Bring Jim in to Speak
Jim speaks to groups large and small throughout the football season. With the Packers preparing to celebrate their 100th birthday on August 11, 2019, Jim uses photos of his extensive memorabilia collection of old football cards, newspapers and magazines to trace Packer history from Lambeau to McCarthy.
Hire Jim Rice
Jim speaks at public libraries, senior centers and to various community groups from August through February. In the year of the Packer’s 100th birthday (August 11, 2019), audiences will find his presentations entertaining and thought-provoking.
“I thought I knew Packer history, but Jim’s presentation blew me away with all of the great Packer lore that I never knew. “
— Mike F., Cedarburg, WI
What’s more, your group will find Jim’s amiable personality encourages audience members to share their favorite stories, too. Jim’s current presentation, The Packers’ Century, looks back at all the great games, players and moments in Packer history.
The Packers’ Century $300 100 years of Packer history through photos of memorabilia from Lambeau to McCarthy
Green Bay’s “13”
Championship Seasons $300
Packers-Bears Rivalry $300
Sept. 5 Sun Prairie Library 6:30pm
Sept. 11 Hartford Public Library 7:00pm
Sept. 18 Hartford Senior Center 10:45am
Sept. 19 Port Washington Senior Center 1:30pm
Whitewater Public Library 6:30pm
Sept. 25 McFarland Public Library 6:30pm
Sept. 27 Lake Mills Library 6:30pm
Oct. 2 South Shore Yacht Club, Milwaukee 7:30pm
Oct. 6 Darlington Library 1:00pm
Cobb Library 3:30pm
Oct. 18 Manitowoc Library 6:30pm
Oct. 21 Green Lake Library 2:00pm
Oct. 23 Clintonville Library 6:00pm
Nov. 3 Stevens Point Library 1:30pm
Portage Library 6:30pm
Nov. 8 Belleville Library 7:pm
Nov. 13 Fitchburg Library 7:0pm
Nov. 15 Milwaukee Catholic Home 5:30pm
Nov. 30 Heritage, Menomonee Falls 6:30pm
Dec. 1 Door County Library, Sturgeon Bay 2:00pm
Jan. 8 St. John’s on the Lake, Milwaukee 3:00pm
Jan. 10 Shiocton Library 4:00pm
Bonduel Library 7:00pm
Feb. 5 Janesville Public Library 6:30pm
Contact Jim to find out if he’s available for your gathering.
Campbellsport, East Troy, Brookfield, Fox Lake, Plymouth, Cedarburg, Walworth, DeForest, Sheboygan, Watertown, Poynette, Kaukauna, Whitefish Bay, Wauwatosa, Green Lake, Fort Atkinson, Mequon, Racine, Verona, Beloit, Sun Prairie, Grafton, Sussex, and Cudahy.
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Get in on the Conversation with fellow Packerbackers
PackersCentury.com is the only site that gets you off the sidelines and into the game with, quite literally, ALL of your favorite Packers. From Curly Lambeau to Bart Starr to Aaron Rodgers — you can tell your story about your connection, meetings or memory of them all! We want to hear all about it. You can even send in your photos and we’ll publish them!
Listen to Jim’s Packer Podcast Interviews
Beyond the great games that Jim writes about are some truly amazing stories from fans, sportswriters, and former players about the only community owned franchise in pro sports. Take a walk through history through the eyes of those that live and breathe Packer football!
Meet Jim Rice – Author & Packer Historian
Jim has been writing and speaking about Packer history in Wisconsin since 2011. A former history teacher, coach and school superintendent, sports history has been a lifelong interest of Jim’s. He attended Marquette University in the 1970s and has remained in Wisconsin ever since.
Own the Books that are Packer History!
Jim’s four books — Giant Cheeseheads, 13 Championship Seasons, 92 Years! and Great Games of the Gridiron — detail histories of games and rivalries over the 100-year history of the franchise. Inexpensive to own, but easy to purchase and packed full of stories, statistics and Packer info for the die hard fan.
“Jim, you are a class act. I continue to wish you well with your endeavor, my friend.”Steve Schumer
“Jim, the greatest Packer fan and best author in the world!”Frank Lamping