All Pro Dad

Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin Hosts Dads at
Sold-Out Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience
Hundreds Expected on Saturday, June 6, 9 a.m.
 
TAMPA, Fla. (June 5, 2009) – The Thrivent Financial for Lutherans All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience returns to Pittsburgh for a day of football fun and father and child bonding this Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. – noon at the UPMC Sports Performance Complex.
 
Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin, who will host the event, says, "Being a good father to my children is a top priority. I invite other fathers to commit to their families, and do their best to become All Pro Dads in their children's lives."
 
Coach Tomlin will be available to the media from 8:45 – 9:30 a.m.
           
Family First, a national non-profit organization headquartered in Tampa, launched All Pro Dad with the help of former Colts head coach, Tony Dungy, in 1997. At the June 6 event fathers will get parenting tips while they and their children visit interactive, football-themed learning stations located around the field. New topics and activities will also be introduced this year.
 
The All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience is being presented by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Bombardier, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Giant Eagle, and UPMC Sports Medicine are also sponsoring the event. Comcast, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and 102.5 DVE are event media partners.
 
BACKGROUND:
All Pro Dad is dedicated to strengthening the bonds between fathers and their children. This unique program encourages dads to spend one minute a day reading the All Pro Dad Play of the Day email, one hour a month attending one of the 1,200 All Pro Dad's Day Breakfasts across the nation, and one day a year attending a Father & Kids Experience with their children. The program also reaches fathers worldwide though its website, www.AllProDad.com.
 
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