Former Cubs Ryne Sandberg Named Keynote Speaker Jan 22 at Hot Stove Banquet and Auction in Charleston S.C

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former Chicago Cubs second baseman, Ryne Sandberg, will be the keynote speaker on Jan. 22 at the annual Charleston RiverDogs’ Hot Stove Banquet and Auction to be held at the Charleston Marriott. Prices are $70 per person and include dinner, a table gift and autograph or photo opportunity. Tables of 10 with preferred seating are available for $680. For ticket information see riverdogs.com or rileyparkevents.com. Source: Post and Courier.

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Emmitt Smith to Deliver Keynote Speech at 2016 Medical Foundation Benefit in Salem

SALEM, OR. — Cowboys legend Emmitt Smith is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech on April 8, 2016 for the 2016 benefit for the Medical Foundation of Marion & Polk Counties in Salem. Past speakers have included Robin Roberts, former South African President F.W. de Klerk and Olympic speed skater Apolo Ohno to name a few.
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Mariano Rivera to Sign Autographs Dec 15th at Steiner Sports

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — Former Yankees pitcher, Mariano Rivera, is scheduled to appear on Saturday evening Dec. 15, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm to meet and greet fans where he will sign autographs and memorabilia at the Steiner Sports Store located in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY. For more information, click here.

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Former Yankees Outfielder Johnny Damon to Sign Autographs at Steiner Sports Dec. 12th

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — Former Yankees outfielder, Johnny Damon, is scheduled to appear on Saturday Dec. 12, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm to meet and greet fans. The World Series champ will sign autographs and memorabilia at the Steiner Sports Store located in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY. For more information, click here.
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Kurt Warner Among 2016 NFL Hall of Fame Inductee List

EARTH CITY, MO — Legendary quarterback Kurt Warner is one of five NFL players representing the Rams organization to be part of the 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame induction class. Along with Warner, four members of the Greatest Show on Turf include — wide receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt and offensive tackle Orlando Pace — as well as pass rusher Kevin Greene, who started his career with the Rams when they played in Los Angeles. Source: ESPN.

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Cal Ripken Jr. Named Keynote Speaker at the Annual Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks Thanksgiving Fundraiser

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BRANSON, MO. — Cal Ripken, Jr., baseball’s all-time Iron Man, was the keynote speaker on Nov. 12 for the 2015 Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks Thanks4Giving Gala at the Branson Convention Center. Source: Branson Lakes News.

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MLB Hall of Fame Pitcher Gaylord Perry Named Keynote Speaker for 5th Annual Charity Hot Stove Banquet

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RICHMOND, VA. – Hall of Fame Pitcher and 314-game winner Gaylord Perry will headline the 5th Annual Charity Hot Stove Banquet on Wednesday, January 21st, at VCU’s Stuart C. Siegel Center. The Richmond Flying Squirrels, Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants annouced that Perry will be the first Hall of Fame player to attend the annual banquet and he will be joined by the 2015 Flying Squirrels Field Staff and former players. Source: Flying Squirrels.

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​Magic Johnson Named Vice Chairman to Promote Los Angeles as Host City for 2024 Olympics

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LOS ANGELES, CA. — The great NBA legend, Magic Johnson, along with labor leader María Elena Durazo have been named vice chairs of the committee seeking to promote Los Angeles as the host city for the 2024 Olympics. Johnson and Durazo will join four-time Olympic swimming champion Janet Evans as vice chairs on the board of directors of the city’s Olympic and Paralympic candidature committee, LA 2024. Source: LA Biz.

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Former MLB Pitcher Jack Morris Named Keynote Speaker at Third Annual “First Pitch” Fundraising Dinner Jan. 8th in Provo

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PROVO, UT. — Former MLB pitcher Jack Morris will be the keynote speaker at the third annual “First Pitch” Fundraising Dinner on Jan. 8 at the NuSkin Ballroom in Provo. The event starts at 7 p.m., with a dinner followed by a presentation of the Cameron Tuckett Award by former BYU Coach Glen Tuckett, and an address by Morris. Source: BYU Cougars.

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Golf Legend Gary Player Serves as Keynote Speaker at the Western Golf Association’s 5th Annual Green Coat Gala

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CHICAGO, IL. — Golf legend, Gary Player, a nine-time major champion and one of five players to win the career Grand Slam, was the featured speaker at the Western Golf Association’s Green Coat Gala fundraiser at the Peninsula Chicago on Oct. 16. The event raised approximately $800,000 for the Evans Scholars Foundation, which provides full college tuition and housing scholarships to caddies. Player, now 80, took a few minutes to speak with reporters prior to the Green Coat Gala. Click here for an edited transcript of that interview. Source Chicago Tribune.

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