Raiders Week 2015 Continues

Raider players and their families kick off Raider Week with a Raider Rusher birthday celebration held at the Oakland Zoo.

In collaboration with The Oakland Raiders, Visit Oakland, the tourism bureau for the city, kicks off Raiders Week from Monday, September 7 through Sunday, September 13. The citywide celebration marks the start of the 2015 National Football League regular season and encourages fans to show their team spirit by wearing Raiders' apparel and silver and black all week.

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RAIDERS WEEK EVENTS**

Monday, Sept. 7 Raider Rusher 2nd Birthday Party at The Oakland Zoo: In celebration of Rusher's 2nd birthday, Rusher will be spending the day at the Oakland Zoo. Join the Raider family to help commemorate Rusher's second year as the Raiders youth ambassador.

Tuesday, Sept. 8 Press Conference & Youth Football Clinic at East Bay Asian Youth Center: The Oakland Raiders and Bay Area LISC are awarding the East Bay Asian Youth Center with a $200,000 field grant. The Raiders, LISC, and the East Bay Asian Youth Center will hold a joint press conference and check presentation awarding the grant on the campus of Oakland's Elmhurst Community Prep School on Tuesday, September 8th at 4 p.m. The presentation will be followed by a youth football camp on the existing field.

The NFL hosts "Kickoff to 50" Event in San Francisco during Week 1.

Wednesday, Sept. 9 -­‐ Thursday, Sept. 10 NFL Kickoff to Super Bowl 50: The Oakland Raiders will host a Raider Nation On Location booth at the NFL's "Kickoff to 50" activation at Pier 35. "Kickoff to 50" will be open to all fans and will allow both NFL and league sponsors to engage with a wide variety of consumers through promotions and activities. Current Raider Marcel Reece as well as Raiders alumni Willie Brown, Lorenzo Neal, Cliff Branch, Jim Plunkett, Fred Biletnikoff, Ted Hendricks, and Raymond Chester will make an appearance to sign autographs. Raiderettes and Raider Rusher will also be present to interact with fans and take photos.

Adimchinobi Echemandu, Kenny Shedd and Roberts Jenkins, along with Raiderettes, visited Fire Station #20 and Eastmont Police Station.

Friday, Sept. 11 Oakland Raiders Visit Police and Fire Stations Partner Bureaus: Join the Raiderettes and Raiders alumni as they thank the dedicated first responders of Oakland with visits to both police and fire stations around Oakland.

Saturday, Sept. 12, 9AM at O.co Coliseum: Back to Football 5K The 3rd Annual Raiders Back to Football 5K and Kids Run returns to the field! All participants will receive a Raiders shirt courtesy of Raider Image and a commemorative finisher's item. 5K runners will also receive a ticket to a Raiders home game! LEARN MORE

• Every AC Transit bus headers will read "GO RAIDERS!"

• The Raiders flag will fly atop Oakland City Hall and the Tribune Tower

• Ambassadors in Uptown, Downtown, and Jack London Square will wear Raiders hats

• Frontline staff at Oakland hotels will show their Raiders spirit with hats and pins

• Cheer cards available to the public at the Visit Oakland Visitor Center Fans are encouraged to follow the celebration on social media by using #RAIDERSWEEK15. In
collaboration
with
The
Oakland
Raiders,
Visit
Oakland,
the
tourism
bureau
for
the
city,
kicks
off
Raiders
Week
from
Monday,
September
7
through
Sunday,
September
13.
The
citywide
celebration
marks
the
start
of
the
2015
National
Football
League
regular
season
and
encourages
fans
to
show
their
team
spirit
by
wearing
Raiders'
apparel
and
silver
and
black
all
week.
RAIDERS
WEEK
EVENTS
• Monday,
Sept.
7
Raider
Rusher
2nd
Birthday
Party
at
The
Oakland
Zoo
In
celebration
of
Rusher's
2nd
birthday,
Rusher
will
be
spending
the
day
at
the
Oakland
Zoo.
Join
the
Raider
family
to
help
commemorate
Rusher's
second
year
as
the
Raiders
youth
ambassador.
• Tuesday,
Sept.
8
Press
Conference
&
Youth
Football
Clinic
at
East
Bay
Asian
Youth
Center
The
Oakland
Raiders
and
Bay
Area
LISC
are
awarding
the
East
Bay
Asian
Youth
Center
with
a
$200,000
field
grant.
The
Raiders,
LISC,
and
the
East
Bay
Asian
Youth
Center
will
hold
a
joint
press
conference
and
check
presentation
awarding
the
grant
on
the
campus
of
Oakland's
Elmhurst
Community
Prep
School
on
Tuesday,
September
8th
at
4
p.m.
The
presentation
will
be
followed
by
a
youth
football
camp
on
the
existing
field.
• Wednesday,
Sept.
9
-­‐
Thursday,
Sept.
10
NFL
Kickoff
to
Super
Bowl
50
The
Oakland
Raiders
will
host
a
Raider
Nation
On
Location
booth
at
the
NFL's
"Kickoff
to
50"
activation
at
Pier
35.
"Kickoff
to
50"
will
be
open
to
all
fans
and
will
allow
both
NFL
and
league
sponsors
to
engage
with
a
wide
variety
of
consumers
through
promotions
and
activities.
Current
Raider
Marcel
Reece
as
well
as
Raiders
alumni
Willie
Brown,
Lorenzo
Neal,
Cliff
Branch,
Jim
Plunkett,
Fred
Biletnikoff,
Ted
Hendricks,
and
Raymond
Chester
will
make
an
appearance
to
sign
autographs.
Raiderettes
and
Raider
Rusher
will
also
be
present
to
interact
with
fans
and
take
photos.
• Friday,
Sept.
11
Oakland
Raiders
Visit
Police
and
Fire
Stations
Partner
Bureaus
Join
the
Raiderettes
and
Raiders
alumni
as
they
thank
the
dedicated
first
responders
of
Oakland
with
visits
to
both
police
and
fire
stations
around
Oakland.
• Saturday,
Sept.
12,
9AM
at
O.co
Coliseum:
Back
to
Football
5K
The
3rd
Annual
Raiders
Back
to
Football
5K
and
Kids
Run
returns
to
the
field!
All
participants
will
receive
a
Raiders
shirt
courtesy
of
Raider
Image
and
a
commemorative
finisher's
item.
5K
runners
will
also
receive
a
ticket
to
a
Raiders
home
game!
Register
at

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