Bears veteran guard Matt Slauson will receive the Ed Block Courage Award on Tuesday, April 7, at a luncheon at Maryville Academy in Des Plaines.
Jarrett Payton, the son of Bears legend Walter Payton, will host an anti-bullying fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Kings Lanes, Lounge & Sports in Rosemont.
Bears center Roberto Garza appeared at B.J. Ward Elementary School in Bolingbrook Tuesday and Robert Abbott Middle School in Waukegan Wednesday to help launch the “Fuel Greatness” campaign.
Former Bears star defensive end Richard Dent was one of seven individuals inducted into the Black College Football Hall of Fame Saturday night in Atlanta.