When Renee Williams was a young child, her father put the family name on the Green Bay Packers season tickets waiting list. When she reached high …
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When Renee Williams was a young child, her father put the family
name on the Green Bay Packers season tickets waiting list.
When she reached high school, they finally became season ticket
Today, Williams is a business owner in Parker, and she still
hangs on to the tickets, even though they live out of state.
Williams is the owner of To the Rescue, a personalized
assistance program for seniors, single or dual-income families,
those recovering from illness and developmentally disabled.
One of her clients, 21-year-old Zachary Czarnek, who is
developmentally disabled, struck up a conversation with William’s
husband, Tim Dorn about football.
“I found out he was a Packers fan, how cool,” Dorn said. A week
later, Dorn grabbed a Packers hat and pennant to give to Czarnek
that he had at his house.
“I gave him a hard time when I saw him after that, and he didn’t
have the right green on,” Dorn said.
A few weeks later, Dorn said the Green Bay Packers tickets came
in their mail. As the two discussed game dates for the 2009-2010
season, they both agreed it would be an honor to take Czarnek to
the pre-season game, Aug. 15, against the Cleveland Browns at
Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisc.
“It was a gorgeous day in Wisconsin,” Dorn said. “It is always a
crap shoot on the weather, but that doesn’t stop a Green Bay Packer
Dorn, who had never experienced the airport with somebody in a
wheelchair, commented on how the security procedures were
“He was out of his element,” Dorn said. “It was a long day for
Dorn said that Czarnek was pretty excited during the game, and
they cheered the Packers on with popcorn and peanuts.
“It was a fast and furious weekend,” Dorn said.
And the best ending he said for all of them was the score.
“A 17-0 Green Bay win over the Browns.”
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