How the Green Bay Packers came to be America’s only non-profit NFL franchise

Oct 3, 2017

1919 Green Bay Packers team

Brenda Krainik and Candy Conard in Green Bay, Wisconsin share the back-story of how the Green Bay Packers came to be America’s only non-profit NFL team. More than 360,000 fans are ardent shareholders, and the concession stands at Lambeau Field are operated by local non-profit organizations. Brenda also shares insights about cool things to do and see in the little town of Green Bay—with the world’s most passionate football fans.

Green Bay Packers Titletown
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Every one of the 81,442 seats at Lambeau Field has been sold out since 1960. Fortunately you can still get tickets online
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1923 Green Bay Packers stock certificate
Tour Guide Candy Conard says that the waiting list for tickets to the Green Bay Packers is in excess of 130,000
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Lambeau Field Atrium entry
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Atrium at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin
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