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IMPACT Wrestling and NFL Alumni, Las Vegas Chapter Announce Alliance
TORONTO | LAS VEGAS – IMPACT Wrestling, a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., and NFL Alumni, Las Vegas Chapter (“NFLALV”), are excited to announce a new partnership to advance NFLALV’s ‘Caring for Kids’ and ‘Care for our Own’ initiatives in Las Vegas, Nevada and support IMPACT Wrestling’s events in Las Vegas.
The partnership will include support by IMPACT Wrestling for fundraising initiatives directed to local charities supported by NFLALV, hosting opportunities for NFLALV-supported local charities in connection with Impact Wrestling events in Las Vegas, and participation by IMPACT Wrestling talent in NFLALV events.
To kick off this partnership, IMPACT Wrestling will participate in the Super Weekend Golf Tournament and NFL Players’ Alumni Mix ‘n Mingle Charity Silent Auction being hosted by NFLA Las Vegas on January 31 and February 1.
“The Super Weekend events are a bit of a coming out party for us,” said Linden King, president of the Las Vegas Chapter, NFL Alumni Association. “It is our first real opportunity to showcase our program, and we are thrilled to work with IMPACT Wrestling to help build our presence in Las Vegas.”
“Building a grassroots presence in the communities in which we operate is an important aspect of our business,” said Ed Nordholm, president of IMPACT Wrestling. “We welcome this opportunity to work with the Las Vegas Chapter of NFL Alumni Association as they too look to establish themselves in this community.”
About IMPACT Wrestling
IMPACT Wrestling is one of the world’s largest wrestling entertainment properties, creating more than 300 hours of original content annually across television and other digital platforms. IMPACT Wrestling specializes in creating premium content, events, products, merchandise and music, as well as the management and promotion of professional wrestlers. Its highly successful flagship, IMPACT!, is broadcast globally, including Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Pursuit Channel and Twitch in the United States, Fight Network and GameTV in Canada, Sony ESPN in India, 5Spike and Fight Network in the United Kingdom, SuperSport in Africa, and MVStv in Mexico.
For more information visit www.impactwrestling.com.
About NFL Alumni, Las Vegas Chapter
NFL Alumni was founded in 1967 and is the oldest and most recognizable national organization of retired professional athletes. NFL Alumni consists of former NFL players, coaches, executives, spouses, cheerleaders, and associate members. NFL Alumni’s mission “Caring for our Own” is to serve, assist and inform its members and their families. NFL Alumni also contributes to local community initiatives under its “Caring for Kids” programs.
The Las Vegas Chapter of NFL Alumni Association was established in 2018. By its charter, the Chapter has elected to support the Morlon Greenwood Foundation, among others, to provide support for organizations that address the needs and well-being of socio-economically disadvantaged youth.