Coming Up
  • Wed., Jul. 23, 2014 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM CDT Aaron Adams appearance Aaron Adams will make an appearance at the Ohio Valley Regional Event in Pedersen Park in Marinette, WI on Wednesday, July 23, from 8-9:30 p.m.
  • 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.

Bart Starr Drive to be extended south

Posted by Mike Spofford on May 15, 2013 – 1:21 pm

Bart Starr Dr.As part of the ongoing development of the “Titletown district” in the shadows of Lambeau Field, Bart Starr Drive will be extended south in the coming months, ultimately connecting Lombardi and Potts avenues in the area just a few blocks east of the stadium.

A dedication and groundbreaking ceremony for the road’s extension was held on Wednesday at the spot on Potts Ave. that will eventually mark the new end of Bart Starr Drive. Bart and Cherry Starr were on hand, along with a number of local public officials, for the ceremony.

“It’s still forming and transforming,” Ashwaubenon village president Mike Aubinger said of the Titletown district. “The recent addition and renovation of Lambeau Field shows that. Lambeau Field is such a great economic driver in this community, and the Starrs put their heart in that economic driver.”

Bart and Cherry Starr

Bart and Cherry Starr stand with Bart Starr DriveVIEW PHOTOS

Bart Starr Drive currently runs from Lombardi Ave. south to Tony Canadeo Run, in an area that is also accessed via roads named Holmgren Way, Brett Favre Pass and Reggie White Way. The extension to Potts Ave. is expected to increase economic development and activity in the area, with one local business — L.P. Mooradian, a flooring company that has served the community for decades — already committed to relocating to what will become the intersection of Potts Ave. and Bart Starr Drive.

With the road’s extension taking it from the city of Green Bay into the village of Ashwaubenon, officials from both municipalities joked about needing to put political differences aside and work together. On a more serious note, they noted it’s collaboration amongst themselves and Brown County that will help to maximize on the area’s potential.

“This is the type  of cooperation we need to develop the Titletown district into an area that can contribute to a growing and vibrant economy,” said Ed Policy, Packers vice president and general counsel, who represented the organization at the event.

As for Starr, who was in Milwaukee on Tuesday night at QB Aaron Rodgers’ MACC Fund charity event, he was treated to the usual stories of those who remember his playing days. Aubinger talked about watching Starr practice during training camp while his older brother’s bike was ridden by Starr’s teammates. Policy mentioned growing up in Ohio with a Super Bowl I MVP poster of Starr on his bedroom wall. Even Tony Canadeo Jr., son of the Packers legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer, was flattered his father’s street would now mark an official intersection with Bart Starr Drive.

Starr took it all in with his trademark smile as he and Cherry were presented with an official street sign. Cherry noted how it always feels like they’ve “come home” when they visit Green Bay, and Starr of course agreed.

“This has been the greatest experience in our lives, living here and playing here,” Starr said. “It truly has been a bonus that we’ll never come close to matching.”


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2 Responses to “Bart Starr Drive to be extended south”

  1. By johnbolger on May 15, 2013 | Reply

    Green Bay Packers, Knew Bart back in the 60’s and 70’s. Twice I posted comments and twice nothing is on the blog. Yes I signed in and yes I know how to blog. Very disappointing. John Bolger

  2. By Joe Potts on May 16, 2013 | Reply

    What a great idea.

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