Donald Driver Thank You tour includes Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay

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GREEN BAY – Donald Driver's four-day "Thank You Fans" tour will include stops at the Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay and Miracle League of the Lakeshore in Manitowoc.

Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame inductee Donald Driver, left, and former general manager Ron Wolf answer questions before ceremonies July 22 at Lambeau Field.

Other stops will include The River Food Pantry in Madison, Jockey Being Family in Kenosha, Leinenkugel's 150th Anniversary Celebration in Chippewa Falls and the Wisconsin State Fair in Milwaukee.

Driver's tour will be Aug. 10-13, with stops based on requests by fans, community events, charitable causes, schools and Wisconsin companies. The tour will end with Driver's charity celebrity softball game scheduled for 1:05 p.m. Aug. 13 at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute.

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The full schedule, along with the approximate times for appearances, will be released later. Brian Lammi of Lammi Sports Management, Milwaukee, said the plan is to make 15- to 20-minute stops at as many places as possible.

The tour will include surprise stops as well. 

Green Bay Packers players compete during the 2008 Donald Driver Celebrity Softball Game at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute.

Driver, who retired in 2012, is the Packers' all-time leading receiver, with team records for receptions (743) and receiving yards (10,137). He was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame on July 22 at Lambeau Field.  

Driver will attend the Miracle League of the Lakeshore's All-Star Game in Manitowoc the evening of Aug. 11, and he'll also visit the Boys & Girls Club in Green Bay that day.

Proceeds from the softball game and from corporate sponsorship of the tour will go to the Donald Driver Foundation. Supporting the tour are Kohl's, Jockey International, Associated Bank and Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin.

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