Donald Driver to attend White House Correspondents’ Dinner

CREATED Apr 25, 2013

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  • Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings (right) is congratulated by teammate Donald Driver during the fourth quarter of their game Sunday, November 30, 2008 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. The Panthers won 35-31. MARK HOFFMAN/MHOFFMAN@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM Image by Mark Hoffman - Journal Sentinel

VIRGINIA BEACH - Former Green Bay Packers receiver Donald Driver has been invited to the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday.

Driver and his wife Benita will be attending the event as a guest of CBN News.

“It’s an honor to attend this amazing event,” Driver said. “I hope now that I’m retired, President Obama will forgive me for beating the Bears so many times.”

According to Lammi Sports Management, proceeds from the event go toward scholarships and awards that recognize aspiring and accomplished journalists. Portions of the event will be broadcast on MSNBC and C-SPAN.