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The Green Bay Packers have selected Janesville as a stop on their 13th annual Tailgate Tour in April.

The tour will visit Janesville on April 12, with the tailgate beginning at 6 p.m. at the Pontiac Convention Center, according to a news release. The event will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs.

Tickets cost $40, according to the release, and all proceeds will benefit the Janesville Salvation Army.

Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy will attend along with Kenny Clark, Blake Martinez, Ty Montgomery, Rob Davis, Antonio Freeman and Bubba Franks.

“We are honored to be selected as a tour stop this year,” the Salvation Army’s Maj. Bob Fay said in the release. “The proceeds from this event will support the services which help meet the needs of struggling individuals and families in the northern Rock County area.”

A VIP event will be held before the event for sponsors, according to the release.

Tickets are on sale at all Janesville Kwik Trip locations: 254 E. Memorial Drive, 3359 Milton Ave., 2518 Court St. and 3123 Highway 51. They also can be bought at the Salvation Army headquarters, 514 Sutherland Ave., Janesville.

Other stops on the tour include Verona, Milwaukee, West Bend and Monticello, Iowa, according to the release.

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