Atlas Dinner To Run On Thursday, Nov. 17
|Written by The Sweet Science|
|Tuesday, 08 November 2011 14:23|
Staten Island, NY - October 28, 2011 - On the evening of Thursday, November 17th, 2011, sports and entertainment stars of the past and present will join 800 local community members at the Hilton Garden Inn in Staten Island for the 15th Annual Teddy Dinner. As in years past, dozens of celebrities will come out to support the cause, including Yankees GM Brian Cashman, former Jets Head Coach Eric Mangini, Giants RB Brandon Jacobs, former Jets RB Bruce Harper, actor Danny Aiello, the Jersey Shore’s Vinny Guadagnino, and former Yankee Mike “Pags” Pagliarulo.
All proceeds from the evening will go to The Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation, established 15 years ago by legendary boxing trainer and ESPN announcer Teddy Atlas. Atlas, a Staten Island native, created the foundation to honor his late father, who served the community for 55 years as a physician, often working free of charge to assist
“It’s wonderful that we have been able to put on this event for 15 years running now, and it is an honor to have all of these tremendous athletes, coaches, and other celebrities involved, who have been willing to give their time and money to support our cause over many years,” said Atlas.
“There is much work to be done - many mouths to help feed and sick children to help care for - and we are privileged to have the
This year’s supporters will not only have the chance to mix and mingle with the dozens of celebrities in attendance at the dinner, but also contribute funds to the foundation through live and silent auctions. Among the many incredible prizes featured in the auctions will be a New Year’s Eve Miami getaway package, complete with 14-person suite to watch the Jets take on the Dolphins, an all-inclusive luxury trip to the Masters in
Tickets and tables for the event can be purchased via the Foundation’s website, found at www.dratlasfoundation.com/teddydinner.html, or by calling 718-980-7037.
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