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2014-04-17 08:27:03

Dinner to honor players for their on and off the field accomplishments followed by autograph show CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund will hold its sixth annual Hall of Fame Induction Dinner at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan on Friday, May 16, 2014. This dinner will honor players for their outstanding NFL playing careers and their legendary charitable work off the field. More than 60 players will be in attendance. Gridiron Greats, led by Mike...

2013-12-10 08:36:13

Company spokesman to be honored December 10 through December 11 SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) is offering a special 8.9 percent discount from December 10 to December 11, 2013 to honor the retirement of Mike Ditka's football jersey, number 89. Hall of Famer Ditka is former head coach of the Chicago Bears and Overstock.com's current spokesperson. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/LA33954LOGO) Ditka currently stars in...

2013-10-30 08:28:19

Company Reaches New Demographic SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) released the first commercial in their new series starring NFL Coach and Hall of Famer Mike Ditka and quarterback Jim McMahon. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/64128-overstock-commercial-series-reunites-mike-ditka-and-jim-mcmahon (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131030/MM06019)...

2013-05-26 23:00:24

The Sports Fan Playground announces deals on Chicago Bears NFL merchandise up to 75% off of the retail price through the beginning of the 2013 NFL season. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 Current and classic Chicago Bears NFL apparel and accessories are available at up to 75% off of retail price at the Sports Fan Playground. The store has a variety of classic Bears NFL sports memorabilia that commemorates the classic Bears teams of the 1930s and 1940s, during the club's early years....

2013-01-31 16:25:03

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In conjunction with its announcement to co-host a Super Bowl Party in New Orleans on Friday, February 1, 2013, Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund announces that it has helped over 500 retired NFL players and their families in the last six (6) years. Gridiron Greats is an independent charity devoted to helping players who have been impacted by their playing days in the NFL and as a result fallen on hard times. Gridiron Greats is working on a...

2013-01-24 08:28:19

CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hall of Fame coach Mike Ditka will be hosting a charity fundraising event to benefit Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund and The Kevin Turner Foundation on February 1, 2013 from 7pm to 10pm at The Foundry (333 Saint Joseph Street) in New Orleans, LA, as part of the Super Bowl week festivities. The event entitled, An Exclusive Evening With Ditka and Friends, will allow attendees to spend time with Coach Ditka and some of his NFL friends, hear their stories,...

2012-07-27 02:28:23

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Camacho, the world's boldest cigar and a core brand in the Oettinger Davidoff Group portfolio, is pleased to announce a new partnership with legendary hall of fame football player and coach, Mike Ditka. Under this new partnership, the "Coach" and Camacho will develop a series of new cigar lines carrying the Ditka name, which will be made at Tabacos Rancho Jamastran in Honduras. Ditka will also serve as a brand ambassador at select nationwide...

2011-01-27 00:02:58

All-Star Orthopaedics today announced it would join the Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund (GGAF) as they expand their medical care program for former NFL players to Dallas, TX. As part of the program, All-Star Orthopaedics will provide assistance and accessible medical care, including orthopaedic surgery in Dallas, TX, to retired National Football League players who meet GGAF's criteria to qualify. Dallas, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011 The Dallas orthopaedic surgeons at All-Star...

2011-01-06 09:22:00

DALLAS, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jose Feliciano Foundation and Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund throw "The Best Party in Texas" during Super Bowl XLV weekend, and the stars align to benefit charity. Corporate speaker, author, and Texas businessman Jose Feliciano is celebrating Super Bowl XLV in grand style by sponsoring "The Best Party in Texas" - which will benefit a number of national and local Texas charities on Saturday, February 5, 2011. With over 150 celebrities and athletes...

2010-12-29 07:25:00

DALLAS, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Jose Feliciano Foundation and the Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund (GGAF) announced that Emerald City and the Kyle Turley Band will serve as headline entertainment for The Best Party in Texas on Saturday, Feb. 5, during Super Bowl XLV weekend in North Texas. In addition, American Outlaw and DJ Krave, of Grammy Award-winning Play-N-Skillz, have been named to the line-up of all-star celebrities. Emerald City, the Dallas iconic events band, has...