Pirates 5 Time All-Star Andrew McCutchen Named 2015 Roberto Clemente Award Winner

PITTSBURGH, PA. — On Friday, October 30, 2015 Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen was named the 2015 Roberto Clemente Award winner in a ceremony at Citi Field prior to Game 3 of the World Series, joining Willie Stargell as just the second Pirates player to win the award. The Commissioner’s Award, given annually to the player who best represented the game of baseball on and off the field, was renamed in 1973 to honor Clemente. Source: Post Gazette.

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Ralph Sampson Visits Immokalee High School to Talk with Students

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IMMOKALEE, FL — NBA Hall of Famer Ralph Sampson stopped by Immokalee High School on Oct 16 to talk with students who filled nearly all 600 seats at the Immokalee High School Auditorium. Source: Naples Herald.

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Marty Brennaman Serves as Keynote Speaker at Fearless Frontline Leader Awards

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CINCINNATI, OHIO — Legendary Cincinnati Reds Sportcaster Marty Brennaman was the keynote speaker at the Fearless Frontline Leader Awards celebration held on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Great American Ball Park. Honorees from the manufacturing industry were recognized for their demonstration of excellence, empathy, respect, and humility both at work and at home. Source” PR Web.
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Ned Yost to Sign Autographs at Dicks Sporting Goods Nov 5

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LEAWOOD, KS — Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost is appearing on Thursday Nov 5 at Dick’s Sporting Goods at Town Center Plaza in Leawood from 6-8 p.m.. This event is free of charge but wristbands will be distributed to the first 350 customers at the store. Distribution starts at 4 p.m. Source: Kansas City Star.

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Al Hrabosky Named Guest Speaker at Perry County Humanitarian Award Dinner

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PERRYVILLE. MO — Former Cardinal’s pitcher Al Hrabosky aka “The Mad Hungarian” was the guest speaker on Nov 4 at the Inaugural Community Foundation Humanitarian Award Dinner. The evening began with cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m., and words from Hrabosky at 7 p.m., followed by an award presentation at 7:45 p.m. Source: Perryville News. ... Read More

Bill Walton to be Keynote Speaker at 2015 KidWorks Fundraiser

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ORANGE COUNTY, CA. — Former NBA star Bill Walton will be the keynote speaker at this year’s KidWorks’ 2015 Foundation for Success fundraising luncheon. The event takes on Nov. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Santa Ana/Orange County Airport. Event sponsorships are available from $2,500 up to $50,000. Individual and corporate donations at any level are welcomed. Sponsorship can be arranged at www. kidworksonline.org, Individual tickets will be available for sale in mid-September if the event is not sold out. Source: OCRegister.

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Former NFL QB Donovan McNabb Serves as Keynote Speaker for the Central New York Insurance Trade Show in Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Former NFL and Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb visited Syracuse on Tuesday Oct. 27th to serve as the keynote speaker for the Central New York Insurance Trade Show. Among the topics McNabb hit on were Scott Shafer being the right head coach for Syracuse, Chip Kelly’s needing to start winning to justify his genius status in Philadelphia and his hopes to make the College Football Hall of Fame more than the NFL version. Source Syracuse.com.

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

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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.. mainlinemedianews.com.

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

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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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