It's 'NFL Week' on 'Moment of Thanks' Website for the Troops

Sep 04, 2008 (08:09 AM EDT)

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Moment of Thanks ( ), a national initiative sponsored by Kodak Gallery that encourages people to say thank you to the men and women of the armed forces, today launched "NFL Week". This feature (available at ) highlights videos of support and gratitude from top players across the League, including Peyton Manning, David Garrard, Trent Edwards, Jake Delhomme and Mario Williams.

The teams participating in the special tribute to the troops include the Indianapolis Colts, the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Buffalo Bills, the Carolina Panthers, and the Houston Texans. In addition, the Houston Texan Cheerleaders have also recorded a video.

Participating players include:

From the Indianapolis Colts: Peyton Manning, Dallas Clark, Dominic Rhodes, Joseph Addai, and coach Tony Dungy; from the Jacksonville Jaguars: David Garrard, Fred Taylor, Maurice Jones-Drew, Maurice Williams, Tony Pashos, Brad Meester, Justin Durant, Thomas Williams, Reggie Williams Cleo Lemon, Pierson Prioleau, and Drayton Florence; from the Buffalo Bills: Trent Edwards, Josh Reed, Marcus Buggs, Pos Luszny, Robert Royal, George Wilson, Dick Jauron, Brad Butler, Alvin Bowen, John Banks, and Steve Johnson; from the Carolina Panthers: Jake Delhomme, Chris Harris, Jon Beason, and Jason Baker; and from the Houston Texans: Mario Williams, Xavier Adibi, Andre Johnson, Chaun Thompson, Fred Bennett, Matt Schaub, Will Demps, and the Houston Texan Cheerleaders.

About Moment of Thanks

Moment of Thanks (MOT) is a non-political effort encouraging people to express their heartfelt wishes to the hard working, patriotic, dedicated soldiers defending our freedom.

Founded this year by Stacey Artandi Seldin, MOT invites the public to create and upload videos and images of support and gratitude to our troops. Those who have recorded a "Moment" include: politicians like New York Governor David Paterson, Mayors Oscar Goodman (Las Vegas) and Antonio Villaraigosa (Los Angeles), numerous Congressmen; athletes like basketball stars Kobe Bryant and legend Larry Bird, baseball manager Tommy Lasorda; celebrities such as actress Abigail Breslin; and thousands of people nationwide.

About Stacey Artandi Seldin, CEO

Moment of Thanks is the creation of Stacey Artandi Seldin, CEO of Internet media company SheZoom (found at ), which targets women and families with a diverse range of programming, combining originally produced content with user-generated content.

For more information, please visit .

CONTACT: Marco DeSena for Moment of Thanks, +1-212-792-8494,

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