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ATHLETES IN ACTION ANNOUNCES PROGRAM FOR 2017 SUPER BOWL BREAKFAST
Marriott Marquis Houston – 1777 Walker (77010) – 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Houston – November 3, 2016 – Athletes in Action (AIA) officially announced its 2017 Super Bowl Breakfast program today, which will take place on Saturday, February 4, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Now in its 30th year, the NFL-sanctioned event is projected to attract nearly 2,000 business executives.
“We have an exciting program planned for Houston, including some very notable speakers and special guests,” said Terry Bortz, AIA Special Projects Director.
According to Bortz, James Brown, host of “The NFL Today” and Thursday Night Football will emcee the event. Super Bowl Champions Tony Dungy and Roger Staubach, will also attend the breakfast among other special guests like Bruce Matthews, Anthony Munoz, Derrick Brooks.
Attendees will hear narratives of faith and football from NFL players past and present, as well as witness the presentation of the 2017 The Bart Starr Award. The Bart Starr Award is given annually to a player who represents exemplary character and leadership on and off the field.
The winner of the Bart Starr Award is determined by NFL-player balloting, making it one of only two individual honors selected by the players themselves. Players will be voting in mid-December and AIA will announce the winner the first week of January. Carolina Panthers Outside Linebacker, Thomas Davis received the 2016 award.
The Super Service Challenge (https://superservicechallenge.com) is the National Title Sponsor for the 2017 Super Bowl Breakfast.
For more information on the 2017 Super Bowl Breakfast, or to purchase tickets, visit www.SuperBowlBreakfast.com or call 800-416-9472.
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The NFL-sanctioned Athletes in Action Super Bowl Breakfast has taken place in the Super Bowl host city every year since 1988, drawing sellout crowds to hear from some of sport’s biggest names. The Bart Starr Award, presented at the breakfast, honors Starr’s lifelong commitment to serving as a positive role model to his family, teammates and community. The winner of the Bart Starr Award is determined by NFL-player balloting at the end of the regular season, making it one of only two individual honors selected by the players themselves.