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Jim Brown and Franco Harris to headline a 'Steel Blitz for Barack' event in Akron

By Stephanie Warsmith Published: October 24, 2012

Football legends Jim Brown and Franco Harris will be the special guests for a "Steel Blitz for Barack" event at 9 a.m. Saturday in Akron.

The event to support President Barack Obama will be at the United Steelworkers Local 2L, 501 Kelly Ave.

Leo Gerard, international USW president, will join Brown, who played for the Cleveland Browns, and Franco, who spent much of his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Those who attend can bring cameras for photos with the players and Browns/Steelers gear for autographs. Kids are welcome and refreshments will be provided.



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