Retired Steelers Running Back and Super Bowl Champ Rocky Bleier to be Keynote Speaker at 2017 FUSION Conference – Feb 12


PITTSBURGH, PA – Retired Pittsburgh Steelers running back and Super Bowl Champ Rocky Bleier will be the keynote speaker on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the AFBF 2017 FUSION Conference. FUSION is an acronym for Farmers United: Skills, Inspiration, Outreach and Networking. The Conference is scheduled from Friday through Monday, February 10-13, 2017 and Rocky Bleier will deliver a keynmote speech on February 12th. The event will be hosted by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and will take place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Source: American Farm Bureau Federation

According to the 2017 FUSION Conference, activities will include breakout sessions plus a keynote address by Rocky Bleier.

“There will be great speakers, breakout sessions and evening events to bring together volunteer leaders from the Promotion & Education, Women’s Leadership and Young Farmers & Ranchers programs.”

Rocky Bleier played in NFL for the Pittsburgh Steelers as a halfback and running back in a career that began in 1968 and then continued from 1970 through 1980. Bleier was drafted into the United States Army and sent to Vietnam after his rookie season in 1968. In the war Bleier suffered rifle and grenade wounds to his feet and legs when his platoon was ambushed. Doctors told him that he could not play football again but Bleier overcame his injuries through a relentless therapy program and rejoined the Steelers in 1970. Bleier went on to four Super Bowl victories for Super Bowls IX, X, XIII and XIV. Bleier was the Steelers’ fourth all-time leading rusher and retired after 3,865 yards rushing with 136 receptions for 1,294 yards and 25 touchdowns. Bleier is a popular motivational speaker who takes his message of overcoming adversity against the odds to a wide range of audiences.

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