ACHIEVE Luncheon Featuring Shaquem Griffin, First Amputee to Play Professional Football

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 General News
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DALLAS, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets on sale for Tackle The Challenge Luncheon to feature professional football

player, Shaquem Griffin. The luncheon, presented by Ryan LLC. and hosted by ACHIEVE, presents the opportunity for area business leaders and sports enthusiasts to network over lunch on Wednesday, March 20th. Shaquem Griffin,
a leading linebacker who shares the field with his twin brother, is the first amputee to play on a professional football team.

Guests will hear an engaging conversation with Shaquem during lunch facilitated by local sports announcer, Mike Doocy. Mr. Griffin will share his inspiring story of how he overcame challenges to become the 2016 American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year and a fifth round pick during the 2018 draft.

Proceeds from the luncheon will benefit ACHIEVE, a non-profit organization that serves adults with disabilities to provide vocational training and placement. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet some of your favorite former players from the Cowboys, Patriots, Broncos, Red Skins, Rams, Saints, Buffalo Bills, Ravens, Giants and Jaguars.   

"We can promise that those attending will not be disappointed as they hear Shaquem's story. He is an over comer and challenges those around him to be their best and not make excuses," stated Tim Allen, Executive Director for ACHIEVE. 

The luncheon will be held at Omni Mandalay Hotel in Las Colinas, Texas, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit achievedfw.org/shaquemgriffin  

About ACHIEVEACHIEVE, is a non-profit organization that serves more than 900 adults annually with intellectual, physical, and/or mental health disabilities from Dallas county and surrounding areas. Our Mission is to empower individuals with disabilities and barriers to employment to ACHIEVE their highest level of independence and employment. Learn more at www.achievedfw.org

Media Invited as our guests. RSVP to Margaret McKoin margaret@thetimegroup.net

Media Contact: Margaret McKoinTelephone: 817-403-0866margaret@thetimegroup.net

 

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