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CHIEFS PARTNER WITH TEAMSMILE TO HOST SEVENTH-ANNUAL KANSAS CITY ORAL HEALTHCARE DAY

Posted Oct 25, 2012

WHAT: Members of the Chiefs Community Caring Team will host the seventh-annual “Kansas City Oral Healthcare Day” in conjunction with TeamSmile. The initiative provides complementary dental care and education to local youth in need. Hundreds of children are scheduled to receive much-needed dental care again this year, the value of which reaches hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.

WHO: Members of the Chiefs Community Caring Team, including players, Chiefs Cheerleaders and KC Wolf; 250 children from local schools and organizations; 100 dental professionals, dental students and volunteers from TeamSmile. (Subject to change)

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
KC Wolf – 10-11 a.m.
Players – Approximately 12:30-1 p.m.
Cheerleaders – 1-2 p.m.

WHERE: North Club – Scout Investments Club Level at Arrowhead Stadium
One Arrowhead Drive
Kansas City, MO 64129

WHY: TeamSmile creates connections between volunteer dental professionals, professional athletic organizations, and children's service groups to provide underserved kids a life changing experience in which the excitement and allure of high profile sports reinforces the value of life-long commitment to dental health and oral hygiene. Its mission is to provide no cost oral health education, screening, treatment and preventative care to underserved children and youth in the greater Kansas City area and throughout the United States.

The Chiefs are strong advocates of living a healthy lifestyle and continue to support TeamSmile and the work they do to improve the oral health of children in the greater Kansas City area. This is another example of the Kansas City Chiefs commitment to playing an active role in our community. The Hunt family has made corporate citizenship and charitable giving a priority for the Chiefs, emphasizing many areas, including improving health and wellness among children while preserving the legacy and history of the game of football.

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