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Whataburger Announces $100,000 Partnership with Drive Nation Sports to Increase Access to Youth Sports

DALLAS, Texas -- To provide support to young athletes in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Whataburger announced a three-year, $100,000 partnership with Drive Nation Sports. The partnership kicked off with a check presentation on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

Drive Nation Sports is a Dallas-based grassroots youth sports organization founded in 2016 by former NBA All-Star Jermaine O'Neal. As the owner and operator, O'Neal and his team are dedicated to creating a professional atmosphere for amateur athletics. The focus of Drive Nation Sports is to impact the youth by providing the programming and resources to achieve a higher level of success both on and off the court.

"The cost to participate in youth sports today is higher than it's ever been which has prevented less fortunate children from being able to play. This partnership will give these kids access to opportunities that without this assistance would have been unattainable. Drive Nation is thankful for Whataburger's contribution as it will make a significant impact in these children's lives," said Jermaine O'Neal.

Whataburger signage will be featured within the facility, with additional Whataburger patches adorning athletes' jerseys.

A portion of sponsorship funds will be allocated to provide financial aid for athletes who would otherwise not be able to participate. The intention of this aid is to create an opportunity for future advancement in education and sports.

"Youth sports are a Texas tradition that provide kids with valuable lessons in sportsmanship and teamwork, as well as helping to develop healthy lifelong habits," said Gilbert Aranza, Whataburger Franchisee. "Drive Nation Sports is doing some amazing work to teach these lessons and help young athletes reach their full potential, and Whataburger is proud to support these initiatives."

As part of Whataburger's $100,000 investment over three years, the brand will be featured as a presenting sponsor of two tournaments: the Nike Explosion Tournament on January 18-20th and Jermaine O'Neal's own tournament, the Battle of the Best, on April 3rd-5th.

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The Nation’s Largest Track Series For Girls Produces World-Class Athletes and Exceptional Young Women

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Dec. 14-16, 2019 -- This weekend's opening preliminary meet of the Colgate Women's Games was the first event since the passing of its founder, Fred Thompson. Thompson's contribution to the sport extended well beyond mentoring and coaching dozens of Olympians and world-class athletes; his self-proclaimed greatest accomplishment was the creation of what has become both an incubator for young athletic talent, and a venue that provides girls and young women a means to develop self-esteem and a sense of personal achievement. Thompson was inducted into the US Track and Field Hall of Fame on December 7, 2019.

Sandra Parick-Farmer one of countless women who trace their success in school, athletics, or their personal or professional lives back to Brooklyn at the Colgate Women's Games was also inducted to the Hall of Fame.

The Games have produced an astounding 26 Olympians, hundreds of national champions, and just this October, a number of women who competed in the Games throughout grade-school won gold medals at the 2019 IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Doha, Qatar.

Brooklyn to Boston, Newcomers and Returning Champions Achieve Personal Records!

On Friday in the High School division, thousands came from all over the East Coast from as far as Boston to set a fast opening pace. Newcomer Maya Dorer, a tenth grader from Brooklyn's St. Joseph High School, scored a double win with a personal best 2:16.72 in the 800 meters and ran 4:47.48 in the 1500 meters; returning Colgate Games' finalist Dayahanna Douglas, also a sophomore from Brooklyn (Midwood High School), won the 55 meters in a personal best 7.16.

Peyton Rollins, a junior Olympic champion, long-time participant and returning finalist, is one of several girls who travel all the way from Boston. Peyton won the 55 meter-hurdles in 8:13. Jadah Fitzgerald of John Adams High school in Queens won the 200 meters in 26.04; Alina LaForest of St. Basil Academy, Jenkintown, PA won the 400 meters in 58.97; Selah Dungey of Newark Academy won the high jump, clearing the bar at 5'2" and Denae Hill of West Orange High School, NJ won the shot put with a toss of 12.13M.

Meet Director Cheryl Toussaint said, "The Colgate Women's Games have always been much more than a competition for athletic talent. Fred Thompson had a vision to provide a means for girls of any ability to challenge them to discover their own potential. The distance so many are willing to travel, and the incredible commitment of so many families, friends and coaches who encourage and support their girls and young women, are a testimony to the importance of his legacy."

