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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.

  • 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 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

  • 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.

Jim Temp, former Packers player and executive committee member, dies at 79

Posted by Mike Spofford on November 26, 2012 – 5:13 pm

James A. Temp, a former Green Bay Packers football player and member of the organization’s board of directors and executive committee, died on Sunday at the age of 79.

A native of La Crosse, Wis., Temp played college football at the University of Wisconsin and was drafted in the second round by the Packers in 1955. A defensive end, Temp played in 43 games for the Packers over four seasons (1957-60).

He was elected to the Packers’ board of directors in 1987 and then to the executive committee in 1993 before reaching emeritus status in 2004. Former Packers President/CEO Bob Harlan told that Temp replaced Hall of Famer Tony Canadeo on the executive committee.

“I always tried to keep somebody on the executive committee who could give us some football input in the decisions we were trying to make,” Harlan said. “I thought Jim would be a great guy to replace Tony, and he was that.”

Temp’s time on the executive committee spanned some major developments in Packers history. The team left Milwaukee and moved all its home games to Green Bay in 1994 and got a referendum passed to renovate Lambeau Field at the turn of the century.

“He was a valuable guy who helped us through a lot of major decisions,” Harlan said. “He was with us through some very important times.”

A baseball and football player before his professional days, Temp was inducted into the University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007. In 1993, he was named the Milwaukee Journal’s first-team defensive end on its all-time all-state high school football team, spanning 100 years of prep football in Wisconsin.

Among many charitable endeavors, Temp served as the UW-Green Bay Founders Association president in the early 1980s, heading a key philanthropic arm of the university.

“I admired him as a friend, and he was a great community leader, a very charitable person,” Harlan said. “He always wanted to contribute and give back to the community. I admired him as a man as much as I admired him for his help on the executive committee. He was that kind of person.”


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10 Responses to “Jim Temp, former Packers player and executive committee member, dies at 79”

  1. By JoAnn M Muir on Nov 26, 2012 | Reply

    I almost died Sun nite, too watching that NYG game.

  2. By Monica on Nov 26, 2012 | Reply

    I nominate Larry McCarren to fill James’ spot on the executive committee. Shareholders-any seconds or alternative votes?

  3. By Melissa on Nov 27, 2012 | Reply

    Not sure this is the best place to comment on the trivial aspects of a football game or who should fill an executive committee seat. Show some compassion. Be the Green Bay fans I am proud to be associated with, and leave your condolences or lock it up.

  4. By Tom on Nov 27, 2012 | Reply

    Kudos to Melissa for her sincere and excellent comments about leaving this blog for the bigger picture. Jim Temp has forgotten more incredible things he’s done for the community than most of us will ever accomplish.

  5. By Rick on Nov 27, 2012 | Reply

    Great bio on this guy. Born in La Crosse, played for the Badgers, drafted by Green Bay in 1955 but didn’t join the team till 1957 after serving two years in the Army. Played two seasons with Lombardi when a shoulder injury ended his playing career. Joined the board of directors and played a part in the Pack’s re-emergence; saw them through eight division titles, three conference championships, and two Super Bowl wins (one of but five NFL teams to win multiple championships during that time). Impressive.

  6. By Rick on Nov 27, 2012 | Reply

    And make it a 17th round pick at that, like Starr in 1956. Worked his way on up.

  7. By Brian on Nov 27, 2012 | Reply

    R.I.P. Mr. Temp. Go Pack Go!

  8. By Sarah on Nov 28, 2012 | Reply

    Shame on you JoAnn and Monica. Please consider the feelings of his family and friends before you make such trivial remarks upon the passing of a truly honorable man. Jim Temp was a WONDERFUL man. I had the privilege of knowing him my entire life. I count Jim and his wife among the most lovely people I have had the honor of knowing. I count myself among those who will miss him and Green Bay has lost a true legend; not just for his past as a football player, but also for the leader, husband and father that he was. Godspeed, “Mr. Temp”.

  9. By Chuck Derenne on Dec 1, 2012 | Reply

    Green Bay and the entire State of Wisconsin lost one of the finest men to ever wear the Green and Gold of the Packers and the red and white of the Badgers. Jim and his wife, Carol Jean, raised a beautiful family and gave so much back to the community in such class and humility. His contributions to UWGB, the YMCA, and many other organizations will be forever appreciated. What a beautiful memorial service today in Green Bay. RIP in Taco.

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