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Jason Witten Speaking FeeDallas Cowboys Jason Witten has been announced as the featured speaker for the second annual All-Texomaland All-Star Preps Awards Banquet on June 11 in the Texoma area. This event, which is sponsored by Texoma Medical Center and Herald Democrat, take the time each year to celebrate and honor the top high school athletes in the local area. In total, over 300 athletes from three different counties are recognized. Witten is expected to give an inspiring speech about his own journey through high school, football, stardom, and his career in the prestigious NFL. He is well known for his charity work off the field and will no doubt draw in a lot of people to this wonderful event. Tickets to get into the event are $50 a piece and include dinner, awards ceremony and the talk by Jason Witten.

The ten-time Pro Bowl player has been playing on the team since 2003, and they are the only franchise that he has ever been with. Witten has won numerous awards including the Home Depot NFL Neighborhood MVP and Walter Payton Man of the Year Award in 2012, and the NFL Alumni Tight End of the Year Award three times in years 2007, 2008, and 2010. In addition to that, he is also the Dallas Cowboys all-time career leader in receptions.

Witten will be in Texoma later this summer to speak at the second annual All-Texomaland All-Star Preps Awards Banquet, and it is sure to be a sell-out event. Tickets are purchased on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to grab yours as soon as they announce that they are for sale. Witten will be giving a talk and dinner will be included along with the awards ceremony.

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Lisa Leslie SpeakerFormer WNBA All-Star Lisa Leslie will be the keynote speaker for the Semoball Awards that are happening later this summer in July. These awards are presented by SoutheastHEALTH and are also sponsored by the St. Louis Cardinals, Bank of Missouri, SEMO ESPN Radio and the five major newspapers in the southeast region of Missouri. Leslie is going to share some of her exciting stories from life in the WNBA as well as what she is up to now with her two children. In addition to that, she will likely discuss her book which she wrote titled “Don’t Let the Lipstick Fool You”, along with some words of wisdom for the newest awards winners.

The Gardena, California native started playing basketball as far back as her middle school years. She continued on perfecting her craft and eventually decided to attend the University of Southern California from 1990-1994. After graduating from college she went on to join the Los Angeles Sparks for 12 years between 1997 and 2009. In addition to that, she represented the United States at four different summer Olympic games where she helped her team bring back the gold every time. The two-time WNBA champion is one of the most famous women to ever hit the court, and it is no surprise to see her sought out for speaking engagements.

Leslie is going to be speaking this July for the Semoball Awards that happening at that time. It will be a motivating, wonderful event, and take place at the River Campus. Ticket prices range from free to $100 for the VIP seats, head over to the Semoball’s website for more information.

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Terry Bradshaw SpeakingNFL legend Terry Bradshaw has been announced as the main guest speaker for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana’s 45th Annual Gourmet Dinner taking place at the Grand Wayne Convention Center to benefit the agency and its mission to help local children reach their potential by being supported by one-to-one professional relationships. It happened on Tuesday, May 8th and ticket prices begin at $1300. Bradshaw is expected to be a huge draw to the event, due to his fame and popularity in the sports world. He will likely share key stories of his adventures in the NFL and discuss his thoughts on this year’s topics and main conversations.

The four-time Super Bowl Champion played with the Pittsburgh Steelers for 14 seasons before retiring in 1983 with several achievements under his belt such as being the only quarterback to have won three Super Bowls and four Super Bowls. After leaving his football career behind, Bradshaw went on to become an NFL sports analyst for CBS, and has also written five books, recorded a few country music albums, and has dabbled with an acting career such as his role as Matthew Mcconaughey’s father in ‘Failure to Launch.” In addition to that, he has also got into some business working with NASCAR and created the FitzBradshaw high-performance racing line.

Bradshaw will be speaking this year at BBBSNEI’s 45th Annual Gourmet Dinner happening later this spring on May 8th. Tickets start at $1300, so be sure to get yours today if you will be in the area and want to see one of the NFL’s greatest icons in an up-close environment,

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Carson WentzPhiladelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has been selected to be the keynote speaker for the Lancaster Chamber’s annual dinner that is happening on May 23rd at the Lancaster County Convention Center. Tickets to get into the place will cost $225 per person and will go from about 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and it is sure to be a very memorable event. Wentz and the Eagles won the big Super Bowl just last month, which means that people will be coming from all corners of the state to hear him speak. The organizers of the event were proud to invite Wentz, because not only is he a talented athlete but he is a very good person off the field as well. This made him a very appealing pick to speak at this function as it closely lines up with The Lancaster Chamber’s mission statement, which focuses on businesses that help people thrive and assisting communities to prosper.

