Many ex-Packers to honor White

Tribute event set for morning of Packers season opener

Former wide receiver Robert Brooks and defensive tackle Gilbert Brown will return to Green Bay this weekend to join the family of Reggie White at a special tribute event. Friends, family members and former teammates of Reggie White will come together for an event which will celebrate the life of Reggie White.

The event will takes place on Sept. 18, the morning of the Packers-Browns game at ShopKo Hall. The event is open to the public.

Along with Brown and Brooks, others who will make tribute presentations include Leroy Butler, Sean Jones, Santana Dotson, Bryce Paup, Willie Davis, Jerry Kramer, Sara , Jeremy and Jecolia White. Other activities will also take place at the event including a memories gallery and a silent auction. In addition video tribute from John Madden, Keith Jackson, Chris Berman and Mike Golic will also be featured.

"This will be such a special day for my family, I am touched that many of Reggie's' former Packer teammates will be part of the celebration of his life". Said Sara White " I want to encourage everyone to join my family and Reggie's friend on Sunday morning before the game for this wonderful foil event."

A musical performance by four time Grammy Award winner Michael Tait of DC Talk will also be featured. He will perform and also be joined by Sara White for a song. Jecolia White will also perform a song that she wrote about her father, Reggie.

Tickets for the Tribute to Reggie White Event are $20 each and available at Ticket Star box offices, or, or by calling 1-800-708-1078.

The Ticket Star Box office located at the Resch Center in Green Bay or by calling (1-800-895-0071).

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