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THIRTY SECOND ANNUAL GREAT SPORTS LEGENDS DINNER

MONDAY, September 25, 2017
NEW VENUE: New York Hilton Midtown
New York City, New York

 

Bob Costas, Master of Ceremonies for the 32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner
Bob Costas, Master of Ceremonies for the 32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner

An iconic group of Sports Legends, Hall of Famers, Gold Medalists, World Champions, and honorees will be recognized by The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, at its 32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner presented by Tudor Group on Monday, September 25 at The New York Hilton Midtown Hotel. The premier event, hosted by NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti and his son Marc, will honor legendary designated hitter and first baseman for the Boston Red Sox David “Big Papi” Ortiz, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles, NBA Hall of Famer and former Miami Heat forward Alonzo Mourning, Hall of Fame defensive end and linebacker for the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets Jason Taylor, four-time IndyCar Racing Champion Scott Dixon, six-time tennis Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters, and FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Abby Wambach.

 

Special tribute will also be paid to NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France and Amy France, who will receive The Outstanding Philanthropists Award; television personality and victim rights activist John Walsh, who will receive The Inspiration Award; renowned Brazilian artist and activist Romero Britto, who will receive The Humanitarian Award; and former Miami Dolphin and longtime Buoniconti Fund champion Dick Anderson, who will receive The Buoniconti Fund Award.

 

For more information, please contact Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard at saagaard@miami.edu or call (305) 243-4656. 

FIFTEENTH ANNUAL BUONICONTI FUND CELEBRITY GOLF INVITATIONAL WITH JACK NICKLAUS

SUNDAY, April 30 and MONDAY, May 1, 2017
The Bear’s Club
Jupiter, Florida

 

Golf icon Jack Nicklaus along with NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti and his son Marc will host the 16th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational at Nicklaus’ home club and course, The Bear’s Club in Jupiter, Florida.

 

For 15  years, this event has attracted the world’s top business leaders and celebrities, all working together to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.

 

To date millions have been raised by this event to fund research programs at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

 

For more information, please contact Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard at saagaard@miami.edu or call (305) 243-4656.