News Release

Chill With Green Bay Packers Ryan Grant And Sam Shields At Appleton, Wisconsin, Verizon Wireless Store

Shields and Grant to sign autographs December 12 from 7 to 8 p.m.

For customer inquiries, please call 800-922-0204 or go to
Contact Us

December 6, 2011

Colin Deval

APPLETON, WI — As a proud sponsor of the NFL, Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce that Green Bay Packers Ryan Grant and Sam Shields will sign autographs for fans from 7 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 12 at the company’s store in Appleton. It’s an opportunity for fans to hang out with the players and walk away with a piece of Packers history.

Photos of Grant and Shields will be provided for autographs, or fans can bring one item from their own memorabilia for signing. (One autograph per person.)

Fans can also check out some of the latest 4G LTE smartphones to view the popular NFL Mobile app, including the DROID RAZR and HTC Rezound™. NFL Mobile offers fans the ultimate access, with 24/7 coverage from the NFL network, live audio of all games, news stats and live video of select games.

Additionally, Verizon Wireless is holding the “Hope for the Holidays Toy Drive” to benefit children of domestic violence survivors. Donations of new, packaged and unwrapped toys such as coloring books, crayons, board games, cars/trucks, dolls, action figures, stuffed animals, arts and crafts kits and G-rated DVDs will be accepted donated to Golden House in Green Bay, Wis. Donations will enable children at the shelter to better enjoy the holiday season.

Green Bay Packers Ryan Grant and Sam Shields

Autograph signing at Appleton Verizon Wireless store

Monday, Dec. 12, 7-8 p.m.

Verizon Wireless
750 N. Casaloma Drive
Grand Chute, Wis. 54913


  • Fans meeting Ryan Grant and Sam Shields and receiving autographs
  • Customers testing new devices in time for the holidays
  • Fans bringing toy donations for the “Hope for the Holidays Toy Drive”

Learn More:
Stay in the know about Verizon Wireless news in Illinois/Wisconsin follow @VZWAndrea on Twitter at For the latest network-related news, information and upgrades, follow @VerizonNews on Twitter at

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 107.7 million total wireless connections, including 90.7 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at