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July 17, 2013
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SEATTLE SEAHAWKS TOUCH DOWN IN VANCOUVER USA JULY 19-21
"12 Tour" concludes with players Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman visiting Clark County
VANCOUVER, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks will reach the end zone of their "12 Tour" this weekend in Vancouver USA. The city will serve as the final stop of the team's 12-city tour throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Cornerbacks Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman will visit Clark County along with members of the team's cheerleading squad, the Sea Gals, and the team mascot, Blitz the Seahawk. The group plans on making multiple stops in the community at businesses, events and local landmarks.
"We are honored to have Vancouver host the Seattle Seahawks in the final stretch of their statewide tour," said Kim Bennett, President & CEO of the Vancouver USA Regional Tourism Office. "Their efforts to explore the scenic beauty of our state and to connect with communities throughout our region highlight the importance of building relationships between regional sports teams and community partners. Such partnerships, including those of our own Vancouver USA Regional Sports Commission, strengthen our community and support our economy. "
The "12 Tour" has taken the Seattle Seahawks on a motorcoach tour throughout the state as they host fan forums, instruct youth football camps and make surprise visits in local communities. Cities visited prior to Vancouver USA include Bellingham, Burlington, Kennewick and Yakima.
For more information about the 12 Tour, please visit www.seahawks.com/community/12-tour.html.
Friday Night Movies in the Park, 7 p.m.
Join the Seahawks for a community screening of "Little Giants" at the Marshal Community Center Park. The movie starts at dusk with a ten minute intermission.
Fan Forum, 6 p.m.
Stop by Big Al's for a chance to meet members of the Seahawks team. The forum will include a Q & A session with Browner and Sherman, season preview videos, bowling with the Sea Gals and Sea Gals dance routines. Guests will have numerous opportunities to win prizes provided by the Seattle Seahawks.
Gatorade Junior Training Camp, 10 a.m.
The Seahawks will host a two-hour clinic at Kiggins Bowl for pre-registered children ages 7-14. The camp combines first-rate football instruction and messages that focus on self-improvement and motivational life skills.
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