Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard today will send a letter to Indianapolis Coach Tony Dungy and Chicago Bears Coach Lovie Smith inviting them to visit Fort Wayne following the Super Bowl.

The City of Fort Wayne has created the Top 10 reasons why the coaches and their families should visit Fort Wayne.

1) Fort Wayne is home to some of the best Colts and Bears fans you'€™ll ever find.

2) Coach Dungy advocated playing the Super Bowl in Fort Wayne.

3) Fort Wayne'€™s Lincoln Museum houses the world'€™s largest private collection dedicated to the life and times of Abraham Lincoln. It includes a signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.

4) The African/African-American Historical Museum preserves and presents the history of Africans and African-Americans in the local community and beyond.

5) Fort Wayne has over 80 parks for you to enjoy.

6) The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory and Science Central have been recognized as the best in the Midwest for educational programs and regularly changing displays.

7) We have Glenbrook Square and Jefferson Pointe, two of the top shopping facilities in Indiana.
8) Our fine restaurants make dining out memorable.

9) The new downtown Allen County Public Library has one of the top Genealogy sections in the United States.

10) The Fort Wayne Children'€™s Zoo is ranked as one of the best in the country.

“This is an opportunity for Fort Wayne to show the coaches of the Colts and Bears that we love football and have a lot of unique entertainment and educational venues for their families to enjoy,” said Mayor Richard.

The Mayor'€™s invitation letter will also include a “Fort Wayne On Board” game, which is a Monopoly-style board game.