Steelers' QB Gives K-9 Grant to Denver Sheriff
September 14, 2012
Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger provided a K-9 training grant to the Denver Sheriff Department on behalf of the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at the Giving Back Fund.
The grant will help the department purchase a police dog trained in explosives detection and the necessary training and certification for the handler. The department's existing K-9 was used to sweep the theaters after the Aurora shooting.
During the 2012-13 NFL season, the foundation will be distributing grants to K-9 units of police and fire departments in the cities and surrounding communities of each regular season away game for the Steelers.
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Bob@Az. @ 9/14/2012 7:28 PM
Very nice! A professonal athlete who gives back to the first responders, not only in his home state but in other states as well. Funny, This was not on any of the major networks or newspapers. Blues, stay safe!
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