What: The NFL PREP Leadership Series: Sports Career Expo
Where: Pike Performing Arts Center
6701 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268
When: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Sports Career Expo enlists professionals from all aspects of the sports industry to inform, educate and enlighten high school student athletes about career opportunities available in the professional sports industry.
What: Indianapolis Youth Education Town Ribbon Cutting at the Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center
Who: Greg Ballard, Indianapolis Mayor; Antoine Bethea, Anthony Gonzalez and Brandon King, Indianapolis Colts players; Andre Carson, Representative; Chris Draft, Geneo Riley, Darrin Smith, Damon Watts, Retired NFL players; Toby Gerhart (Minnesota Vikings) and Demarco Murray (Dallas Cowboys), NFL players; Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner; Jim Irsay, Indianapolis Colts owner; Mark Miles, Chairman, 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee; James Taylor, President and CEO; Dr. Eugene White, Superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools
Where: Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center and Indianapolis YET
725 North Oriental Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
When: 11:00 a.m.
NFL Charities donates $1 million annually as part of its Super Bowl Legacy Grant initiative to support under-served youngsters in Super Bowl host cities. For the last 18 years, NFL Charities has supported the construction of Youth Education Towns (YETs) in Super Bowl cities nationwide as a lasting legacy of the game. The YET program is aimed at positively impacting youth in at-risk neighborhoods. This year, NFL Charities contributed $1 million to fund the establishment of the Indianapolis YET.
Prior to the press conference, current and former NFL players who received NFL Charities grants and NFL Youth Football Fund grants within the past year will host an NFL Giving youth football clinic in partnership with USA Football at 10:00 a.m. for local children at the Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center and YET.
What: Military Outreach
Where: Camp Atterbury
Edinburgh, IN 46124
When: 2:00 p.m.
NFL players, Colts cheerleaders and team mascot, Blue, will meet with more than 1,000 soldiers and their families. The event will feature autographs, photos, food and beverage and a question and answer session with the NFL players. Local high school football players will also attend the event
What: Tazon Latino VI
Where: Indiana Convention Center, NFL Experience
When: 2:00 p.m.
This event features notable NFL alumni and Hispanic celebrities competing in a flag football game televised nationally on Univision.