PRLog - Feb. 11, 2013 - ERIE, Pa. -- One of the “100 Greatest Football Players” as ranked by The Sporting News will be headlining the 49th annual Charity Sports Banquet tomorrow, February 12, 2013 at The Clarion Lake Erie and Bel-Aire Conference Center.
2013 Honoree Fred Biletnikoff honored at Clarion Lake Erie and Bel-Aire
Proceeds for the charity event have raised money for various organizations such as the United Way of Erie County, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation. This year proceeds will go to the Fred Biletnikoff Foundation. The Biletnikoff Foundation Scholarship Award founded by Angela Biletnikoff. Students will be eligible for the awards based on overall academic progress, leadership skills, and taking part in community activities. “awards will be made to deserving students in the Erie community” according to Art Arkelian, Founder and Dinner Chairman for the past 49 years.
Fred Biletnikoff earned 1st team recognition his senior year of high school on Pennsylvania’
Other players who will be in attendance are Tony Brooks (University of Notre Dame and Philadelphia Eagles), Kenny Jackson (Philadelphia Eagles), Kevin Mack (Cleveland Browns), Blair Thomas (Penn State and New York Jets), Tony Rice (University of Notre Dame), Reggie Rucker (Cleveland Browns), Reuben Brown (Buffalo Bills and Chicago Bears), Ross Fichtner (Cleveland Browns and New Orleans Saints), Randy Fichtner (Pittsburgh Steelers), Reggie Brooks (University of Notre Dame), and Andy Russell (Pittsburgh Steelers).
The elegant The Clarion Lake Erie and Bel-Aire Conference Center, located at 2800 W. 8th Street, Erie, Pennsylvania is ideally situated adjacent to Presque Isle State Park. Visit http://www.belaireclarion.com for more information.