Archives for February 2014

Gene Stallings Named Keynote Speaker at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum Dinner

RAINSVILLE, AL — Former Crimson Tide coach, Gene Stallings has been named the keynote speaker at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville, Al. The event takes place on March 1 where a special VIP Meet and Greet begins at 5 pm. Events begin at 7 pm.

Photo shows coach Gene Stallings as the keynote speaker at “An Evening That Will Live Beyond”, an inaugural fundraiser for Mobile Medical DIsaster Relief that was held on April 17, 2012 at The Factory at Franklin. The evening included a spirited performance by Big Daddy Weave to a capacity audience that included Sheryl Crow, Scott Hamilton and many others.

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Tim Brown Named Keynote Speaker at HSU Sports Fundraiser

ARCATA, CA. — Former Oakland Raiders, Tim Brown, has been named the keynote speaker at the 29th Annual Sports Celebrity Dinner & Auction scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 29, at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California. Don and Carolyn Johnson will be the honored guests this year. Guest speakers in the past have included Rick Barry, Jim Harbaugh, Misty May Traenor, Joe Frazier and Steve Young.

Photo shows former Oakland Raiders, Tim Brown, speaking with Dan Patrick  on 10/7/13

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Rudy Ruettiger To Be Guest Speaker at Nursing Facilty

PLANTSVILLE CT. — Notre Dame football legend, Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger, will be the featured speaker at The Summit At Plantsville, a skill nursing facility that offers both short-term rehabilitation and long term care. The event entitled “Rudy” will take place on April 4 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for the event are $35 in advance and $45 at the door.

Photo shows Daniel Rudy Reuttiger speaking in March 2013 at Chicago Ideas Week, an annual seven-day celebration of ideas, innovation and community.

Photo shows Notre Dame football legend, Daniel ‘Rudy’ Reuttiger, speaking in March 2013 at Chicago Ideas Week, an annual seven-day celebration of ideas, innovation and community.

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Eric Decker & Demaryius Thomas Announce 2nd Annual Denver Youth Football Camp

DENVER, CO. — Denver Broncos wide receivers, Eric Decker & Demaryius Thomas, have announced the upcoming dates and location of their second annual Denver area youth football camp. The event, presented by SunnyD, will take place from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM on May 17 & 18, 2014 at Mullen High School in Denver, CO. The camp is open to boys and girls of all skill levels from grades 1 to 8. Cost of the camp is just $149. Broncos wide receivers Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas will hold their 2nd annual 2-day Football ProCamp on May 17-18, 2014 at Mullen High School in Denver. ... Read More

Gene Stallings is Keynote Speaker at Sam B. Hall Jr. Banquet

MARSHALL, TX — Former Crimson Tide coach, Gene Stallings, has been named the keynote speaker at the upcoming 2014 Sam B. Hall Jr. Lecture and Banquet. The event will be held on Tuesday, February 25, at 7:00 p.m. at Woods and Cornish Great Rooms on the second floor of the Ornelas Student Center at East Texas Baptist University. The lecture series program commemorates the late United States Representative and federal judge Sam B. Hall, Jr., who was a Marshall native and alumnus of the College of Marshall, which is now ETBU.

Gene Stallings speaking at FCA Banquet on Oct. 23, 2012 at the Embassy Suites in Columbia, SC.

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Ken Griffey Jr, Barry Larkin Launch Mission of Baseball Diplomacy in Cuba

HAVANNA, CUBA — Baseball megastars, Ken Griffey Jr & Barry Larkin, arrived in Havana, Cuba as part of a sports-diplomacy program where the main goal is to foster personal ties between citizens of the United States and Cuba, who both share the love of baseball.

Photo shows Ken Griffey Jr. & Barry Larkin speaking to the media about their diplomatic baseball mission in Cuba. Each spoke on Feb. 16, 2014 at a clinic the players put on for Cuban youth

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Andrew McCutchen Hosts Annual Baseball Camp in Fort Meade

FORT MEADE, FL. — Pittsburgh Pirates National League MVP and local hero, Andrew McCutchen, returned to his roots in Polk County to host his annual baseball camp for the third straight year. On Saturday, February 1, 2014, Fort Meade opened its heart and baseball fields to a large group of young ball players, who all wanted to learn from Fort Meade’s favorite son, Andrew McCutchen.

Photo shows Pittsburgh Pirates, Andrew Mccutchen, speaking in a 2013 interview.

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Jennie Finch Speaks to Female Student Athletes at CWA Luncheon at Binghamton University

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. —  Olympic Gold medalist and former University of Arizona and Team USA softball pitcher, Jennie Finch, spoke Monday afternoon, February 3, at Binghamton University’s Celebrating Women’s Athletics Luncheon, an annual affair held at the Events Center to recognize the achievements of the school’s female student-athletes. Former University of Arizona and Team USA softball pitcher Jennie Finch signed autographs after speaking at the CWA Luncheon on Monday, Feb 3, 2014. ... Read More

James Worthy Named Keynote Speaker at Basketball Banquet

LEHIGH VALLEY, PA. — Former LA Lakers star and three-time NBA champion, James Worthy, has been named the keynote speaker at the 39th Annual Via All-Star Basketball Classic Banquet to be held at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Lehigh, Pennsylvania. The event takes place on Wednesday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m. The banquet will also honor basketball talent from 35 high schools in the greater Lehigh Valley.

Photo shows former LA Lakers star, James Worthy, delivering his speech after being enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2003.

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Magic Johnson Named Keynote Speaker at Desert Christian Fundraiser

INDIAN WELLS, CA. — Former NBA legend, Magic Johnson, has been named the keynote speaker at Desert Christian Academy’s 24th annual auction gala fundraiser to be held on March 29th at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort in Indian Wells, California. The benefit is the school’s primary fundraiser for the school of 500 students. Tickets to the event are $150 per person. The school’s annual auction gala is their primary fundraiser, and all proceeds from ticket sales will go to benefit the school’s 500 students.

with the Lakers.

Photo shows Magic Johnson speaking with Jay Leno Jan. 2014 about the Lakers.

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