June 1-5, 2010
Kicking & Screening (K&S)
New York City
June 9, 2010
2010 A Celebration of Heroes, Heart and Hope
Challenged Athletes Foundation
July 4 – 10, 2010
Football for Hope
Street Child World Cup
July 24 – Aug. 2 – 2009 Peace Cup
August 9, 2009 – Memory Walk with the Brooklyn Cyclones – http://www.alznyc.org/events/memorywalk.asp#content. (Alzheimer’s)
August 12, 2009 – International Youth Day. http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/iyouthday.htm
September 2-6, 2009 – Basketball without Borders Africa; Johannesburg, South Africa. Starring Carlos Boozer, Chris Bosh, Dwight Howard and Nate Robinson. http://www.nba.com/bwb/three_us_gold_medalists.html
September 6-13, 2009 – HOMELESS WORLD CUP, Milan, Italy – http://www.homelessworldcup.org/
September 22, 2009 – (The following was originally posted by Joe Favorito’s excellent newsletter, Sports Marketing and PR Pros, which you can subscribe to via LinkedIn. You can also visit Joe’s site at http://joefavorito.com.) SUPPORTING AUTISM, Former New York Giant linebacker Carl Banks is hosting the Inaugural Carl Banks/Mariner’s Bank Golf Invitational on Tues., September 22 at Montammy Golf Club in Alpine, NJ. The event will benefit the Bergen Community College Center for Autism. Confirmed guests include Lawrence Taylor, John Starks, Gerry Cooney, Daryl Strawberry, Allen Houston and actor Anthony Anderson. It’s a great opportunity to mingle and play golf with former/current athletes and entertainers, while supporting a great cause! Those interested in playing in the event, participating in the Poker or Blackjack events (running concurrently with golf) or making a donation (cash or product) can contact Brian Berger at Bberger@tourgcx.com or 212-685-2141 x 225
October 13, 2009 – Annual Salute to Women in Sports
On Tuesday, October 13, Mary Carillo and Bob Costas will host one of the largest nights in Women’s Sports. For 30 years, the Women’s Sports Foundation has celebrated those athletes who’ve open doors for girls following in their footsteps. Join special honorees Annika Sorenstam, legendary golfer and philanthropist; Dick Ebersol, Chairman of NBC Universal Sports & Olympics; and Pat Summitt, head women’s basketball coach at the University of Tennessee and NCAA all-time winningest coach, for this spectacular evening. (For more information, please visit www.WomenSportsFoundation.org/AnnualSalute)
October 15 – 18 – Kicking and Screening film festival
The mission of Kicking & Screening is to bring together soccer fans and cinephiles to celebrate the beauty and passion of soccer as captured and expressed on film. Founded in April 2009, Kicking & Screening is a devoted solely to films and events about “the beautiful game.” From narrative classics like Victory to insightful documentaries like Les Yeux dans les Bleus, K&S provides films and filmmakers with a forum to show their work and unites the fans who make soccer the international passion that it is.
Oct. 30, 2009 – Kerosene Lamp Foundation event at Orlando Magic v. New Jersey Nets game
Tickets are just $80 (face value is $100) and available online at:
Tickets must be purchased through KLF by October 13.
Enjoy the game while helping disadvantaged youths in the USA and Caribbean! Kerosene Lamp Foundation is offering a special NBA game experience, with discounted tickets and the opportunity to chat with NBA players! Purchase your ticket to the New Jersey Nets season opening game against the Orlando Magic on Oct. 30th at 8pm through KLF and gain access to a post-game meet & greet with Orlando Magic Adonal Foyle and New Jersey Nets Courtney Lee. The players will be available to sign autographs, take photos, & chat with KLF attendees. A limited number of tickets are available, so please purchase them now to guarantee your place. Tickets are located in the arena’s lower level end zone and corner sections.