05/18/2012 (press release: WWMG) // Dallas, TX, Dallas // Nina Zavala
Current & former Dallas Cowboys legends, NFL and NBA players host this years’ charity basketball game benefiting Salvation Army-Cedar Crest, Euless Loaves, Fishes Foundation and Friendship West Baptist Church
Dallas is gearing up for one of its most anticipated events of the year, The 4th Annual Ballin’ with the Boys Charity Basketball Game. As the project gains momentum, many of the initial participants continue to support while several new supporters have emerged. The game will be held Thursday May 31st, 2012 6:30 p.m. at R.L. Turner High School in Carrollton.
This year the celebrity showcase is guaranteed to draw a crowd when some of the biggest names in sports hang up their cleats and go head to head for a great cause. Fans and sport enthusiasts will have the opportunity to experience a competitive charity basketball game, celebrity autograph signings, photo ops, a half-time Powerade slam dunk contest and live entertainment. These are just a few of the attractions that will not only make this event appeal to all ages but make it one to remember.
“Since the game started in 2009 it’s always been about bringing the fans and the players together for a common charitable goal. We’ve been blessed with the opportunity to work with various charities over the years and with the players & fans working together it will always be an event that continues to raise money for local and national causes.”- Bryan Lockhart- Executive Producer- Ballin with the Boys.
The 2012 confirmed celebrity participants include: Dallas Cowboy Legends Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, Ring of Honor member Drew Pearson, 3x Super Bowl Champs Leon Lett & Kevin Smith, Patrick Crayton and Anthony Henry; Current Dallas Cowboys: DeMarco Murray, Orlando Scandrick, Lawrence Vickers, Anthony Spencer, Jason Hatcher, John Phillips, Jesse Holley, and Dwayne Harris. NFLer’s: Titans’ Shaun Smith and 49ers’ Perrish Cox; NBA star Josh Howard and Dallas Mavericks’ Dominque Jones; National Recording artist “Dorrough”, and Dallas hometown celebrities K104 radio personalities Lady Jade, Bay Bay, and Cat Daddy.
2012 Sponsors include: 105.3 The Fan, K104 f.m., Mega 107.5 f.m., Powerade, Red Bull, Aarons, Van Chevrolet, and Interstate Wire.
What: 4th Annual Ballin with the Boys Charity Basketball Game
Where: R.L Turner High School 1600 South Josey Lane Carrollton, TX 75006
When: Thursday May31st, 2012, Autograph Session-6:30 p.m. Game Starts- 7:30 p.m.
For more information on the event visit www.ballinwiththeboys.com
Executive Event Producer
Willis & Woy Media Group