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SUPER BOWL XLII STANDOUT

2/3/2011

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SUPER BOWL XLII STANDOUT, DAVID TYREE, PARTNERS WITH THE POTTER’S HOUSE TO MERGE FOOTBALL AND FAITH
Working with the Fire House Youth ministry, Tyree to host activities for youth during Super Bowl week

WHO: Super Bowl XLII standout, David Tyree, formerly of the New York Giants, has partnered with the Fire House Youth Ministry at The Potter’s House of Dallas. Working with Drew Castillo, youth pastor at The Potter’s House and other professional athletes, Tyree will host activities for youth the week leading to the Super Bowl.

WHAT/WHERE:
January 28-29 - Football Camp with current and retired NFL players at Tommy Standridge Stadium, 1330 W. Valwood Parkway Carrollton, TX 75006. Phone: 972-323-5858.
Students and youth from The Potter’s House will serve as camp volunteers.

January 31st - Ray McElroy, team chaplain of the Chicago Bears, will be the guest pastor for the Fire House Youth Ministry at The Potter’s House of Dallas, 6777 W. Kiest Blvd., Dallas, Texas, at 9 a.m.

January 31st - Feb. 2nd – Drew Castillo, youth pastor at The Potter’s House, David Tyree, and other professional and retired athletes will speak at school assemblies at more than 100 schools throughout the Metroplex. 

Feb. 2nd - 2011The Xperience Outreach Invitational Bowl, celebrity flag football game will be held at Tommy Standridge Stadium, 1330 W. Valwood Parkway Carrollton, TX 75006. Super Bowl XLII hero, David Tyree, formerly of the New York football Giants, will host the event. Students from The Potter’s House Fire House Youth ministry will participate. Drew Castillo, youth pastor at The Potter’s House and Roy Robertson and Kindred Evans, both local high school football standouts, will play in the game. General tickets are $10, VIP: $20. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.  Kickoff is at 7 p.m. CST

Feb. 3rd - The Xperience Live Concert and release party for Canton Jones’ album ‘Dominionaire.’ Location: Life in Deep Ellum. Address: 2803 Taylor Street, Dallas, TX. Phone: 214-651-0633. PH students and youth volunteers will participate.

Feb. 6th - The Big Game Watch Party will be held at The Potter's House of Dallas, 6777
W. Kiest Blvd., Dallas, Texas. This event will be hosted by Fire House Youth Ministry and is free and open to the public.
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WHEN: January 28 – February 6, 2011

WHY: The Xperience Outreach Foundation works to bring alternative experiences for youth during some of the largest sporting events in the world.

INTERVIEW/B-ROLL OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Super Bowl XLII standout, David Tyree, formerly of the New York Giants
  • Drew Castillo, youth pastor at The Potter’s House
  • Other participating professional athletes
  • Student participants

About The Potter’s House
Located in Dallas, The Potter’s House is a 30,000-member nondenominational, multicultural church led by Bishop T. D. Jakes, twice featured on the cover of Time magazine as “America’s Best Preacher” and as one of the nation’s “25 most influential evangelicals.” He is currently awaiting the release of his next film project, Jumping the Broom, slated for release on May 6, 2011. The Potter’s House has four locations, The Potter’s House of Dallas, The Potter’s House of Fort Worth, The Potter’s House of North Dallas, and The Potter’s House of Denver and a Spanish language church, Casa de Fe.
http://www.thepottershouse.org/.

About David Tyree
David Tyree is a retired professional football player with the New York Giants. Drafted in the 6th round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the New York Giants, he was named to Pro Football Weekly’s All Rookie team. Tyree etched himself in New York City folklore as well as NFL history, by making what many consider the greatest catch in Super Bowl history, when he pinned the football on top of his helmet and the New York Giants went on to win the Super Bowl with 39 seconds left in the game. David Tyree is born-again Christian, and openly shares his testimony of faith.

About Xperience Outreach: Founded by former NBA All-Star, Allan Houston and Richard Mahler of the International Children’s Support Foundation (ICF), The Xperience Outreach Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that brings “alternative experiences to the world’s largest sporting events.” http://www.xperienceoutreach.com/.

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