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PACKERS, FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING, TO DIP INTO STOCK SALE MONEY

          Despite "not coming anywhere near their goal," Packers
     President Bob Harlan said the team was "not disappointed"
     with the $24M raised from the recently concluded stock sale,
     according to Brad Zimanek of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. 
     The Packers, who had hoped to raise $80M from the offering
     by selling 400,000 shares at $200 apiece, ended up selling
     more than 120,000 shares.  Harlan: "The goal was very
     difficult to determine.  We had not tried a stock sale for
     47 years and that sale in 1950 netted about $118,000.  We
     really did not know where this would take us."  More than
     half of the shares were sold in WI, but all 50 states were
     represented, as well as Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 
     With the stock sale, the Packers' "first priority ... is to
     add a rehabilitative swimming pool" to the team's training
     facility next to Lambeau Field (JOURNAL SENTINEL, 4/2).

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