PACKERS TO HONOR BART STARR DURING OPENING WEEKEND

THE GREEN BAY PACKERS HAVE ANNOUNCED HOW THEY WILL BE HONORING THE LATE BART STARR. ON THE WEEKEND OF THEIR HOME OPENER, THE TEAM WILL HOLD A NUMBER OF CELEBRATION EVENTS. THE EVENTS WILL BEGIN ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH WITH THE GREEN AND GOLD GALA AND WILL INCLUDE A PRESENTATION FROM STARR’S WIFE, CHERRY, AND THEIR SON, BART STARR JR. ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH, THE STARR FAMILY ALONG WITH THE PACKERS AND RAWHIDE WILL HOST A PUBLIC CELEBRATION OF STARR IN NEW LONDON. THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO ALL FANS; MORE INFORMATION ON THE EVENT WILL COME OUT THIS SUMMER. THEN ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH, AT THE PACKERS’ HOME OPENER AGAINST THE VIKINGS, A PROGRAM AND CEREMONY TO HONOR STARR IS PLANNED FOR HALFTIME. ALSO, THROUGHOUT THE SEASON, THE PACKERS WILL WEAR A #15 DECAL ON THEIR HELMETS TO PAY TRIBUTE TO STARR.

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