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Gregg Williams To Give Back To His Hometown

Defensive coordinator to host annual three-day event from July 6-8.

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams will host a comprehensive three-day series of activities in his hometown of Excelsior Springs, Missouri aimed at generating donations for the continued support and funding to local school programs as well as providing improvements in the Excelsior Springs community. This year's event will begin on Wednesday, July 6 and will conclude on Friday, July 8.

Williams, a 1976 Excelsior Springs High School graduate who was a record-breaking Tiger athlete in basketball, baseball, and football, was a former Excelisior Springs School District coach and teacher, a 2006 Excelsior Springs Hall of Fame inductee. Through the Gregg Williams foundation, he has kept strong ties to his hometown.

On Wednesday, July 6, the Excelsior Springs Tigers Hall of Fame Induction will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a dinner and the induction ceremony commencing at 7:00 p.m. The dinner and induction ceremony will be held at the Excelsior Springs High School.

The foundation will continue its activities on Thursday, July 7, at 4:30 p.m. when a reception for golfers who will be participating in the 2011 Gregg Williams Tiger Classic.  On Friday, July 8, the first flight of golfers in the Gregg Williams Tiger Classic is scheduled to hit the links beginning at 7:00 a.m. at the Excelsior Springs Golf Course. This year 84 four-person teams will compete for top honors in the golf tournament. Those wishing for more information on the weekend's events are encourage to visit the foundation's website: http://www.greggwilliamsfoundation.org.

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