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Former Georgia Bulldog David Pollack to Speak at Local FCA Banquet and Fundraiser

A sometimes controversial but well-known symbol of college football at the University of Georgia as a player or ESPN’s campus commentator on that same sport has agreed to take time out recently for Dalton and help serve according to mission statement provided by local chapter Fellowship.


David Pollack, recently 3- time All American during his days in red and black uniforms of the Bulldogs nd former regular member ESPN squad will be engaging as a guest speaker for Dalton Whitfield Fun Fellowship , Christian Athletes Home Team Banquet on Feb.20 at dalton Convention Center .


Pollack is a product of Snellville, Georgia who played in the university from 2001-24 He was crowned with Chuck Bednarik Award for being usually regarded as America’s top defensive player after dishing out one key match performance. It was picked in the first round by Cincinnati Bengals of 205 NFL Draft, but Pollack had a spinal injury that limited him to just 16 games. He held this role until In June 2023, Pollack retired in In fact his second retirement and subsequently joined ESPN where he served as a college football analyst for over four years appearing on the network’s signature Saturday morning pregame show College GameDay that is considered to be one of its most popular.


FCA is a Christian organization that serves the creator through sports opportunities for area youth.


The banquet is an annual celebration and showcase of the work done by that organization throughout the year, as well as a fundraiser for FCA. 2019 featured Dalton native and Georgia Southern baseball coach Rodney Hennon as the keynote speaker, while Murray County High School graduate Billy Napier became the head coach of University of Florida in 202Last year’s event saw.


A VIP meet and greet with Pollack will begin at 5:15 p.m Have dinner will be 6 pm and the event starts at around 630p. To add to this year’s banquet, the silent auction is included.


Interested parties can back what the FCA’s website refers to as “an adult fundraising event” in a few ways, either by making donations and bookings for seats or sponsorship of dinner.


The website states, “The proceeds from this banquet will help cover our annual operational costs and staff salaries.” It says that it can allow the FCA Home Team to see the vision of FCA for its wonderful community and support financing an arm of ministry.


10 year olds will be admitted for $ 5 and interested parties can register to attend the event as a single attendee @ $ The also has option of hosting a table up to 10 guests There are several other levels of sponsorship available, with some providing access to a private reception that includes Pollack and also allows banners advertising their business at the banquet.

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