Packers CEO Mark Murphy receives Lee Remmel Sports Award

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DE PERE, Wis. (WBAY) – The De Pere Rotary Club has honored Green Bay Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy by giving him the Lee Remmel Sports Awards Distinguished Service Award.

Murphy received the award Thursday during a banquet at the Swan Club in De Pere.

He was chosen for his work in the community. Murphy is involved with the capital campaign for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, is honorary chair of the capital campaign for the Jackie Nitschke Center, and is involved with Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

Action 2 News anchor Bill Jartz was emcee at the event.

The Lee Remmel Sports Awards Banquet started in 1998. Proceeds from the event go toward scholarships to area college and high school students.