The historic Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame today announced the release of a limited edition Donald Driver bobblehead, available only to the first 80 people who purchase a special ticket package to the Hall of Fame’s 65th anniversary induction event on April 30. The bobblehead, which features Driver with his trademark smile, are available while supplies last at http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/07004F539410276E.
Driver, the Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading wide receiver, will be inducted into the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame April 30th during the event hosted at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena- the site of the very first Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame induction in 1951. Fans interested in attending the event and celebrating Driver’s career can also purchase select tickets for 50% off through a special buy-one-get-one promotion, available at Ticketmaster.com, the Milwaukee Theatre Box Office, the Wisconsin Center Rotunda, select Walmart stores, or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
In addition to Driver, a number of other prominent athletic icons will also be recognized at the Hall of Fame event, including: record-setting former Badgers Basketball coach and 2016 Hall of Fame inductee Bo Ryan; Packers great Jerry Kramer with a Legendary Team Award celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Packers victory in Super Bowl I; former Milwaukee Bucks owner, retired United States Senator and current philanthropist Herb Kohl with a Community Leadership Award; and two local high school athletes with male and female High School Athlete of the Year Awards.
The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame event will additionally feature performances by Andi & Alex from “The Voice” and the Wisconsin Badgers Band playing a special 5th Quarter to close the evening. Fans in attendance will also have the opportunity to bid on a special sports memorabilia and experiences through an online silent auction.
The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is maintained through the support of community partners Associated Bank, the Official Bank of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame, Hupy & Abraham, Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, West Bend Insurance, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
The Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame, located on 4th Street in Milwaukee’s downtown sports and entertainment district, contains bronze plaques commemorating the 135 members of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame. The Walk of Fame is free and open to the public 365 days a year.