Great Lakes Capital Fund partners as Title Sponsor for Season 3 of “From Glory Days”

From Glory Days, a TV show featuring the lives of former professional Hall of Fame, All-Star, World Champion, and other former professional athletes begun its third season on November 16, 2014, at 7:30pm on WADL-Detroit and will air through February 8, 2015 every Sunday at 7:30 PM. Daily rebroadcasts will occur on Comcast channel 900 and WOW channel 14.

Each half hour show features in depth, interesting interviews with former athletes focusing on their sports career, transition from sports, and what they’re doing now. The show will feature 13 different athletes in all.

Cinnaire (Cinnaire), the title sponsor of From Glory Days, is a Michigan-based non-profit community development finance institution whose mission is to support healthy, vibrant and sustainable communities through the creation of capital.

Cinnaire recently formed a partnership with United Athletes Foundation (UAF) to engage and leverage professional athletes’ relationships in the community development space.
The Legend Impact Partnership between UAF and Cinnaire is helping professional and former professional athletes better meet the goals of their personal foundations, which often aim to support community development initiatives such as housing, education and financial literacy.

“This is a very exciting, unprecedented time for Cinnaire,” stated President and CEO of Cinnaire, Mark McDaniel. “The work we are doing with United Athletes Foundation is allowing us to replicate our model for successful community development financing across the country. From Glory Days is an excellent way to strengthen our relationships in this new realm.”

Ray Lewis, a board member of UAF and NFL Super Bowl MVP, and Reggie Howard, President of UAF and Super Bowl defensive back, are two of the former pro-NFL players featured on this season of From Glory Days.

This season’s featured line up also includes: former MSU National Champion & NBA veteran – Morris “Mo Pete” Peterson; former Russian Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast, Tatiana Gutsu; and more.

“You won’t find another show like ‘From Glory Days’ capturing these transitions as told directly by the athletes themselves,” reviewed George Blaha, Detroit Pistons TV Broadcaster.
Many of the featured athletes have played professionally in Detroit such as former Tigers Frank Tanana, Barbaro Garbey, and Denny McLain; former Lions Mel Farr and quarterback Eric Hipple.


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