MEDIA ALERT: The Washington Redskins Alumni & Walking with Anthony Charity Celebrity Golf Tournament & Dinner on Monday, October 21, 2013
The Event Will Honor World Renowned Leader In Complex Spinal Surgery, Dr. John K. Starr Of Washington Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Along With Local Spinal Cord Injury Victims Rick “Doc” Walker Will Serve As The Emcee For The Dinner WHO: RICK “DOC” WALKER, WASHINGTON REDSKINS SIDELINE REPORTER & RADIO PERSONALITY FOR ESPN 980 WASHINTON REDSKINS ALUMNI: Former NFL League MVP Mark Moseley, Hall of Famer Charley Taylor, Jimmie Jones, Brig Owens, Rich Milot, Ted Vactor, Mike Bragg, and Ravin Caldwell ANTHONY PURCELL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF WALKING WITH ANTHONY MICKI PURCELL, FOUNDER OF WALKING WITH ANTHONY COMEDIAN LARRY “LALA” LANEHART WHAT: WALKING WITH ANTHONY & THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS ALUMNI PRESENT: A CHARITY CELEBRITY GOLF TOURNAMENT & DINNER
Walking With Anthony, a non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries (SCI), and the Washington Redskins Alumni will be hosting a Charity Celebrity Golf Tournament & Dinner at the prestigious Country Club of Fairfax in Fairfax, Virginia to benefit those affected by spinal cord injuries. • The inaugural fundraising event will feature a fabulous day of golf with Washington Redskins greats followed by an exclusive dinner reception featuring live entertainment, silent/live auctions, awards and prizes. • Former Washington Redskin, and local radio personality for ESPN 980, Rick “Doc” Walker will serve as the emcee for the dinner.
The event will honor world renowned leader in complex spinal surgery, Dr. John K. Starr of Washington Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. Walking with Anthony will also honor local spinal cord injury patients for their courage to become healthier, stronger and gain independence. • Comedian Larry “LaLa” Lanehart will appear as a special guest at the event.
100% of the proceeds from the event will benefit Walking with Anthony which was inspired by Anthony Purcell, a young man who was paralyzed during a tragic accident in 2010, but can now stand with the help of a walker. Walking with Anthony is dedicated to raising awareness of the impact of spinal cord injuries (SCI), raising funds to provide financial assistance for SCI victims, expand rehabilitation centers and supporting research relating to SCI rehabilitation.
Event sponsors to date include Title Sponsor – Global Cash Card; FedEx; Motorola; MasterCard; Hewlett Packard; Washington Redskins Alumni, Meta, JetBlue and Transwestern, Computer Packages Inc., B of I Bank, Soniclean, Barbara Nolan, Inc. WHEN: MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013 9:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast 10:00 a.m. Driving Range Opens 11:30 a.m. Shotgun Start (BBQ Lunch and Snacks will be served during the round on the course) 4:30 p.m.
Cocktail Reception 5:30 p.m. Dinner Reception (includes live entertainment, silent/live auctions, awards and prizes) WHERE: COUNTRY CLUB OF FAIRFAX 5110 Ox Road Fairfax, VA 22030 703.273.3100 DETAILS: Registration for individual golfers is $400. Foursomes are $1500 and Foursomes with Redskins Alumni are $2500. Tickets to the Dinner Reception Only are $150. To register for the golf tournament or to purchase tickets to the Dinner Reception, please visit www.walkingwithanthony.org. About Walking With Anthony Founded by spinal cord injury (SCI) victim Anthony Purcell and his mother, Micki Purcell, Walking With Anthony is a nonprofit organization with the mission to forever change the recovery outcome of Spinal Cord Injury, currently perceived as unchangeable.
The organization is dedicated to raising awareness of the impact of SCI, raising funds to provide financial assistance for SCI victims, expand rehabilitation centers and supporting research relating to SCI rehabilitation. For more information, please visit www.walkingwithanthony.org. About Washington Redskins Alumni The mission of the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation is to utilize the assets of the Washington Redskins and its corporate and community partners to make a positive and measurable impact on youth development in the greater Washington, D.C. region in the areas of education, community outreach, and health and wellness.
The Foundation is led by Dan Snyder, Mike Shanahan, Bruce Allen and a large team of dedicated members of the community who are committed to making a positive impact in the DC region. For more information, please visit www.redskinsalumni.com. MEDIA CONTACT: KIP HUNTER MARKETING Aimee Adler | O. 954-765-1329 | C. 561-302-6902, firstname.lastname@example.org