Archives for April 2015

Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills to be Keynote Speaker at Bacone College Commencement on May 2, 2015

MUSKOGEE, OK. — Olympic gold medalist, Billy Mills, has been named the keynote speaker at Bacone College’s commencement ceremony at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Muskogee Civic Center loated at 425 Boston Ave. in Muskogee. The public is welcome to attend. Source: TulsaWorld.com.

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Join New York Jets Eric Decker and Giants Justin Pugh at the Citi Draft Night Watch Party on April 30th at NYY Steak – Manhattan

New YORK, N.Y. — Join New York Jets Wide Receiver, Eric Decker, along with with New York Giants Offensive Tackle, Justin Pugh, at the Citi Draft Night Watch Party on the first night of the NFL draft. Source: Procamps. ... Read More

Steelers Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis Named Keynote Speaker at Georgia-Carolina Council Boys Scouts of America Event

AUGUSTA, GA. — Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back, Jerome Bettis, has been named the keynote speaker at the Georgia-Carolina Council Annual FOS Dinner where Bettis will be speaking on May 4, 2015 at a Friends of Scouting event. According to a media press release, the doors will open at 6:00pm; Dinner and Program starts at 6:45pm Seating is limited and available on a reservation or first come first serve basis. Source: NBC26.tv

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Matt Birk Named Guest Speaker at CTE Computer Event at Arkansas Northeastern

PARAGOULD, AR — Former NFL All-Pro center and current Director of Football Development for the NFL, Matt Birk, was the guest speaker Friday, April 10, at the CTE Completer Event “Graduating To College And Career” Arkansas Northeastern College in partnership with Crowley’s Ridge Educational Service Cooperative. About 500 high school seniors from around northeast Arkansas participated in the seminar. Source: CourierNews.net

Photo shows Matt Birk speaking with Fox Sports/

Photo shows Matt Birk speaking with Fox Sports/


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Lakers Legend Magic Johnson Named Keynote Speaker at Student Association Distinguished Speaker Series

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. — Former Lakers legend and NBA Hall of Famer, Magic Johnson, was the keynote speaker on April 1, 2015 at the 2015 finale of both the Schreyer Honors College’s Shaping the Future Summit and the Student Programming Association’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Source: The Daily Collegian.

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Hines Ward Delivers Keynote Speech at Colorado State University’s Asian/Pacific Islander Awareness Month

FT. COLLINS, CO. — Former Steelers wide receiver, Hines Ward, was the keynote speaker on Monday, April 6, for CSU’s Asian/Pacific Islander Awareness Month. The two-time super bowl champion, touched upon racial inclusion and the difficulties he had to overcome growing up half black, half Korean, but focused mainly on football.

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Jay Novacek Named Guest Speaker at Big Frank's STX Hunting & Fishing Expo

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — Former Dallas Cowboys tight end, Jay Novacek, will be the guest speaker on Saturday April 25, 2015 at Big Frank’s STX Hunting & Fishing Expo. The event takes place on the Lone Star Beers Main Stage at the American Bank Center Convention Center in Corpus Christi. Jay is schedule to appear from 12:30 pm –2 pm. After Jay speaks, he will also sign autographs for fans. See the full schedule of events here.

Photo shows Jay Novacek speaking at the Hyundai Sun Bowl Rotary Luncheon Dec.2012.


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Retired Bears Linebacker Brian Urlacher Named Guest Speaker at Montana State’s Triangle Classic Annual Banquet

GREAT FALLS, MT. — Retired Chicago Bears eight-time Pro Bowl selectee, Brian Urlacher, was the featured speaker on Friday, April 10, 2015 at Montana State’s Triangle Classic annual banquet. The event attracts more than 1,500 Bobcat fans to town and, thanks to a Great Falls group of MSU fans that includes Jim Walden and Brett Keaster, usually includes an appearance by an NFL legend. Source: Scott Mansch, Great Falls Tribune.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee Named Keynote Speaker at Gallia’s Annual Emancipation Event

BIDWELL, OH — Olympic gold medalist, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, will be the keynote speaker for Gallia County’s 152nd Emancipation Celebration. The event takes place on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 at Bob Evans Farm located at 791 Farmview Road in Bidwell, OH where Jackie is scheduled to speak from 2-3 p.m. Source: Michael Johnson, My Daily Sentinel.

Photo shows Jackie Joyner-Kersee, speakng  at the 2015 Global Athletics Conference


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Join Dallas All-Pro Tight End Jason Witten at the Citi Jason Witten Football ProCamp

ARGYLE, TX — Join Dallas All-Pro Tight End Jason Witten at the Citi Jason Witten Football ProCamp. The ProCamp will take place on Saturday and Sunday May 16– May 17 at 2015 at Liberty Christian School located at 1301 US 377 in Argyle, TX. for Boys & Girls, Grades 1 to 8. Source: Procamps.

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