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Mike Ditka's Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund Hosts Three Online Super Bowl XLVI Auctions

Auctions include Super Bowl tickets, Experience with Mike Ditka, Tailgate tickets, Meet and Greets, VIP parties and special performance by Kyle Turley.
    NORTHBROOK, IL, January 31, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund is inviting fans 21 and older to bid on three Super Bowl auctions inclusive of Super Bowl XLVI tickets, once-in-a-lifetime experiences and incredible access to other events to raise funds for the charity.

All of the proceeds of the auction will benefit Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund, The Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) corporation, established to provide financial assistance and coordinate social services to dire need retired NFL players who are pioneers of the game and have greatly contributed to the NFL's status as the most popular sport in America.

Fans can go to www.gridirongreatsauction.org to bid on the following 3 auctions:

GRIDIRON GREATS AUCTION 1: BIDDING ENDS WEDNESDAY, FEB 1ST - 6PM PST

- (2) Super Bowl XLVI Tickets - DONATED BY THE NFL - Seats are located in SECTION 210, ROW 2, SEATS 16-17.
- (2) Super Bowl XLVI Official NFL Tailgate Party Tickets - DONATED BY THE NFL - The NFL Tailgate Party will take place on Sunday, February 5, 2012, from 2:30 - 5:30pm at the Indiana Convention The NFL Tailgate Party is a private by invitation only pre-game celebration. An array of culinary styles will be served giving guests a chance to sample over 30 local restaurants and caterers. Lenny Kravitz and The Fray will perform live as a part of the live broadcast during the NBC pre-game show.
- Once-in-a-lifetime experience with Coach Mike Ditka at ESPN's NFL Countdown in Indy - DONATED BY COACH MIKE DITKA - This experience allows (2) people to come behind-the-scenes and watch the live broadcast featuring Mike Ditka, with VIP seating for viewing. There will be an opportunity for a picture with Coach Ditka and an autograph.
- Meet and greet for (2) to The Gridiron Super Hoedown featuring The Kyle Turley Band benefitting the Gridiron Greats - DONATED BY KYLE TURLEY - The concert will take place on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 8pm at 8 Seconds Saloon, located at 111 North Lynhurst, Indianapolis, IN. Includes access into saloon for free for (2), and special Meet and Greet with Kyle Turley before the show.
- (2) VIP tickets to Jim McMahon's Swang N'Super Bowl Bash 2012 - DONATED BY JIM MCMAHON - The Bash will take place on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 7pm at the world famous Rathskeller downtown at 401 E. Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN. The event will feature several musical performances and will be emceed by JD Canon, Radio Personality of Country 97.1 HANKFM. Jim will host 21 Wounded Warriors as honored guests. VIP Tickets include early access, a private mix and mingle with celebrities, a buffet dinner, tapas and a premium open bar.

GRIDIRON GREATS AUCTION 2: BIDDING ENDS FRIDAY, FEB. 3RD, 6 PM PST

- (2) Super Bowl XLVI Tickets - DONATED BY MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS - Please note: The seat locations are still to be determined but will have a face value of $600/each. If the exact locations become known before the auction ends, we will post an update to the bottom of this page.
- Meet and greet for (2) to The Gridiron Super Hoedown featuring The Kyle Turley Band benefitting the Gridiron Greats - DONATED BY KYLE TURLEY - The concert will take place on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 8pm at 8 Seconds Saloon, located at 111 North Lynhurst, Indianapolis, IN. Includes access into saloon for free for (2), and special Meet and Greet with Kyle Turley before the show.
- (2) tickets to Diamond Crown Cigar Bar Party - DONATED BY DIAMOND CROWN CIGARS - The party will take place on Saturday, February 4, 2012 from 1pm - 4pm, featuring an unreleased Diamond Crown Gridiron Greats Cigar. Tickets are inclusive of food, drinks and specialty cigars. Indy Cigar Bar/ Diamond Crown Cigar Lounge is located at 3357 E. 86th Street across from Fashion Mall @ Keystone.
- Limited Edition Hall of Fame Medallion Set - PROVIDED BY "GRIDIRON SUPPORT" - THE OFFICIAL FAN CLUB OF GRIDIRON GREATS ASSISTANCE FUND - Just Released...the first ever Gridiron Support Hall of Fame 3 Medallion Set features STEVE LARGENT, JOE GREENE AND DAN HAMPTON: Low matching serial numbers on all 3 Medallions, hand-painted color epoxy "fill" representing the team colors of each player, plus a "Certificate of Authenticity" individually autographed by each player. Please support GGAF by "liking" "Gridiron Support" on Facebook and look for special offers available to fans by Gridiron Support!

GRIDIRON GREATS AUCTION 3: BIDDING ENDS THURSDAY - 6PM PST

- (2) PLAYBOY PARTY TICKETS - DONATED BY THE PLAYBOY - The party will take place on Friday, February 3rd at 9pm at 105 S. Meridian Street. Featuring DJ sets by Jessica Who & DJ Reach, Performance by Ne-Yo This VIP party will draw a large number of high profile celebrities and playmates. Food and beverages are included. Face value of tickets are $1,500 each.

Shannon Jordan, President of Gridiron Greats, said, "Super Bowl is the perfect platform to give fans the chance to experience greatness all while raising money for this great cause. We are thankful to all of our partners and advocates who helped make these prizes available."

The auctions are open to residents 21 and older in the 48 contiguous United States. Auction Cause, a premier online auction management agency specializing in high-profile design, strategy, and cause marketing for corporations and nonprofits worldwide, is managing the auction component on eBay. For more information, visit AuctionCause.com.

About Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund

The Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund (GGAF) is a non-stock, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization providing financial grants and 'pro bono' medical assistance to retired NFL players in dire need. The organization focuses on the humanitarian side of post-football related issues, which include coordination of social services to retired players who are in need due to a variety of reasons including inadequate disability and/or pensions.

The GGAF's mission is to assist dire need retired NFL players who were pioneers of the game and who have greatly contributed to the NFL's status as the most popular sport in America. GGAF provides hands-on assistance to help retired players and their families deal with hardships they face after football. The services include medical assistance, transportation costs for medical evaluations and surgeries, housing assistance, financial assistance for utilities, medication, and coordination of services for food, automotive payments and childcare.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact: Shannon Jordan, Gridiron Greats
Phone: (847) 509-3086
Email: shannonj@gridirongreats.org
Web: http://www.gridirongreats.org


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