Chargers Game Day Newsletter 6 Nov 12th Los Angeles_Digital - Page 37

SALUTE TO SERVICE WEEK In advance of the team’s Salute to Service game on Nov. 12 against the Los Angeles Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars players, coaches, cheerleaders and staff participated in numerous military-focused initiatives throughout the community during the week of Nov. 6. The NFL and its clubs continue their history of honoring the military community with the sixth annual Salute to Service campaign, which honors and supports veterans, active-duty servicemen and women and their families. Monday: Stars and Strikes Bowling Event Jaguars players, Jaxson de Ville and THE ROAR hosted a bowling night for 200+ active duty military members and their families. Tuesday: NAS JAX Base Visit Several Jaguars Players and THE ROAR interacted with service members while touring the base, signed autographs and shared a meal together. Wednesday: Movie Night with Malik Jaguars DL Malik Jackson and the Jaguars Foundation partnered with Florida Survivor Outreach Services for Freedom for Freedom and the National Guard and secured a private movie theater screening of the new movie “Thor: Ragnarok” for over 125 guests. Thursday: Pros vs G.I. Joes Jacksonville Jaguars partnered with the Joint Forces Initiative nonprofi t organization and connected Jaguars players to play live video games with our active-duty troops deployed stateside and overseas. Using today’s best technology, the Jaguars and 20 troops connected live via internet and webcam in a video game challenge. Friday: Maximizing LinkedIn for Veterans The Jacksonville Jaguars hosted veterans from The Wounded Warrior Project and K9’s For Warriors for a class on maximizing LinkedIn for veterans. These classes are specifi cally designed to help employers to identify current and former service members for vet preference in hiring. Saturday: City of Jacksonville Veterans Day Parade The Jaguars Foundation sponsored the Mayor’s breakfast prior to the start of the parade and also partnered with the City of Jacksonville to sponsor a fl oat in the Veterans Day Parade. Saturday: St. Michael’s Soldiers at Fields Cadillac The Jaguars partner with St. Michael’s Soldiers nonprofi t group to assemble and ship care packages to deployed servicemen and women. Sunday: The team has partnered with the Greater Jacksonville Area USO to send 7,000 active, retired, and reservist military personnel and their families to the Salute to Service Game on Nov. 12.