Alumni News – January/February 2011
JOE DE LAMIELLEURE TO CLIMB MT. KILIMANJARO IN AFRICA
to raise awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project.
NY…January 25, 2011…The Buffalo Bills Alumni Foundation will be making
an official announcement regarding their 2011 Weekend of Events theme
and support of the Wounded Warrior Project on Friday, January 28 at
8:00PM at the Hotel Mezzanine near the Events Center of the Seneca
Niagara Hotel & Casino, 310 Fourth Street, Niagara Falls, New York.
Bill Alumni Legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure,
will also be in attendance at the new conference to announce his
personal support for the Wounded Warrior Project. In February, Joe “D”
will be climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa in an effort to help raise
funds and awareness of the Wounded Warrior Project.
the Bills Alumni selects a major recipient from the funds that we raise
from our annual Weekend of Events” stated Bills Alumni President Booker
Edgerson “We understand the difficulty that these American servicemen
and servicewomen have when they return home from the war in Iraq and
Afghanistan and we want to do our part to demonstrate to these hero’s
how much we value what they have done for us and our country” added
Several Buffalo Bills Alumni will be on hand at the
news conference including, Booker Edgerson, Charley Ferguson, Ed
Rutkowski, Lou Piccone and others.
The Buffalo Bills Alumni
Foundation was founded in 1999 and is comprised of past Bills players
that have left an imprint on society during their football careers and
want to continue molding society in a positive manner. Not only have
they changed the game, but they have touched and shaped Buffalo as we
know it today.
About Wounded Warrior ProjectThe mission of the
Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors. Its
purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the
needs of severely injured service members, to help severely injured men
and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct
programs and services to meet their needs. To learn more, visit