GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers are hosting about 250 people who work on the frontline of the pandemic at this Saturday's home game against the Carolina Panthers.
The guests, which include healthcare professionals, first responders and their household families, will sit in socially distanced pods per Lambeau Field's COVID-19 protocols.
The Packers wanted to give back to those who have sacrificed so much during the coronavirus pandemic.
"We are looking forward to welcoming this group of frontline workers and their families to the game on Saturday night. We are so thankful and appreciative of all they have done for our community during this challenging time," said Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy in a statement Thursday. "While we cannot invite large numbers of these special guests due to the pandemic, we want to express our community's collective appreciation for all their great work."