Frisco, TX, November 09, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Jake Reed is a 12 year NFL veteran and NFL record holder who played as a wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints is now the proud owner of the Frisco Thunder IFL Football Team. “We are committed to creating a better healthier community and we are excited to be a part of, and have the opportunity to support The Boys and Girls Club of Collin County,” said Jake Reed.
Jake and Vinita Reed celebrated the end of their first season as the only expansion team to end the regular season with a winning record and gain a birth into the post season playoffs. The lic to kick off the season March 1, 2008. The team will play their home games at the Dr. Pepper Star Center in Frisco. “We are very excited about this coming year,” said Jake Reed.
“We are looking forward to not only and offering a family sports venue here in Frisco but to helping sponsor other community charities and events as well.”
Jake and Vinita Reed have also recently joined TEAM United. TEAM stands for Training, Education, Advancement, and Mentoring. TEAM United is a coalition of athletes that have come together for children’s causes. The Reed’s are hosting a variety of exciting events during the 2008 season games that will support causes for underprivileged children and to focus on educating and reducing childhood obesity. More information on TEAM can be found at www.teamunited.org
or by stopping into The Fitness Club Location at 18110 Midway Road Dallas, Texas 75287. The Fitness Club is a TEAM United Gold Sponsor.
The Frisco Thunder and the Reed’s care about the community and want to help encourage children to get out and play. The organization has put together a series of projects to encourage our fans to support our efforts helping children in Dallas and the surrounding areas to learn the sport of football, be active, and get fit.
The Intense Football League (IFL) has become nationally recognized for its professional operation and for the development and promotion of players. Starting March 1, 2008, the Frisco Thunder franchise will play a 14 game schedule with 8 games played at the Dr Pepper/Stars Center.
Corporate Sponsorship Packages are now available for the 2008 season. Call the Frisco Thunder box office at 972-731-6968.
Contact: SPT Media, the Public Relations Representative for the Frisco Thunder or Team United at 972-200-7828 or www.teamunited.org