Saturday in the Mid School division, four-time Colgate Women's Games' record-holder Avery Lewis of Friends' Central in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, won the 55 meters in 7.03, and the 200 meters in 24.95. Ron-niah Wright, a returning finalist all the way from Stone Mountain, Georgia, won the 55 meter-hurdles in 8.35 and Kaela Swift of Brooklyn's Success Academy won the 400 meters in 1:01:3. Last year's Elementary B Finals champion Da'mira Allen of Northly Middle School in Aston, PA won the 800 meters in 2:25.49; Payton Drumwright of Carver Engineering and Science in Philadelphia, won the 1500 meters in 5:03.47; Alanna Woolfolk of Clayton Middle School in New Jersey cleared the high jump bar at 5'4" for the win, and Shalisha Robertson of Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School in New Haven, Connecticut won the shot put with a 9.44M toss.

Also Saturday, the College/Open division included several nationally ranked athletes. Results are available at

Returning Finalists Open Strong!

On Sunday, the Elementary B division featured returning finalists placing first in every event. Sophia Cope of Coles School, Scotch Plains, NJ won the 55 meters in 8.13. Alyssa Durant of Happy Hollow Middle School in Boston, MA won the 55 meter-hurdles in 11.59, and the High Jump bar clearing 4'2" a personal record; Sydney Chadwick of St. Mathew School in Edison, NJ won the 400 meters in 1:07.74, also a personal record; Rhia Randolph of Philp's Academy in Newark, NJ won the 200 meters in 29.05; Paige Sheppard of St. Bartholomew Academy in Scotch Plains, NJ, won the 800 in 2:33.23.

Also Sunday, the Elementary A division featured newcomers from as far as Massachusetts, and 30's Plus competitors featured nationally ranked athletes, several of who have competed since elementary school.

Participation in the Colgate Women's Games is completely free. Girls and young women compete within their own grade divisions for ribbons, medals and points.

Four preliminary meets and a semi-finals at Pratt Institute will determine who will compete at the finals at the New Balance Track and Field Center at The Armory, New York Saturday, February 1, 20 where trophies and educational grants-in-aid from Colgate-Palmolive Company are awarded to top place finishers in each grade division.

Promising young track stars, parents, coaches and recruiters can find information about the program and follow results at

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CAPTION: "Elementary B participants at the opening preliminary meet of the 46th annual Colgate Women's Games at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY on Sunday.

CAPTION: Elementary A competitors at the opening preliminary meet of the nation's largest track and field series for women, the Colgate Women's Games, on Sunday in Brooklyn, NY.

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TeamSnap Named One of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses for Second Year in a Row

BOULDER, Colo. -- The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced that Boulder's TeamSnap was named to the 2019 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in America. This marks the second year in a row that TeamSnap has been named to the prestigious list.

TeamSnap jumped to 12th overall in the annual ranking based on its revenue growth rate from the past five years.

"We are incredibly proud to have created an industry-leading platform that millions of sports organizations and teams trust and rely on every day," said TeamSnap co-founder and CEO Dave DuPont. "Our commitment to taking the work out of play for anyone involved in organized sports has been a major factor in our growth."

Coaches, administrators, players and parents leverage TeamSnap's innovative technology every day to sign up, schedule, communicate, collect payments and coordinate everything for the sports season. TeamSnap serves more than 20 million users and 2 million sports teams worldwide across more than 100 different sports and activities.

The full list of ICIC recipients was revealed at the Annual Inner City 100 Conference and Awards in Boston and is available on Fortune's website -

TeamSnap joined the other winning companies at the Inner City 100 Conference and Awards led by Fortune 500 executives and academics from top-tier universities.

ICIC, a 25-year-old national nonprofit founded by Harvard Business School professor Michael E. Porter, promotes economic prosperity in America's inner cities through private sector investment that leads to jobs, income and wealth creation for local residents.

About TeamSnap:

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, TeamSnap has taken the organization of youth, recreational and competitive sports into the 21st century. 20 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap's web and smartphone apps to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season. TeamSnap makes organizing sports as simple as click, tap and go.

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The Chris Kyle Frog Foundation and Dirty South Bats Have Joined Forces to Produce the American Sniper Composite Baseball Bat

WINDER, Ga. -- Dirty South Bats today announced that it has joined forces with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF) to produce a limited-edition tribute bat honoring American Sniper Chris Kyle that is cutting-edge both in its looks and performance. The 2 5/8-inch composite baseball bat certified for USSSA and BBCOR will be available for players from ages 8 to College with $100 from each bat sale being donated to the CKFF.

