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The Chicago Bears hosted their 2023 Meijer Household Fest on Sunday, August 6, at Soldier Subject. The occasion was sponsored by Get pleasure from Illinois and Shell, and featured the workforce’s first observe of the yr in Chicago.
The occasion offered followers with a singular alternative to witness the workforce up shut as they took the sphere for observe. The observe session was scheduled for 10:35 a.m.
Attendees had the chance to get pleasure from a spread of leisure, together with performances by Staley Da Bear and the Chicago Bears Drumline delivered to you by Shell.
In the course of the occasion, followers had been additionally handled to autograph periods with each former gamers and present rookies’ post-practice delivered to you by PNC.
Along with the followers, Staley Da Bear celebrated his twentieth season by providing particular giveaways, and taking group photographs for Staley’s Instagram.
Followers obtained a helmet poster upon entry, whereas provides final.
In keeping with NBC 5 Chicago, followers this summer time can even pay a go to to one in all 9 Chicago Bears Coaching Camp practices open to the general public. Illinois Chicago Bears Coaching Camp, at Halas Corridor in Lake Forest, takes place July 26 by means of Aug. 14, with practices on July 27, 28, 29, 31 and Aug. 1, 4, 8, 9 and 10 open to the general public.
“Get pleasure from Illinois Chicago Bears Coaching Camp is our first official in-person occasion of the brand new season and we sit up for welcoming again our passionate followers, enterprise and neighborhood companions to Halas Corridor once more this yr,”stated Bears President and CEO Kevin Warren through NBC 5 Chicago. “This family-first expertise is constructed for all Bears followers alike, with workforce practices being the middle level and lots of different points of interest, video games and actions throughout our campus in Lake Forest all through every open date.”
Chicago Bears Bio:
The Chicago Bears are knowledgeable American soccer workforce based mostly in Chicago. The Bears compete within the Nationwide Soccer League (NFL) as a member membership of the league’s Nationwide Soccer Convention (NFC) North Division. The Bears have gained 9 NFL Championships, together with one Tremendous Bowl, and maintain the NFL report for essentially the most enshrinees within the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame and essentially the most retired jersey numbers. The Bears have additionally recorded the second-most victories of any NFL franchise, solely behind the Inexperienced Bay Packers, in response to the workforce bio.
The workforce bio additionally states that the franchise was based in Decatur, Illinois, on September 20, 1920 and have become skilled on September 17, 1920, and moved to Chicago in 1921. It’s one in all solely two remaining franchises from the NFL’s founding in 1920, together with the Arizona Cardinals, which was initially additionally in Chicago, the workforce bio states.
(Data courtesy of the Chicago Bears, NBC 5 Chicago, and Chicago Bears bio)
Joseph Phillips is the Sports activities Editor for the Chicago Crusader Newspaper. He’s a Chicago native, who has been a sports activities author for over 17 years. He additionally hosts the SC Media Information and Sports activities Community Q&A radio present on WHPK 88.5 FM Chicago.