Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund will hold its fourth annual Hall of Fame Induction Dinner at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan on Friday May 18,, 2012. This event will honor 11 players for their outstanding NFL playing careers as well as for their charitable contributions.
Bears Safety Major Wright teamed up with Chicago Based Swirlz Cupcakes and created a signature cupcake for Bears Fans to enjoy. Fifty percent of the $3.50 per cupcake sales will go to Mike Ditka’s Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund which is a non-profit NFL charity providing medical and financial assistance to pioneers of the game who are in dire need.
Kyle Turley, along with several other musical artists, will be performing at Gleason Gras, a day-long festival at Champions Square outside the Superdome on Sunday, November 27, 2011. Steve Gleason, who recently announced he suffers from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, has been advocating for the disease, and his efforts have brought forth Gleason Gras.