Bring a Bear to School


Oct 1, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Chicago Bears center Roberto Garza (63) on the sidelines during the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Dallas Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIRE

I guess they’ve raised the bar since I used to do Show and Tell when I was a kid.  Nowadays, if your kid is bringing a pro athlete or celebrity to class, they’re at risk of being banished to the unpopular table in the lunchroom.  Fear not, Bears fan parents!  Thanks to the folks at Verizon Wireless, you can enter for a chance to bring Chicago Bear Roberto Garza to your kid’s school:

"As the official wireless provider of the Chicago Bears, Verizon is proud to be teaming up with the NFL to give your child the chance to win the most epic school experience ever. We’re talking ¡PADRÍSIMO! – as in the chance to take Chicago Bears’ Roberto Garza to school for Show and Tell kind of huge! Así mismo es, your young football fan could win the chance to take the Bears’ Center to school for one day to share with the entire class. And what a story Garza has to share, being one of an elite group of Hispanic players in the NFL.This experience is bound to make your son or daughter an instant sensation at school, and you’ll score some serious parent points too. So check and see if your child’s school is located in an eligible area, then enter by October 28 for the chance to win this once-in-a-lifetime Show and Tell experience.You can also enter at one of four Verizon Wireless stores in the Chicago, Illinois area:Berwyn7160 W. Cermak RoadBerwyn, IL 60402(708) 484-3491Little Village3435 W. 26th St.Chicago, IL 60623(773) 823-9344Brickyard6451 W. Diversey Ave., Ste G8Chicago, IL 60707(773) 836-4401Burbank7854 S. Cicero Ave.Chicago, IL 60459(708) 346-6115"

Make sure that your school is in the eligible area (most of metro Chicagoland and NW Indiana is included) and ENTER NOW.

Honestly, I couldn’t think of a better guy to bring to your kid’s class.  Roberto is well known as being great with kids and very active in the community.  So sign up until October 28th for a chance to bring this great Chicago Bear to your kid’s school.

Feb 1, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Chicago Bears center Roberto Garza throws passes to youths as the NFL and GMC donate footballs at the Hawthorne Community Center. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE


Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Wireless Midwest Fans program and have been provided with a wireless device and five months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product.