Welcome to the Northwest Packer Backers!

Hello fellow Packer fans,

We, like many others around the country are great fans of the Green Bay Packers. As you well know, no matter where you go in this USA, you’ll always find Packer Fans gathering to watch the Pack play. The Green Bay Packers, unlike most teams, have a die hard following of fans everywhere. You have found us in the Great Northwest, as we celebrate our 25th year together.

Each Game Day during football season, you can find us at our Packer bars, The Mustard Seed Grill & Pub (NWPB HQ) in Seattle/Bellevue, WA or O’Blarney’s Irish Pub (Olympia Chapter) in Olympia with our fellow Packer Backers rooting for the team. We invite you to come on by and have a great time with the best Packer Fans in Washington!! You’ll see how much we have! Check out our Club links below to see photos and videos of our group on game days! Please check us out on Facebook and sign our Guestbook. Until then, thanks for visiting and GO PACK GO!!

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Annual Northwest Packer Backer Picnic

Hello Packer fans! The Northwest Packer Backer Annual Picnic is being held on Saturday, August 1st starting at 12:00pm at Lake Samammish State Park. (Click link for map). Look for the Northwest Packer Backer banner! Come join us for an old fashioned Wisconsin style Picnic!

Please bring your dish to share, some meat to cook as we like to do our picnics Wisconsin style and have a great potluck!! BYOD! The club provides the charcoal, utensils, plates, cups, silverware, napkins and condiments.

The Northwest Packer Backers are celebrating 25 years! Let’s kick off 2015 NWPB season strong and see you all at the picnic. We have some great things happening to kick off the 2015 Northwest Packer Backer football season. Time to start the training camp discussion.

Additionally all preseason games will be shown LIVE at the Mustard Seed Pub and Grill. If anyone has any questions, please let us know and email us!

GO PACK GO!

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Packers Hall of Fame Induction – Brett Favre LIVE!

Hello Packer fans!

Finally Brett comes home where he belongs. There will be all Green Bay Packers related stuff shown ALL DAY long! So we suggest Packer fans come early to enjoy.  See below for the NFL Network schedule for July 18th. We sure do need some Packer football don’t we? We look forward to seeing all you Packer fans! GO PACK GO!

9:00 AM

TOP 10 “Top 10 Green Bay Packers” – Who are the greatest Packer players of all-time? And you can only pick 10. For a franchise with 21 Hall of Famers and 13 world championships, this list is bound to spark controversy.

10:00 AM

TOP 10 “Top 10 Brett Favre Games” – Throughout his record-setting career, Brett Favre has created more memorable moments than most players in NFL history. Here is s countdown of the legendary quarterback’s 10 greatest games.

11:00 AM

NFL CLASSIC GAMES “NFL Classic Games” – Green Bay Packers vs. Oakland Raiders (12/22/2003) – Playing with a heavy heart following the death of his father Irvin, Brett Favre completed 22 of 30 passes for 399 yards and four touchdowns as the Packers dominated the Raiders 41-7 on Monday Night Football. Favre set a Packers record recording a 154.9 quarterback rating in the victory.

1:30 PM

SOUND FX: BEST OF “Sound FX: Brett Favre” – On-field sights and sounds of Brett Favre’s memorable NFL career.

2:00 PM

SUPER BOWL CLASSICS “Super Bowl Classics” – Super Bowl XXXI: New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers – Desmond Howard returned a kickoff 99 yards and quarterback Brett Favre passed for 2 touchdowns as the Packers defeated the Patriots 35-21 to win their first Super Bowl in twenty-nine years. Howard earned MVP honors totaling 244 return yards and a touchdown.

5:00 PM

AMERICA’S GAME “America’s Game” – 1996 Green Bay Packers – Re-live the story of the 1996 Packers through the eyes of Desmond Howard, Mike Holmgren, and Brett Favre. Narrated by Kevin Bacon.

6:00 PM

FILM SESSION “Brett Favre 4-Ever” – The complete story of a football legend, an extensive, emotional interview with Brett Favre as he discusses all the highs and lows of a remarkable, record-breaking career. Narrated by Billy Bob Thornton.

7:00 PM

TOP 10 “Top 10 Brett Favre Games” – Throughout his record-setting career, Brett Favre has created more memorable moments than most players in NFL history. Here is s countdown of the legendary quarterback’s 10 greatest games.

8:00 PM

NFL TOTAL ACCESS “NFL Total Access: Brett Favre Packers Hall of Fame” – NFL Network’s nightly flagship program has all the coverage from Green Bay, WI as former Packers Quarterback Brett Favre is inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame.

