MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin State Assembly passed a resolution on Tuesday honoring former Green Bay Packers QB Bart Starr for his contributions over the years.
The resolution begins:
1Relating to: contributions of Bart Starr.
2Whereas, Bryan Bartlett “Bart” Starr became a legend within the state of
3Wisconsin, not only through his unprecedented skills and accomplishments on the
4football field, but through his extraordinary charitable contributions and his
5remarkable role in multiple organizations throughout Wisconsin;
The 81-year-old Hall of Famer was not present for the honor, but Rep. Warren Petryk (R-Eleva) wore a No. 15 Packers jersey as he read a letter from Bart’s wife, Cherry, thanking the state for the honor and saying his heart still lives in Wisconsin.
Governor Scott Walker also issued a proclamation on Tuesday declaring Nov. 1-7 “Bart Starr Week.”
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