DICK’S SPORTING GOODS, JEROME BETTIS VISITS RIVER VALLEY PEP RALLY

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On Friday, the River Valley Education Foundation received a donation from a national sporting goods chain and students were visited by an NFL Hall of Famer.for

At a pep rally held Friday morning at Memorial Stadium in Blairsville, members of the River Valley Middle and High School were gathered for a pep rally held by the school and Dick’s Sporting Goods. During the rally, Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation made a donation of US $ 50,000 to the foundation. Originally, the donation was supposed to be only $ 24,000. Jeff Dixon, president of the foundation, was surprised by the news of the increased donation.

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Also in attendance at the Pep rally was Steelers Hall of Famer and Super Bowl Champion Jerome Bettis, who said he was grateful for the opportunity the sport had given him in his life.

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(Jerome Bettis (center) poses with the captains of the River Valley athletics and cheer teams
with the giant check from the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation. Photo courtesy Dick’s Sporting Goods.)

If you missed the Pep rally, click here to see it on our Facebook page.

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