9:00 PM

NFLN SPECIAL – EVENTS “Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony” – Former Packers Quarterback Brett Favre makes his return to Green Bay for his induction into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and the retirement of his jersey #4.
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2nd Annual Northwest Packer Backers Draft Party

Hello Packer fans!! It is time for the NFL Draft to get started this Thursday and to see who the Packers will add to make us better for the 2015 NFL Season. We invite all Packer fans to join us at the Mustard Seed this Saturday, May 2nd to join us for our NWPB Draft Party. This is a family friendly location so Packers fans young and old can join us. This event will begin at 10:00 am and will run till the drafts ends. Come join us for some fun and Packer football. Hope to see you there! If you have any questions please email us at nwpackerbackers@gmail.com Also check us out at our main Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/nwpackerbackers/ GO PACK GO!!

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Off Season NWPB Events and Meeting Schedule

What an incredible week leading up to the Championship game. The Pep Rally that was held at the Mustard Seed with the Green Bay Packers personal and PackersEverywhere was incredible!! It has taken a while for some us to recover from the Championship game, but now is the time for us to see what the off season brings for our Packers. We have all been anxiously been anticipating what free agency will hold for our Packers. Listed below are the upcoming events and meetings for the Northwest Packer Backers off season. Please make sure to mark your calendars! We will be also emailing Sponsors / Club members as well. Additionally, there will/may be more upcoming events, so please keep your eyes on NWPB Website and Facebook.

                                                                             Location              Date               Start Time

NWPB OLY. CHAP. SPONSORS MEETING    OB’s           APRIL 19TH     1:00 PM

NWPB HQ SPONSORS MEETING          Mustard Seed       APRIL 11TH   1:00 PM

2ND ANNUAL NWPB DRAFT PARTY      Mustard Seed       MAY 2ND        10:00AM

NWPB HQ SPONSORS MEETING           Mustard Seed       JUNE 13TH     1:00 PM

PACKER HALL OF FAME INDUCTION Mustard Seed       JULY 18TH     4:00 PM

NWPB ANNUAL PICNIC                          Lake Sammamish AUGUST 1ST 12:00 PM

THE PACKER HALL OF FAME INDUCTION WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THE NWPB HQ AND OLYMPIA CHAPTER TO VIEW AT THEIR VIEWING LOCATION! IF ANYONE HAS ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL US AT NWPACKERBACKERS@GMAIL.COM

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PACKERS EVERYWHERE TO HOST FREE PEP RALLY EVENT FOR FANS IN SEATTLE SATURDAY, JAN. 17

Pep rally to include alumni autographs and giveaways

Packers fans 21 years and older are invited to bring the spirit of Green Bay to the Seattle area a day early to a free Packers Everywhere Pep Rally on Saturday, Jan. 17.

The festivities will take place at the Mustard Seed Grill & Pub at 5608 119th Ave SE, Bellevue, Wash., from 4 to 5 p.m. PT. The Mustard Seed is home to the “Northwest Packer Backers,” a large group of fans in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest who gather each week to watch the Packers play.

Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy will take part in the pre-gameday excitement at the event by greeting fans along with Wayne Larrivee, the radio voice of the Packers. Packers alumni Josh Bidwell and Ken Ruettgers will also be on hand to socialize with fans, sign autographs and discuss their thoughts on the next day’s game against the Seahawks. A round-table discussion with Packers.com writers Vic Ketchman, Mike Spofford and the audience will conclude the event.

“We’re very excited to have the opportunity to host a pep rally in the Seattle area for the NFC Championship game,” said Joan Malcheski, director of the Packers Media Group and brand engagement. “It will give enthusiastic fans a chance to share their excitement about the game and visit with Packers alumni and Mark Murphy. We are looking forward to meeting more Packers fans from Seattle at one of our more than 2,100 Packers Everywhere establishments.”

Packers Everywhere, through its website packerseverywhere.com, enables Packers fans to find official Packers establishments around the world where they can watch games and connect with fellow fans.

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Pep Rally Additional information

Children are welcome to the Pep Rally! It is just a formality to post over 21. See you all there!

GO PACK!

Jerry Garner
President
Northwest Packer Backers
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Game Day Playoff information & winner info

Hello Packer fans! We now have the week off and our next game day will be Sunday, January 11th. Kick off is at 10:00 am PST (Seattle time). If you have not read our FAQ’s, it lists the time the Mustard Seed opens as well as time for arrival and we also have the same information listed for O’Blarney’s. We will be the only game that will be televised at either location for the NFL playoffs at that time. If you have any questions please email us. You will be able to find that information under the Contact page tab. 

We also held the big drawing this past Sunday after the game! We had much to cheer for winning the NFC North for the 4th time in a row and clinching the #2 seed in the playoffs! Now it is time for Aaron to rest and heal to get ready for the playoffs! Listed below is the drawing winners! Thank you all for your participation! GO PACK GO!

Lambeau trip winner – William & Doris Needler                                                                             2nd Prize – Corky Lee                                                                                                                             3rd Prize – Ricky Hester                                                                                                                         4th Prize –  Luke Comer                                                                                                                         5th Prize – Jolie Holschen 

Congratulations to these winners!

See you on Sunday, January 11th! GO PACK GO!

