140 year of Shriners

140 year of Shriners

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

East/West game set for Jan. 17th. '09

Imperial Sir Gary Bergenske has been appointed as the Chairman of the 84th version of East West Shrine game to be played in Houston, Texas on January 17th 2009. This football game features the top college all star players from North America and has become known as "Footballs Finest Hour."

The game will be nationally televised on ESPN 2 starting at 3 PM. Last years game provided a great class for the NFL with 44 players being drafted and another 51 signing as free agents. Twenty nine of the thirty two NFL Clubs connected with at least one of the players, and some with as many as six players. This game brings great exposure and publicity to the Shrine organization and it's Hospitals. It truly is the Shriners, "Window to the World" as this event plays out on national television, and radio through out the country.

The game will again be played at the University of Houston stadium. In conjunction with the game, for those interested a pre-game cruise to Cozumel, Mexico is planned with prices starting at $430.19 per person. For more information on the cruise you can call Shrine Savers at 866-883-1339.

The East West Shrine football game is a great event. You might want to consider going and enjoying the fun.
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