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Read Comics with Lance Briggs at his Holiday Blitz!

Most folks know Lance Briggs as the All-Pro linebacker for the Chicago Bears, but

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 he is also Chicago toughest comic-book geek.  Now, Lance and the Chicago Comic Vault are teaming up for a fundraiser to help kids in need!:

Lance’s Comic Book Day, on Saturday, December 11, 2010 from 11am to 6pm.

The Comic Vault and Lance have teamed up to collect donations of your old comic books to then pass on to those less fortunate and serving in the Armed Forces. We will be collecting books from November 11th till December 11th. The drive will end with a celebration of comics at the Comic Vault where you will have a chance to meet Lance Briggs of the Chicago Bears and several local creators.

Lance’s Holiday Bash at 42N Latitude Kitchen & Cocktails, on Monday, December 13, 2010.

The event will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. and the ticket price is $55.00.  Ticket includes an open bar & food until 11:00 p.m., as well as one raffle ticket.  All of the proceeds from the event will be used to benefit the Children of the Chicago Housing Authority and Lance Briggs 2nd Annual Chicago Football Camp.  Tickets can only be purchased at:

http://actofgood.org/causes/210-briggs4kidz-inc/events/400

The emcee for this evening’s event will be Laurence Holmes, Radio Host from The Score 670, Chicago’s Sports radio.  Other highlights for the evening include music by DJ Heaven Malone, photographers from White Shutter Photography, a photo booth from Shutterbox, raffle prizes and a silent auction!

We look forward with great anticipation to seeing you at what will be a fun filled evening for a great cause and thank you in advance for all of your help with this!!

About Briggs4Kids’ Camps:
Lance has been putting on annual football camps around the country for several years now, and they are always bringing the community together.  These camps give underprivileged youth the opportunity to meet their favorite football stars and learn all about football!