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UPDATE: Vick award press conference next week

Here's the release about a news conference set for next week about the Ed Block Courage Award, a Baltimore-based program that this year will award Michael Vick, among others:

The Ed Block Courage Award Foundation is having a press conference to announce the 2009 class of Ed Block Courage Award recipients. The press conference will be held on Tuesday December 29th at 12:15 pm. at the Sports Legends Museum in downtown Baltimore. The Baltimore Ravens players selected S Dawan Landry as their 2009 winner. Dawan will be honored at the press conference. 105.7 FM's Scott Garceau will emcee the press conference. Media covering the event should park in the lot in front of Sports Legends museum.

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For the last 32 years the Ed Block Courage Award has been given to NFL players who have been selected by their teammates. The rest of the 2009 class includes players such as Shawne Merriman from the San Diego Chargers, Carnell "Cadillac" Williams from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Brian Dawkins from the Denver Broncos, Phillip Daniels from the Washington Redskins, Kevin Mawae from the Tennessee Titans, and Michael Vick of the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Ed Block Courage Award Foundation is an NFL-supported charity dedicated to recognizing courage in the League while improving the lives of abused/neglected children in NFL cities throughout the country. The Foundation annually bestows a prestigious Ed Block Courage Award to a player from each NFL team who, in the eyes of his teammates, exemplifies a commitment to sportsmanship and courage.

The Ed Block Courage Award Foundation is committed to establishing a Courage House in every NFL city. On March 10th, 2010 the Foundation will celebrate 32 years of recognizing courage in the NFL, while improving the lives of abused children and families at risk in NFL cities throughout the country.

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