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Sports and Civic Engagement: A Black History Month Series

n celebration of Black History Month, the NFL, United Way Worldwide and EVERFI want to dig more deeply into the role of sports as a vehicle for change through civic engagement in a three-part Character Playbook LIVE event series.

Spring Break Opportunity- HS Juniors and Seniors

Deadline to apply is March 22, 2019. Spring Break Opportunity for current Juniors and Seniors. $100 Stipend. Learn about Careers in Sports and Recreation while having fun and meeting other teens!  See below to apply. Any questions call 312-882-4256.

School’s out, now all you hear is “I’m Bored!” - Razzmatazz can change that!

Razzmatazz, the family fun center, and Chicago Indoor Sports, a multipurpose sports facility, are two of Chicago’s most hidden gems. Based on Chicago’s South-West side, this joint facility offers entertainment for the entire family.

Razzmatazz is equipped with games that are suitable for all ages. Ranging from one or two player immersive video games, such as Jurassic World and Aliens Armageddon, to physical interactive experiences like Down the Clown or Color Crush. Over 70% of the games and attractions offer a chance to win points that can be exchanged for prizes varying between small candy and PS4! Razzmatazz also has a restaurant serving items such as chicken, pizza, nachos, and loaded fries. Alongside the restaurant, there’s a bar serving specialty drinks.

Attached to Razzmatazz is Chicago Indoor Sports, also referred to as CIS. Chicago Indoor Sports is a purpose built, indoor sports facility. With fields that are optimally designed to ensure the very best sporting experience; no matter your pursuit. Visitors are able to enjoy soccer, lacrosse, flag football, field hockey, frisbee, bubble soccer, rugby and cricket activities year round. All of the fields are installed using the highest quality materials available. CIS has the very latest in indoor turf technology to provide an incredible playing experience and professional grade tempered glass to surround the playing areas. Inside of CIS there is Mike's Blue Flame Lounge. A full service bar with views of the fields serving a variety of beers in additional to a wide selection of top shelf and well liquors. There are three large HD TV's situated inside, all showing the best sporting action from around the world.

This 20,000 square-feet, two-for-one spot, is perfect for food, drinks, games, and indoor sporting attractions. Additionally offering a space for  birthday parties, conventions, trade shows and private events.

For more information, please visit Razzmatazz and Chicago Indoor Sports websites.

Massive Heart Attack Moves Basketball Players to Community Action

A survivor, a first responder and a cardiologist invite the public to play basketball, learn CPR on September 30