The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will be honored at the White House by President Barack Obama on Thursday, April 23rd.
The White House said in a new release that the president will host the team at 2 p.m. to celebrate the Super Bowl XLIX victory.
``This visit will continue the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts to give back to their communities,’’ stated the news release.
The president hosted s similar celebration for the Boston Red Sox after the team won the World Series in 2013.
A Warwick man played a key behind-the-scenes role in Sunday’s Super Bowl game in New Orleans. But Jack Groh was too busy working to watch it.