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Thursday, 05 February 2009 23:00

Orlando Magic Youth Fund

Orlando Magic Youth Fund Check Presentation Group ShotOVER $750,000 DISTRIBUTED THROUGH ORLANDO MAGIC YOUTH FUND TO CENTRAL FLORIDA

Orlando, FL (February 11, 2009)  – The Orlando Magic Youth Fund (OMYF), a fund of the McCormick Foundation, presented checks to 26 of this year’s 27 grantee organizations from nine counties in Central Florida (Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Brevard, Volusia, Flagler, Lake, Polk and Sumter) at halftime of the Wednesday, February 11 game vs. the Denver Nuggets (tip-off at 7:00 p.m.).  With funds raised by the OMYF, and the match provided by the McCormick  Foundation, a total of $751,000 in grants and scholarships were distributed to the community this month through OMYF.

The beneficiaries were recommended by the OMYF “VIP” Committee and then approved by the McCormick Foundation’s Board of Directors after an extensive five-phase process which began in July of 2008.

Published in Basketball
Wednesday, 04 February 2009 23:00

Buccaneers Ditch Helmets for Aprons!

From Left : Frank Toscano (Owner of Red Bamboo Medi-Spa), Chris Hovan,Stylez White, Brett and Dana Dietz Middle: Jaimi Hovan, Raye Toscano, and Brandi Kamenar

Tampa, FL (February 12, 2009) – Buccaneers Chris Hovan, Stylez White, and Tampa Bay Storm quarterback Brett Dietz participated in a celebrity couples cook-off at REDBAMBOO Medi-Spa on Thursday, February 5.Celebrity couples cook-off at RedBamboo Medi-Spa

The event kicked off at 6:00 p.m. as the couples were coached by the culinary expertise of Cooks & Company.  Each couple prepared various finger foods for the guests of REDBAMBOO Medi-Spa until 8:30 p.m. Immediately following the cook-off was a meet and greet with Chris, Stylez, and Brett.  JP Peterson emceed the proceedings.

Proceeds from the event benefited the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

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