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Club Charity Donation to Christmas House!

Christmas House donation 2014

 

Club President Jerry Garner presenting this season’s donation of $3000 to the Christmas House! Thank you all for your participation in our charity raffles which do make this possible!!!! GO PACK GO!!

 

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NWPB Pep Rally and Tailgate was a great success!

We held two incredible events prior to the Packer game for the Pep Rally and Tailgate! Thank you to all of you who were able to come attend and participate in the Pep Rally and/or the Tailgate! The Pep Rally was a blast and it was a great pleasure to have Steve “The Owner” Tate and Mrs. Tate, in addition to St. Vince and his wife, Cheese Louise join us at the Pep Rally. Also a big Green and Gold thank you to Evan “Tex” Western for joining us and putting the word out about our Pep Rally and Tailgate on the Packer blog, ACME PACKING COMPANY! All Packer fans should check out this Packer blog, lots of great Packer stuff.

The Tailgate was an awesome event and a great success! Our tailgate was visited by many people including Mr. & Mrs. Crosby (Parents of Mason) and Mason’s wife, Molly. Also we were visited by Steve “The Owner” Tate in addition to NBC to do some interviews pre-game and Evan Siegle of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Once again, word spread like wildfire about the Northwest Packer Backer tailgate. We had many visitors from many, many different states and a few provinces of Canada! It was great to see the vast number of Packer fans joining us! We again held the BIGGEST AND BEST TAILGATE IN SEATTLE! The turnout was about 600 – 1000 Packer fans! Great job Packer fans showing Seattle how us Packer fans tailgate and support our team! It was very rewarding when I was able to speak with many of you who attended and express you gratitude and enjoyment at the tailgate. Again, thank you all for joining us!

SPECIAL THANKS to all those who volunteered to make this a great success! I want to recognize the following people for the work they had given volunteering at the tailgate. They are Terry & Tammy, Tim & Evonne, Keri, Angel and my wife Traci. Thank you all, I couldn’t have done this without your help! We have Pep Rally and Tailgate pics have been posted! Please view them Pep Rally pics here and Tailgate pics here. If you are unable to view the pictures, you will need to submit a request to join the Northwest Packer Backer Facebook group.

GO PACK!

Jerry Garner
President
Northwest Packer Backers

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NW Packer Backers Tailgate and Pep Rally

**UPDATE**  NWPB Club Member and fellow Packer fans!!

We will be holding a Pep Rally on Wednesday, September 3rd at the Mustard Seed starting at 7 pm. We welcome all Packer fans!! Please click on Locations in the tab above to get directions to the Mustard Seed.

EVERYONE COMING TO THE TAILGATE MUST CHECK IN AT THE NORTHWEST PACKER BACKER BOOTH UPON ARRIVAL!! THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

We are hosting a TAILGATE on Thursday, September 4th in downtown Seattle which starts at 9:00 am! For those who wish to reserve a parking spot in the tailgate and have not done so, please do not delay as we have a few spots left in the lot! We expect the tailgate to be as large as our previous tailgates with tons of Packer fans. For all those who will be on foot, please email us as well. For more details and to reserve your parking spot please email us once at nwpackerbackers@gmail.com

——–TAILGATE LOCATION

The location for the Packer tailgate is going to be right across the street from the Hooverville Bar on 1st Ave. S. and it is right next to the Showbox Sodo. It is only 2 blocks from Century Link field and is is just south of Safeco field. Here is a map to the location.
 
 
Please below for the instructions to enter the lot for parking.
 
Heading North on 1st Ave. S.
 
As you approach Hooverville Bar the parking lot will be located right across the street. Turn right into lot and parking attendant will assist with verifying and assisting you to park.
 
Heading South on 1st Ave. S.
 
As you approach Hooverville Bar the parking lot will be located right across the street. Turn left into lot and parking attendant will assist with verifying and assisting you to park.
 
The time that you can start arriving is on September 4th is 9:00 am – 10:00 am to get this tailgate started! We recommend that all persons who are parking in this lot arrive no later than 11:30 am, so that you can truly enjoy the tailgate and all activities. There will be Honey Buckets / Porta Potties on location at the tailgate in the lot for the tailgaters to use. 
 
This is a Packer tailgate so be sure to bring your food, drink and bbq’s. If you do not have a bbq we will have some available to be use as we Packer fans share. Please let me know beforehand if you do wish to share your bbq so that I can direct those who don’t have one to someone. This is the only lot they are letting Packer fans tailgate on that I am aware of.
 
If there are other Packer fans that you know that are interested in the tailgate please have them email me so that they can participate. If you have any questions on anything please let us know. 
 
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you and your guests!
AGAIN, EVERYONE COMING TO THE TAILGATE MUST CHECK IN AT THE NORTHWEST PACKER BACKER BOOTH UPON ARRIVAL!! THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR COOPERATION.
 
GO PACK GO!
Jerry Garner
President
Northwest Packer Backers
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