Coach Mike Ditka And Ron “Jaws” Jaworski To Host “Cigars With The Stars” During Super Bowl Week In Arizona
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. — Hall of Fame coach Mike Ditka and ESPN NFL Football Analyst Ron “Jaws” Jaworski are teaming up to co-host a charity event during Super Bowl week in Arizona on Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 7pm – 10pm at Dos Gringos in Scottsdale, AZ. The event, Cigars With The Stars, will allow attendees to spend time with the biggest names in football, smoke premium cigars and contribute to three worthy causes.
Mike Ditka and Ron “Jaws” Jaworski will be joined by many of their football friends, ESPN personalities and other celebrities. Celebrities scheduled to attend can be viewed at www.ditkajawscigars.com
This VIP Cigar Party will feature a red carpet entrance, premium cigars from the industry’s top brands, premium brand open bar, appetizers and a silent auction. Event sponsors to date include: Tequila Don Julio, Camacho Cigars, Xikar, General Cigar, Miami Cigar, Rocky Patel Cigar, SAG Imports, Bradford White and Diageo.
The event will benefit Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund, Pro Football Legends and The Kevin Turner Foundation.
“I’m looking forward to spending the evening with some of my close NFL friends, sharing stories and meeting the people who come out to support these three great charities,” says Coach Ditka. “These charities are doing important work for former NFL players and raising awareness for some of the critical issues facing everyone involved in football at any level. Please join me in supporting these worthy causes.”
“Coach and I are so excited to bring together three of our favorite things – football, cigars and the opportunity to give back – for an unforgettable event,” said Ron Jaworski. “This event is a perfect way to kick-off the excitement of Super Bowl Weekend!”
All proceeds from the event will go to Gridiron Greats, Pro Football Legends and The Kevin Turner Foundation. A charity auction of autographed NFL player memorabilia will also be part of the evening’s activities.
About Gridiron Greats
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, dental assistance, housing assistance, financial assistance for utilities, medication, and coordination of services for food and other day-to-day necessities. GridironGreats.org
About Pro Football Legends
Pro Football Legends is the commercial marketing name and logo of the NFL Alumni Association, a nationwide group of former NFL players, coaches and employees whose mission is to serve, assist and inform former players and their families. The association offers a variety of programs to help members’ lead healthy, productive and connected lives. NFLAlumni.org
About The Kevin Turner Foundation
The Kevin Turner Foundation has been created to bring attention to ALS and the need for a cure; to raise awareness about the seriousness of brain trauma in athletes at every level of competition and its connection to motor neuron diseases like ALS; and to financially support efforts to study, treat, prevent and ultimately cure this disease. KevinTurnerFoundation.org