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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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St. Norbert-Packers conference to focus on women in sports

Posted Jan 24, 2014

McGraw, Brennan to give keynotes

May 19-21, 2014

CONFERENCE HOSTED BY ST. NORBERT COLLEGE
AND THE GREEN BAY PACKERS TO FOCUS ON WOMEN IN SPORTS
MCGRAW AND BRENNAN TO GIVE KEYNOTES

De Pere, Wis.: An award-winning journalist and a Hall of Fame coach will be the featured speakers at the academic conference “A Mirror of Our Culture: Sport and Society in America.” This national conference will be hosted by St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers, May 19-21, 2014, and will focus on women in sports.

Christine Brennan, considered the country’s most widely read female sports journalist, will speak on Tuesday, May 20, from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. in the Walter Theatre of the Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts at St. Norbert College. McGraw, a two-time consensus national Coach of the Year, will also speak on May 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Walter Theatre Both talks will be free and open to the public.

    Christine Brennan is an award-winning sports columnist for USA Today, an ABC News and ESPN commentator, an NPR Morning Edition contributor, a best-selling author, and a nationally known speaker. Twice named one of the country’s top 10 sports columnists by the Associated Press’ sports editors, she has covered 14 consecutive Olympic games, summer and winter. 

Brennan was the first woman sports writer at the Miami Herald in 1981 and the first woman to cover the Washington Redskins as a staff writer at the Washington Post in 1985. She was the first president of the Association for Women in Sports Media and started an internship/scholarship program that now honors nine female students annually.

She is the author of seven books. Her 2006 sports memoir, “Best Seat in the House,” was the first father-daughter memoir written by a sports writer. Her 1996 best-seller, “Inside Edge,” was named one of the top 100 sports books of all time by Sports Illustrated.

Brennan broke the news of the pairs figure-skating scandal at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics. Her USA Today column in April 2002 on Augusta National Golf Club triggered the debate on the club’s lack of female members. In December 2002, Sports Illustrated’s Golf Plus section named her one of golf’s 12 heroes of the year.

Ann “Muffet” McGraw is in her 27th season (32nd overall) as head women’s basketball coach at the University of Notre Dame. Her program is known for consistency and excellence.

Under McGraw, the Fighting Irish have made three trips to the NCAA Division I national championship game, including the title contests in 2011 and 2012. McGraw led Notre Dame to the 2001 national championship by beating Purdue in the title game. She is one of just three active Division I coaches (and seven all-time) with at least three appearances in the NCAA national championship game.

McGraw has 20 NCAA tournament appearances, including a current string of 18 consecutive tournament berths (the sixth-longest active run and eighth-longest streak at any time in NCAA tournament history). During this current streak (1996-2013), Notre Dame has won at least one NCAA postseason game 16 times.

On June 11, 2011, McGraw was the first Notre Dame representative to be inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

The conference is the third of its kind put on by St. Norbert and the Packers; the first was held in 2010. This partnership between an NFL team and an institution of higher education brings together academics and business professionals from around the country.

The Packers have held their summer training camp at St. Norbert College for 56 years, the longest such relationship between a pro football team and a college in the NFL. For more on the connections between St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers, go to http://www.snc.edu/communications/specialreports/packerconnection.html.

Formal conference registration will open on March 1, 2014, and close on April 1, 2014. Registration will be limited.

The conference fee of $195 includes access to all keynote speeches and concurrent sessions, the conference dinner, luncheons at Lambeau Field and St. Norbert College, and several coffee breaks daily. Conference attendees will also be provided a guided tour of Lambeau Field, admission to the traveling exhibit “Linedrives and Lipstick: The Untold Story of Women’s Baseball,” and screenings of sports-related films.

For more information on the conference, go to www.snc.edu/sportandsociety, or contact Karen Cleereman, conference administrative coordinator, at sportandsociety@snc.edu or (920) 403-3777.

The Center for Ethical Youth Coaching and the International Sports Professionals Association are sponsors of the 2014 Sport and Society conference.

 
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