CHIEFS TO HOST RED THURSDAY CELEBRATION IN OMAHA

WHAT:       
In an effort to expand the excitement of Red Thursday throughout Chiefs Kingdom in 2015, the Kansas City Chiefs announced that they will take the Red Thursday celebration on the road to Omaha, Nebraska. This marks the first time the team will specifically target fans from another market within the Kingdom during the annual season kickoff event. Thanks to Coca-Cola, Hy-Vee, the City of Omaha and the Chiefs Red Coaters, a number of events are planned for the week of Red Thursday.

WHEN:      
Monday, September 14, 1 - 2 p.m.
Chiefs President Mark Donovan will join Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and Brook Bench, Director of the City of Omaha Parks, Recreation and Public Property, for a Red Thursday – Omaha Mayoral Proclamation and press conference kicking off the week-long celebration leading up to the first home game of the season.

Miller Park
2707 Redick Avenue (Enter Miller Park from 30th & Redick Ave.)
Omaha, NE 68112

Wednesday, September 16, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
A special celebration honoring former University of Nebraska and Kansas City Chiefs guard Will Shields’ induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will take place on Wednesday evening, serving as the marquee event before flag sales kick off on Red Thursday morning. KOIL’s Bob Bruce and former Chiefs long snapper and current Chiefs Radio Network sideline reporter Kendall Gammon will be going live from DJ’s Dugout during the event.

DJ’s Dugout
1003 Capitol Avenue
Omaha, NE 68102

Thursday, September 17, 5:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
In alignment with the Red Thursday celebration in Kansas City, “This is Chiefs Kingdom” flags will be sold at more than 30 locations, including Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area Hy-Vee stores, Hy-Vee Gas locations and City of Omaha Community Centers. A minimum donation of $5 is encouraged for fans wishing to obtain the official 2015 edition “This is Chiefs Kingdom” flag. Net proceeds from the sale of those flags will benefit the Omaha Parks Foundation, which has earmarked these funds for a project at Miller Park to honor fallen Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco.

For more information visit: KCChiefs.com/RedThursday