Apr-24-2012

“A celebration of Heroes”

Welcome to
“A celebration of Heroes”
May 14, 2012
Gotham Comedy Club
New York City

     UNIFICATION FOR PEACE AND HUMANITY

The Sulaiman Family, and WBC Word Boxing Cares are announcing a new program, World Champions Against Bullying. WBC President Jose Sulaiman, newly appointed Ambassador to the Non Violence Foundation*, called for immediate action and support.

We are setting this motion with a Celebration of Heroes! An evening dedicated to those who have inspired us, and our youth. Please help us pay tribute to some outstanding leaders in the community, and join us for an evening of joy and laughter. It’s not a Fund Raiser as much as a FUN Raiser!

Our hearts to yours,
Jill Diamond, Chair

What: A Celebration of Heroes!

When: Monday, May 14th, 2012

MC: Steve Farhood

Where: Gotham Comedy Club
208 West 23rd St
New York, NY 10010

How: Reservations: 212. 367.9000

Who:  Bruce Silverglade – Imamu Mayfield – Chief Edward Kilduff – Hon. Melvina Lathan – Tamara Tunie – Boyd Melson – COMBATT – Joe Mazzilli – Johnny Callas

Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm VIP Reception in Vintage Lounge

7:00 – 7:30pm Seating for GA in Main Showroom

7:30 – 8:15pm Awards Presentation

8:15 – 9:00pm Comedy Show

Admission:  GA: $25 cover plus 2 drink minimum per person. Show Only.
VIP: $100 cover. Includes admission to show & reception, unlimited wine & soft drinks during show & reception and VIP seating & a gift bag

Tickets: Available only through Gotham Comedy Club’s box office or online at www.gothamcomedyclub.com

Raffle:  Be sure to get your raffle tickets for a chance to win RT coach Air Fare for 2, December 1-8, 2012, Hotel Accommodations, and Event Tickets to the WBC’s 50th Convention in Cancun Mexico! Raffle tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100.

Introducing Tonight’s Heroes

This evening is dedicated to those who inspire our youth

Imamau Mayfield
Former Cruiserweight World Champion
The Children’s Champion

COMBATT:
Larry Hazard and Rhonda Utley-Herring
A proud history of improving children’s lives

Tamara Tunie
Film, stage and television actress, director and produce
Chair Emerita of Figure Skating in Harlem
A role model and inspiration to our Youth

Chief Edward Kilduff
FDNY’s 34th Chief of Department
Inspiring, Protecting and Educating the Community

Joe Mazilli
Former NYPD, Officer (nine of those years with the Organized Crime Control Bureau)
Television Producer, Creator of Runaway Squad,
Bravery on behalf of our children

Melvina Latham
Chairwoman of the NYS Athletic Commission
Leadership and Dedication to boxing and young athletes

Bruce Silverglade
Owner of the world famous Gleason’s Gym and
Creator of Give a Kid a Dream Foundation
Tireless Support of Youth and Boxing

Boyd Melson
Multiple United States Amateur Boxing Championships
Creator of Team Fight to Walk
Compassion and Courage outside the Ring

John Callas
WBC Referee + Coach
Creator or Oak Boxing Academy
Ombudsman for CT Department of Children and Families
WBC/WCAB Ambassador of 2012

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