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NFL star Peyton Manning coming to Abilene to support Day Nursery

Published On: Feb 21 2013 12:42:33 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 21 2013 05:49:38 PM CST

A star NFL player believed to be a future Hall of Fame inductee  is making his way to the Big Country. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will be in town soon to raise money for Day Nursery of Abilene.

It's part of the non-profit's 40th Anniversary True Heroes Celebration dinner.

Day Nursery of Abilene currently serves about 300 working families. Seventy percent of the children enrolled are low income.

The event, including dinner from Perini's, will be Tuesday, March 19, at the Abilene Civic Center. Individual tickets are $125, and tables of 10 are priced at $1,000.

For more information or to buy tickets, click here or go to www.daynurseryabilene.org.