The Raleigh, North Carolina native has been playing football since high teenage years when he represented Century High School in Bismarck, North Dakota. Wentz played both basketball and baseball for the school and even graduated in 2011 as valedictorian. After attending and playing for North Dakota State, he entered the 2016 NFL Draft where he was the 2nd overall pick and was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles. During his time playing college ball, Wentz was also a Bert Bell Award winner in 2011 and a five-time NCAA FCS national champion as well. There is no doubt that as an NFL rookie who already has a Super Bowl ring under his belt, that fans can expect a lot from him in the years of his career to come.

Wentz will be speaking at the Lancaster County Convention Center on May 23rd as a part of the city chamber’s annual dinner. It should be a fun time for the attendees and a very memorable one for the many Eagles fans who are going to be in the audience.

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Metta World PeaceFormer NBA player Metta World Peace was the keynote speaker for the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles’ 47th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Brotherhood Breakfast. The distinguished basketball figure is not only a great athlete at his sport, but he is also a dynamic, passionate speaker and strong advocate for mental health and animal rights issues. At this event, a couple of profound individuals will be honored with some humanitarian awards for their help and support of community issues. World Peace is also a well-known philanthropist and was the perfect speaker for this kind of event, as it will not only draw in basketball fans from all over the local area, but those who share his interest in making the Los Angeles community a better place.

The Queens, New York native played 14 seasons in the NBA with teams such as the Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks. After that, he began playing for the Sichuan Blue Whales in China, but that only lasted a year. Formerly known as Ron Artest, he changed his name to Metta World Peace in 2011. “Changing my name was meant to inspire and bring youth together all around the world,” he said. He has also pursued a music career in addition to being a rapper and NBA star. In 2010 he helped the Los Angeles Lakers to the NBA Championship, and in 2011 he was awarded the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, given to the NBA player, coach, or trainer who shows “outstanding service and dedication to the community.” In 2017, he became the coach of the South Bay Lakers which a specialty in player development.

World Peace was the speaker for this year’s 47th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Brotherhood Breakfast that occurred on January 12th from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and it was a great way to kick off the day with a little community bonding and sharing passions for great causes. The former basketball star did a great job of spreading the message of working together, and sharing a few stories from his amazing NBA career.

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Kim PegulaBuffalo Bills owner Kim Pegula has been announced as the keynote speaker for the inaugural Penn State Sports Business Conference that is happening on March 15-16 in University Park, PA. The conference itself is a one-of-a-kind event for students who wish to pursue a sports business career as they will have lots of opportunities to network with industry leaders from a cross-section of sports business entities. Faculty members and locals will be invited to attend as well, since it is a great time to gain some interesting and valuable information. Pegula is expected to talk about her career in the sports industry which she is in a partner in with her husband, and it will be moderated by Abe Madkour, who is executive editor of Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal. The price to attend is $20 for students and $50 for everyone else and includes a breakfast and lunch over the two-day event.

The South Korean-born businesswoman came to live in the United States with her adoptive parents, Ralph and Merilyn Kerr when she was just five years old. After attending Houghton College, Pegula met her husband Terry in a restaurant where he initially offered her a job and this was the beginning of their relationship. The Pegulas purchased the Buffalo Sabres in 2010, and the Buffalo Bills shortly after that. Kim Pegula was a big influence on the planning and redesign of HarborCenter, which is a recreation center right ned to the Sabres’ area and it really boosted the image of Buffalo. The couple and their family currently live in Boca Raton, Florida.

Kim Pegula will be speaking at the first ever Penn State Sports Business Conference that is happening later this month over the 15th and 16th over March. Tickets are for sale in advance and include admission to the two-day event as well as a couple meals.

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Don McPherson SpeakerFormer NFL quarterback Philadelphia Eagles Don McPherson spoke at the screening of the film “The Mask You Live In”, which is a documentary that depicts how students struggle with the confining nature of masculinity. The event was organized by the Elliott School of International Affairs and was held in the Smith Center Colonials Club in the Washington D.C. area. Along with the showing of the film, there was also a discussion, a first of its kind at George Washington University, which allowed the viewers to get together and talk about what they felt towards this topic. McPherson talked about how both men and women need to work together on not allowing toxic masculinity have a big role in today’s culture and society. Overall, it was an exciting event for the 200 students who got to attend.

