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A WALK TO REMEMBER HOSTS MEET & GREET EVENT WITH ATLANTA FALCONS PLAYERS


LFPR - May 1, 2019 - 0 comments

SAVANNAH, GA – May 1, 2019 – A Walk to Remember Savannah will host a Meet & Greet event from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at the Courtyard by Marriot in Pooler, 419 Pooler Parkway. Guests will have the opportunity to meet former Atlanta Falcons NFL players Robert Moore and Bobby Butler, and Head Master Trainer for USA Football’s ‘Heads Up Football Program’ Buddy Curry.

All funds raised from this event will benefit scholarships for bereaved students which will be presented to students during a special banquet, slated for 6 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the Courtyard by Marriott, 419 Pooler Parkway. This banquet will be catered by Texas Roadhouse of Pooler and special guests Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Line Coach Nick Eason, and former Atlanta Falcons player Bobby Butlerwill attend. Tickets to this banquet can be purchased for $50 each by visiting www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-scholarship-banquet-tickets-59243074631.

During the Meet & Greet event, attendees will enjoy getting to know these former football stars and can check out a Porsche race car. Buddy Curry, veteran youth football coach and former Atlanta Falcons linebacker who was named the 1980 Co-NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, is a trainer at Heads Up Football. This organization has a comprehensive approach to a better and safer game, educating leagues on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concussion recognition, response protocols, and instructing on proper helmet and shoulder pad fitting. He and Bobby Butler have hosted their Youth Football Camps which teaches campers, parents, and coaches safe, non-contact football and how to avoid injuries. Robert Moore currently coaches Varsity Football for the Pace Academy Knights in Atlanta.

“A Walk to Remember is sincerely grateful when stars come out to support our organization and interact with our community members and supporters,” said A Walk to Remember coordinatorJudy Blackston. “Events like these helps raise awareness of our mission and goal to make a difference in the lives of children who need some hope for the future. We really appreciate everyone who came out to this event!”

A Walk to Remember is a nonprofit organization, established in February 2018, that funds scholarships for students who have lost a parent or guardian. For more information about A Walk to Remember, please visit www.awalktoremembersav.com,email info@awalktoremembersav.com, or call 912-713-8453.

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For media inquiries, please contact Kristyn Fielding at kristyn@lesleyfrancispr.com or 229-393-6457, Lesley Francis at lesley@lesleyfrancispr.com or 912-429-3950, or the team at 912-417-LFPR (5377).

 

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