Issac Bruce featured at FCA fundraising event

The North Central Mississippi Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will hold its eighth annual fundraising breakfast event at 7 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 24 at the Landers Center in Southaven. The featured speaker will be Isaac Bruce.

The NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver played 14 seasons with the St. Louis Rams and two more with the San Francisco 49ers. When he retired, he was second in all-time receiving yards behind Jerry Rice, fifth in all-time receptions (1,024) and ninth on all-time receiving touchdowns. He holds several Ram season and career records. Bruce played two years at then-Memphis State. 

In 2006, he founded the Isaac Bruce Foundation which reaches out to youth teaching the importance of a healthy lifestyle with a focus on education.

Title sponsor for the event is the Landers Auto Group which includes five dealerships in Southaven. Table sponsorships are $1,200 or $600 with individual tickets at $120. 

All proceeds benefit the FCA. Contact Cecil Sowell at 901.409.1927 or for more information.

Pro Football Hall of Famer Issac Bruce with the St. Louis Rams. (Courtesy photo)

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