan, so I’m really fired up to see them. Later this week, I think Coach McCarthy is arranging a get-together for our coaching staff and all of the families.

This is a trip our family will always remember, and just to be a part of this with all the greats in the NFL is truly a privilege.

To see some behind-the-scenes photos with the NFC squad, click here.

 
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