Packers alumni, local officials to face off Sept. 7 in basketball charity event

Willmore Center Kickoff Event, featuring Green Bay Packers Alumni, a charity basketball game, will be held Thursday, Sept. 7, at Willmore Center, Ripon College. The game will begin at 6 p.m. in Weiske Gymnasium. Packers alumni will play representatives of the Ripon Police Department.

A special autograph session will follow the game approximately 7 p.m. The concession stand also will be open.

The event is being held to raise awareness and crucial funds for the Ripon Police Department.

Tickets are available for $10 per person.

Among the Packers alumni to participate in the game are:

  • Bill Schroeder, a wide receiver with Green Bay during 1994 and 1997-2001 and a member of the 1997 Super Bowl team.
  • Bill Ferrario, an offensive lineman who played four years in the NFL, two with Green Bay. He was a back-to-back Rose Bowl Champion in 1999 and 2000 with the Wisconsin Badgers; blocked for Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne; and won All-American honors in 2000.
  • Dexter McNabb, a full back who spent two seasons with Green Bay and was a member of the SEC Champion Florida Gators.
  • Chris Francies, a wide receiver who spent two seasons with Green Bay.
  • Tony Fisher, who played running back for the Packers from 2002-2005. He later served as the community outreach department’s player/alumni senior coordinator.

Questions may be directed to Jason Krueger, building manager of Willmore Center, at 920-748-8740 or [email protected].


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