POSTED: Tuesday July 6th 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NFL Players Join Stevie Baggs and the CETA Foundation to Empower the Youth of Atlanta
Celebrity Filled Weekend to Benefit CETA’s Youth Empowerment Programs
ATLANTA, GA.—NFL players will join the ranks of local entertainers and community leaders during the CETA Foundation’s Weekend with Stevie Baggs on July 9-10, 2010. CETA will play host to some of the NFL’s most philanthropic players as they come together for the empowerment and enrichment of the youth in the Atlanta community. An avid community leader and philanthropist in his own right, Arizona Cardinals Linebacker Stevie Baggs is proud to host the 2nd Stevie Baggs Football Camp and Life Skills Clinic through the CETA Foundation.
“I have a passion to give back knowledge. Knowledge is not knowledge unless you share it with someone else, so that it may assist in one becoming more independent,” said Stevie Baggs, who is also President of the CETA Foundation.
During the 2nd Stevie Baggs Football Camp and Life Skills Clinic, Baggs will host more than 150 youth from local Boys & Girls Clubs and other metro Atlanta youth organizations for free. Additionally, this year’s camp will feature training sessions for hearing impaired athletes. Local youth from Berkmar High School will attend this year's camp and receive special instruction from hearing impaired trained football coaches. Sponsors and partners of this year’s camp include The CETA Foundation, The Atlanta Public School System and the New Schools at Carver, The Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, Glory Sports Consultants, EllaBee PR, Vitamin Water, Deeply Rooted, Imperial Productions, Frito-Lay, Subway, World Class Courier, Hilton Atlanta, Citi Financial, Monster Energy Drinks, State Farm Insurance, Ted's.
2010 Stevie Baggs Football Camp Itinerary
Date: July 9 and the 10th
Camp Site: The New Schools at Carver 55 McDonough Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30315 Phone: (404) .802.4400
Friday, July 9th, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.
-Meet at the camp site by 9:00 a.m.
-Pictures, autograph signing, and media session 10:30-12:30 p.m.
-Lunch 12:30-1:30 p.m.
-Group session players/guest’s speak to the children l 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 10th, 2010
-Meet at the camp site by 9:00 a.m.
-Pictures, autograph signing, and media session10:00-11:00 a.m.
-Field Drills 11:00-12:30
-Field Drills 1:30-3:00
Additional Camp details: Hosted at The New Schools of Carver at 55 McDonough Boulevard Atlanta, GA 30315. The camp is open to all youth ages 10-18. Camp times are 9am 3pm daily. All campers will receive lunch for both days, a camp t-shirt, autograph memorabilia, goodie bag and more. The camp fee is $75 for both days. Day #1 of the two-day camp will feature life-skills and mentor-ship workshops, with Media Personality and Empowerment Speaker Tangie Larkin from Workshops For Life, and guest speakers from the NFL, the Atlanta Police and Fire Departments, ESP Athletics, Fulton County Health Department, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Day #2 will include on-field activities and drills with current and former NFL and CFL players. The camp is open to all youth ages 10-18. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information or to register please visit http://cetafoundation.org.
Discounts apply for youth groups and local athletic teams. Spaces are limited.
Confirmed And Invited Guests Include:
Joey Porter (Arizona Cardinals), Greg Toler (Arizona Cardinals), Calais Campbell (Arizona Cardinals), Dominique Rogers-Cromatie (Arizona Cardinals), Rennie Curran (Tennessee Titans), Clint Sessions (Indianapolis Colts), Ahmad Carroll (NY Jets), Damion Cook (Detroit Lions), Juran Bolden (Atlanta Falcons), Tashard Choice (Dallas Cowboys), Hannibal Navies (San Francisco 49ers), Mike Adams (Pittsburgh Steelers), Will Davis (AZ Cardinals), Damion Cook(Detroit Lions), Vernon Carey (Miami Dolphins) and more!
Participating players are available for interviews.
About The CETA Foundation
CETA, (Creating Empowerment through Autonomy) encourages youth to aspire for achievement and success beyond athletics and entertainment. The foundation evokes a vision to expose youth to the positive side of reality, empowering them to be successful in life. CETA is a registered 501(c)3, has effectively served Georgia’s communities for the past five years and continues to provide youth an opportunity for growth through life skills workshops such as Determining Your Success, Sexual Awareness/Personal Hygiene and Financial Economic Challenges, and through community football camps.
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