Blue Bombers Tackle Flood Relief Fundraiser

Blue Bombers Tackle Flood Relief Fundraiser

By Brian Schultz

Blue Bombers Obby Khan and Buck Pierce sign autographs for fans during a flood relief fundraiser at St. Vital Centre on Saturday, April 23, 2011. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)
Doug Brown signs an autograph for a fan at St. Vital Centre on Saturday. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Players from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers assembled on Saturday for a flood relief event at St. Vital Centre.

Members of the team were on hand to greet fans, sign autographs and hawk special Defensive Line T-shirts.

Proceeds from each $25 piece of clothing went to support the Canadian Red Cross Manitoba Flood Relief Appeal.

By 2 p.m., organizers said they had sold half of their 250 shirts for the cause.

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