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BDC 12/6: Play 60 party today

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on December 6, 2011 – 9:49 am


DAILY REPORT
—  BUFFALO BILLS TO HOST PLAY 60 CHALLENGE FITNESS PARTY TODAY

Bills players to join 360 students for interactive fitness event sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and the American Heart Association

WHO:             Bills players: Bryan Scott, Mike Caussin, George Wilson, Dwan Edwards, Marcell Dareus, Mike Jasper, Alex Carrington, C.J. Spiller, Spencer Johnson, Brad Smith, Scott Chandler.
360 students from local elementary schools (Buffalo Public Schools and Orchard Park Elementary Schools)
BlueCross BlueShield health and wellness volunteers
American Heart Association volunteers

WHAT:           360 Buffalo Public School and Orchard Park Elementary School students will participate in an interactive fitness event in the Buffalo Bills Healthy Zone Fieldhouse.  The event will include appearances by Buffalo Bills players, Jills Cheerleaders and Billy Buffalo, Bills mascot. Students will also receive a healthy lunch and gift bags with items from the Buffalo Bills, BlueCross BlueShield and American Heart Association.

The event will also include a “Jump With Jill” live rock ‘n roll concert about nutrition for elementary-age kids performed by Rockstar Nutritionist Jill Jayne, MS, RD. She is the leading expert in creating and delivering interactive media about health to kids and families.

In addition, Tops Friendly Markets, on behalf of its NuVal food scoring system, will sponsor the event’s lunch and will unveil details of their upcoming classroom scavenger hunt, where one winning classroom will receive a visit by a Buffalo Bills player.

WHERE:        Buffalo Bills Healthy Zone Fieldhouse
                           One Bills Drive, Orchard Park, NY 14127                       

WHEN:          10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 6, 2011                                                                                                 

(Players available after 11:30 a.m. for program interviews)

MORE:           Play 60 Challenge – a classroom-based exercise program that gets kids engaged in 60 minutes of daily exercise – is an NFL model.  It is endorsed nationally by the American Heart Association and supported locally by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY. The Play 60 Challenge is the Bills largest community program offered to 3rd – 6th graders in the Buffalo Public Schools and Ellicott Elementary and Eggert Elementary in Orchard Park, New York. For more information on the Play 60 Challenge program, please visit www.nflrush.com or the community page on www.buffalobills.com.

DAILY LINKS
BuffaloBills.com – Williams not bad; still waiting on Wilson

BuffaloBills.com – Left tackle could see some rotation

Buffalo News – Playoff picture beginning to focus

Buffalo News – Aaron Williams’ injury not as bad as first feared

Rochester D&C – Buffalo Bills Replay: Was this Chan Gailey’s worst game as Bills coach?

Associated Press – Bills’ surprising start dashed by 5-game skid

Associated Press – Bills TE Chandler, CB Williams nursing injuries

Olean Times Herald – Bills now face difficult finish to the season

Audio/Video/Photo Clips
97 Rock – AUDIO: John Murphy and Mark Kelso Talk Bills-Titans

WGR – Bills’ Chandler, Williams May Not Play Sunday

WKBW – Sportsblast 7.0 – Bills sort through loss to Titans

YNN – Bills in free fall

Additional Clips
Inside the Bills Blog
Fitz out to improve accuracy, Chan: ’11 team better than ’10, Chan on CJ’s carries, Munchak likes Bills 2nd half D

BillboardBlog (Buffalo News) – Monday Morning QB chat with Rodney McKissic

NickMendola.com – Draft Order guesses & a Fake Draft for 2012 (Bills #12)

Sports Xchange (CBSsports.com)
Bills’ magic act: Spiller vanishes in second half
Strategy And Personnel
Late punt didn’t pay off

AFC East Blog (ESPN.com) – AFC East Power Rankings preview

QUOTE OF THE DAY
Head Coach Chan Gailey
On if he feels a sense of urgency or pressure to get this team turned around:
Yes, sure you do. You’d be lying if you said anything different. You feel a huge responsibility to the organization, to the football team and to the fans. You feel a responsibility to everybody. We want to finish strong and finish on a positive note. We’re one better than we were last year but it doesn’t feel anywhere near like that. You’d like to finish as strong as we possibly can to take us into the next year. Sure I feel that responsibility.

PHOTO OF THE DAY

Bills WR Stevie Johnson visited the Boys & Girls Club on Babcock Street in Buffalo on Monday night.  Throughout the 2011 season, Johnson has visited four Boys & Girls Clubs in Buffalo to serve as a guest speaker for the ‘Passport to Manhood’ program.  Johnson meets with 25 students during each visit and discusses obstacles of everyday life and keys to a successful future.  Johnson will host select participants from the program at the Bills’ next home game against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, December 18th.


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