Steelers host Draft Day Fan Blitz


City of Pittsburgh Police Officers to collect for "Fallen Heroes" Fund

– City of Pittsburgh Police Officers will collect donations for the "Pittsburgh Fallen Heroes Fund" at Heinz Field as part of the Pittsburgh Steelers annual Fan Blitz presented by Comcast on draft day, this Saturday, April 25.

The event, which runs from 1 – 8 p.m., will feature all six of the team's Super Bowl trophies on display to the public for the first time.

Two new additions this year are youth skill sessions (ages 6-14) on the field, conducted by Steelers players, and a Central Blood Bank blood drive. For the youth skill sessions, parents must register their children on a first-come, first-served basis on the field that day. Fans wanting to demonstrate that they "Bleed Black and Gold" can make a life-saving blood donation in the North Club Lounge. Fans who pre-register for the drive by calling (412) 209-7080 or visiting will receive free admission into Fan Blitz.

Other activities for the day include field goal kicking on the playing field, current and former Steelers autograph sessions, mascot Steely McBeam and an area for Draft-nicks to participate in contests. All fans can watch the draft excitement unfold on the Daktronics scoreboard and on large screen televisions throughout Heinz Field while participating in numerous interactive activities.

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All media are invited to cover the event:

What:              2009 Steelers Fan Blitz presented by Comcast

Where:            Heinz Field, (Enter Gate A). 

Admission:      Admission is $12 for adults and $5 for youth 12 and under.
Advance tickets are on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, Giant Eagle Ticketmaster outlets, and the Steelers Sideline Stores at Monroeville Mall, South Hills Village, Pittsburgh Mills, Prime Outlets at Grove City. Tickets can also be purchased day of event at the Steelers Ticket office at Gate B at Heinz Field.

When:            Saturday, April 25, 1 - 8 p.m.

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