The Brooklyn, New York native got his stardom for the sport during his college years while he was attending Syracuse University, and he was the runner-up to the 1987 Heisman Trophy award. In 1988 McPherson was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles and then played for Houston Oilers before going into the Canadian Football League. In 1994 McPherson retired from the sport and went on to become part of Northeastern University’s staff at their Center for the Study of Sport in Society. He, later on, became the executive director of the Sports Leadership Institute at Adelphi University.

McPherson spoke on February 26th on the George Washington University campus to speak out against toxic masculinity and how everyone should work together to get rid of it. It was a very education, emotional, and exciting discussion for everyone who was in attendance

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George Foster 1Former NL MVP George Foster was the keynote speaker for the Amsterdam Baseball/Mohawks Baseball Hall of Fame. Four new inductees were honored at this year’s dinner event that happened on February 3rd at St. Mary’s Institute and over 350 guests attended, making the function bigger than ever. Tickets to get into the dinner were only $45 per person and included a cocktail hour from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., a full dinner and an autograph with the famous George Foster. Children’s entrance tickets were only $20, and also a table of 10 was slightly bundled at a lower price of $400 for all the seats. It was a spectacular event and one that all of the attendees enjoyed being at and hearing from one of baseball’s finest retired players.

The Tuscaloosa, Alabama native started playing baseball at a very young age and eventually was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the third round of the 1968 Major League Baseball draft. He stayed with the Giants for two years before being traded to the Cincinnati Reds, where he was on their roster for an entire decade. Foster then went to play for the New York Mets for four years and did a very brief stint with the Chicago White Sox before retiring in 1986. In all the years of his career, Foster was a five-time All-Star player, a two-time World Series Champion and a Silver Slugger Award.

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Curtis StrangeTwo-time U.S. Open Champion Curtis Strange has been announced as the featured speaker for the 29th Annual Banquet on May 24th at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. In the event’s history, this is the first time that a professional golfer has been the keynoter, so he will certainly bring a lot of diversity to the table. Strange is expected to share a lot of his personal stories and successes as a golfer and comment on how it has impacted the rest of his life for the better, including the challenges he faced. It is sure to be an exciting speech, and he will bring in a lot of people to the event by being a big draw and appealing to the sports lovers in the area.

The Norfolk, Virginia native has been playing golf since the age of seven when his father ran a local country club and taught the sport to himself and his twin brother. He attended Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and played golf as a part of the NCAA Championship alongside Jay Haas and Bob Byman. Strange’s last win on tour was the 1989 U.S. Open, and he was also the runner-up at the PGA Championship as well as a five-time team player for the Ryder Cup. In 2007, Strange was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame that November at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida.

Strange will be speaking later this spring on May 24th for the 29th Annual Banquet at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. It will be an exciting and interesting speech to say the least, so get tickets to the event if you are local and in town during the month of May.

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Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018Former NBA All-Stars Jason Kidd and Steve Nash have been announced as first-time finalists and have been nominated for The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. It is one of the highest honors that an athlete in the basketball world can achieve and the organization is extremely proud to represent these men and women. This year, a total of eight players, three coaches, one referee and one record-setting team will be recognized during this Hall of Fame initiation. It will be a great, fun, and memorable event for all of these players and their families and friends.

Kidd is a native of San Francisco, California and began playing basketball from a young age during his high school years. He ended up attending the University of California for two years and eventually entered the 1994 NBA Draft where he was selected as the 2nd overall pick by the Dallas Mavericks. Over the years in his professional career, Kidd played for the Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks, and Milwaukee Bucks.

Nash is an eight-time NBA All-Star has been playing basketball professionally for 19 years now and did two terms with the Phoenix Suns. In addition to having a career as a basketball player, he is also the co-owner of the professional MLS soccer team, the Vancouver Whitecaps. Nash was also named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2006 and played for Canada in two FIBA tournaments. The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player is a Canadian himself, although he was born in South Africa to British parents.

These two players will be part of a larger group this year for the Basketball Hall of Fame as they join their Class of 2018 in their nominations. It will be great to see Nash and Kidd recognized for all their talents and hard work, as they are legends of their sport.

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