Archives for October 2015

Villanova Basketball Coach Jay Wright Named Guest Speaker at Wayne Art Center


WAYNE, PA — Villanova basketball coach Jay Wright was the guest speaker on Oct. 7 in the “HomeGrown – Lectures, Learning, Locally” series at the Wayne Art Center. Wright’s Wildcats were only 1 out of 9 teams to have advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 10 of the last 11 seasons, but Wright is most proud of the fact that every Villanova player who has spent four years in the program has earned his degree – on time. Source: Bruce Adams..

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Former NFL RB Eddie George Lands Broadway Role as Billy Flynn in Chicago

NEW YORK — Former NFL running back Eddie George is about to step onto a whole new stage: Broadway. George will be performing in a seven-week stint of the Broadway musical Chicago, playing the role of lawyer Billy Flynn. George will make his Broadway debut on Jan. 11. Source: Bleacher Report. ... Read More

Boston Red Sox Legendary Pitcher Bill Lee Named Keynote Speaker at SouthCoast Business Expo in Westport

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WESTPORT, MA — — Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee, nickname “Spaceman,” was named the keynote speaker on October 14 at White’s of Westport where he spoke about the game and life with guests at the SouthCoast Business Expo. Lee is no stranger to SouthCoast — he spoke two years ago at the annual meeting for the Fall River Area Chamber of Commerce, has a baseball bat factory in Fall River’s industrial park and sells some of his Spaceman wines, on a special order basis, through Lees Market in Westport. The SouthCoast Business Expo is sponsored by Clean Right, WBSM and SouthCoast Media Group, which includes The Fall River Spirit. Source: Southcoast Today.

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Olympic Gold Wrestler Dan Gable Signs Autographs at Iowa Preseason Nationals

WATERLOO, IA. — Wrestling legends Dan Gable and Kyven Gadson, joined forces on Friday, Oct. 23 at for a special autograph signing during USA Wrestling’s Preseason Nationals. Gable and Gadson, who both wrestled for Waterloo high schools and for Iowa State, signed autographs at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum, 303 Jefferson St., in Waterloo, Iowa, Gadson was an NCAA wrestling champion in 2015 while Gable was an NCAA wrestling champion in 1968 and 1969. Both signed autographs at Preseason Nationals. ... Read More

Darren Woodson Hosts Ultimate Cowboys Fan Fest At Klyde Warren Park In Dallas


DALLAS, TX — Sunday’s Ultimate Cowboys Fan Fest presented by Carnival Cruise Line was hosted by none other than Dallas Cowboys legend Darren Woodson at Klyde Warren Park celebrating its third anniversary with a weekend full of events, The family festival kicked off on Saturday, October 17 at 2 PM and continued through Sunday evening. The huge event, starting at noon, was emceed by Dallas Cowboys three-time Super Bowl champion Darren Woodson and featured a free concert by Grammy-award winning country music artist Trace Adkins. Source: Star Telegraph.

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Priest Holmes Named Featured Speaker at Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Missouri

JOPLIN, MO — Former Kansas City Chiefs player and 2014 Kansas City Chiefs HOF Inductee, Priest Holmes, was the featured speaker at the Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Missouri.The event was held at Club Comingo on October 17, 2015 at Downstream Casino Pavilion.
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MLB Champion Tino Martinez to Appear at Cbs6 Fidelis Care Family Fit & Fun Day

ALBANY, N.Y. — Meet four-time baseball champion Tino Martinez on Saturday Oct 17 from 10am-5pm at the Cbs6 Fidelis Care Family Fit & Fun Day event being held at Colonie Center located at the intersection of Central Avenue, Wolf Road, and Interstate 87.
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Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John, Magic Johnson Among Keynote Speakers at 2016 Starkey Hearing Expo

LAS VEGAS, NV. — On January 20-24, 2016, Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is hosting it’s third Hearing Innovation Expo at The Cosmopolitan™ of Las Vegas. The premier event for independent hearing professionals, the Expo brings together Fortune 500 executives, world-class scientists, industry experts and global thought leaders to discuss and share ideas that can be put into action today to help create a better tomorrow. Source: Global Newswire.
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Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and Former Vikings Star Alan Page Named Keynote Speaker At Law Enforcement Event


SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Alan Page, former Vikings star currently Minnesota Supreme Court Justice, has been named  the keynote speaker for the 34th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner and Children’s Charity Fundraiser to be held on November 4th at 6:00 p.m. at the Ramkota Exhibit Hall in Sioux Falls, Idaho. Source: KDLT.

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Pete Rose Named Keynote Speaker at Pathfinder Charity Event


FOGELSVILLE, PA. — MLB legend Pete Rose has been named the keynote speaker at the annual LifePath’s 18th annual Thanksgiving Benefits and Awards Luncheon to be held on Nov. 25 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Fogelsville. Source: Lehigh Valley Live.

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