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Clark Hunt, Chiefs Hosted Season Ticket Members for Pancake Breakfast at Training Camp

Season ticket members traveled to St. Joseph for third annual event


Garrett Dawson Glass is just 4 years old, but by no choice of his own, he's already a Kansas City Chiefs fan.

"His full name is Garrett, for Mike Garrett, Dawson, for Lenny Dawson, Glass," Gordon, his grandfather, said.

"He was named after two players from the 65 Toss Power Trap play—the quarterback and the running back," Gregg, his father, added.

The Glass family, Chiefs season ticket members since 1972, described their personal Chiefs anecdote at the third annual season ticket member pancake breakfast at training camp Wednesday morning. The 65 Toss Power Trap, of course, refers to the play that won the 1969 Super Bowl championship, the Chiefs only franchise title.

Along with more than 2,000 other season ticket members, they enjoyed a pancakes and sausage breakfast before heading out to one of the most well attended practices of the entire camp.

At the breakfast, Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt spent nearly an hour meeting and greeting any fan that wished to speak with him.


"The pancake breakfast has become a great tradition," he explained. "It's so gratifying to see so many of our very dedicated fans—our season ticket holders here today—enjoying the breakfast and then going out and cheering the team on."

Chiefs Pancake Breakfast Activities

Meet and Greet with Clark Hunt, Mark Donovan and John Dorsey

Exclusive autograph session w/ former Chiefs Keith Cash and Dave Lindstrom

Visit with Chiefs cheerleaders and K.C. Wolf

2015 Chiefs yearbook

Free pancakes and sausage

Opportunity to sit in VIP Tent through Chiefs Kingdom Rewards

Fans from all across the Kansas City metro area began lining up as early as 6:30 a.m. Wednesday to just get into the designated area set up for the breakfast in the parking lot.

"It just shows the passion that they have for the Chiefs," Hunt said. "They want to be out here supporting the team. Like me, they're excited for the season. I had a lot of them tell me today that they're going to London. That was really exciting and we're looking forward to a very fun weekend in London cheering the Chiefs on."

Xochitl Glaser, a customer relations representative with the Chiefs, noticed the uptick in energy when the Chiefs chairman and CEO arrived.

"They really enjoy seeing him out here interacting with all the season ticket members," she said. "It's a great way to show his and the entire organization's appreciation for them."

Season ticket members got a special treat at training camp Wednesday as they were invited to a pancake breakfast hosted by Chiefs Chairman/CEO Clark Hunt, Chiefs President Mark Donovan and GM John Dorsey.

Tori Cannon, a season ticket member with the Chiefs since 1988, explained how much she appreciated that there's a whole day designated to celebrating them during training camp.

"I just like that they take a day to recognize people that have supported them for so long," she said. "I like the opportunity to get out here with other season ticket members and watch the players train."

For fans like Cannon and 4-year-old Garret, the pancake breakfast marks the beginning of a long year, one that will see them heading to Arrowhead Stadium to watch the team at least nine times, in addition to attending more events like this.

That means Gordon, an avid fan since the '70s who passed the love of the Chiefs to his family, will be afforded more time to teach the game to his grandson.

"Now we've got a third generation coming to games," he said.

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