The Bat will be priced at $399.99 and available to ship on Thanksgiving, November 28, 2019, at and

"When the writer of the 'American Sniper' movie and great friend, Jason Hall approached me about doing a very cool, iconic 'Dirty South Baseball Bat,' I was all in," said Taya Kyle - wife of Chris Kyle - the American Sniper. "The design with the iconic skull and Chris' crosshair over the right eye honors our friend and fellow SEAL, Ryan Job. It makes for a meaningful piece full of Chris's spirit, ideal for any collector of Americana, patriot, baseball fan or those touched by American Sniper and our story."

Dirty South Bats CEO Tony Mastandrea, said, "Dirty South Bats is honored to be partnering with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation and their worthy cause of restoring military families and keeping families together. To pair an American-hero with an American-made top performing baseball bat for Americas past-time sport is truly humbling. The look we get from the kids who see and use the bat for the first time is absolutely priceless."

Kyle added, "Our relationship with Dirty South Bats will go a long way in helping our Foundation connect with even more service couples. We help veteran and first responder families by committing to be with them through two years unique programming. The gift of a safe place at home helps the whole family survive and thrive. Dirty South Bats are American to the core! These badass bats are even made right here in the USA! So many give their lives to serve us - be a part of hitting home runs for them by helping us save their family - one badass Dirty South Bat at a time!"

Mastandrea further stated, "Dirty South has such a loyal, grass-roots and organic customer following that we have no doubt they will come-out in droves to support this worthy endeavor. Our customers have supported so many other worthy charitable causes in the past and this will be no exception."

The Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF) mission is to Honor GOD, Country and Families who serve. It is focused on changing the worlds for this generation and the next by recognizing and strengthening military and first responder marriages through unique programs and powerful partnerships.

Dirty South Bats is an American manufacturer of high-performance composite baseball and fastpitch bats. Dirty South Bats are handmade from composite materials in Winder, Georgia, making every bat unique which is geared for the elite player. Using a low-volume production process ensures the highest quality of product while maintaining its unique sound solidifies that Dirty South Bats are designed to have the most allowable pop. Dirty South Bats is the only manufacturer that produces 100% of its bats in the USA, and they can equip your player from pee-wee to college.

Dirty South Bats are available for purchase at and customers can demo their bats any time of the year with direct shipping.

Use Them or Lose to Them.™

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Celebrity Chris Spencer Partners with Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs on Golfing for Families

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- In an historic move, on Monday November 11, 2019 Veterans Day, Golfing for Families and Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs will hold its fourth annual charity event in Sun Valley at Angeles National Golf course. This year's event will be hosted by Celebrity Comedian / Producer Chris Spencer and friends.

"As we enter our fourth year of raising money for families, we recognize the challenges presented by the social economic disparities in our communities," states Dr. Norris Dorsey. "The Dorsey Academy for Entrepreneurs continues to change this narrative by educating people on how to start businesses and run them successfully. We know the old saying "give them a fish they can eat for a day, teach them to fish and they can eat for a lifetime."

"This is one of the most important golf tournaments I've ever been a part of," said Chris Spencer. "Golfing for Families is for people who look like me, and we really need more people like me. My celebrity friends and I will raise money for those families in need during the holidays."

"I love what Dr. Dorsey stands for (education) and the causes he is raising awareness for," adds Spencer.

Since its inception, the "for Families" initiatives (including Bowling, Skating, and Concert) have raised over $34,000 to feed the families affected by lack of food security in the very communities in which Dorsey Academy runs programming. In 2019, Golfing for Families (#GFF) goal is to raise over $40,000 to help feed over 800 people over the holidays.

Dorsey Academy partners with other local non-profits to feed families and individuals on Los Angeles's Skid Row every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday as well as for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

Partners include: We Feed the Hungry, The Peggy Beatrice Foundation, and My Friend's House.

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Join us Monday, November 11, 2019 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Angeles National Golf Club 9401 Foothill Boulevard Sunland, CA 91040

About the Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs:
The purpose of the Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs is to deliver affordable education to individuals who want to be entrepreneurs. Our goal is to make education great and educational again. Our focus is on entrepreneurship by meeting the needs of the communities, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. Motto: "Start your business and business classes simultaneously."

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FinTech Firm FormFree Sponsors PGA Tour Golfer Matt NeSmith

ATHENS, Ga. -- FormFree(R) today announced a two-year agreement to sponsor 25-year-old pro golfer Matt NeSmith. Currently playing in his first season on the PGA TOUR, NeSmith will wear the fintech firm's logo on the left sleeve of his apparel.

FormFree's credit decisioning products make it easy for consumers to paperlessly certify their financial assets, income and employment when applying for a loan. The company was a sponsor of the 2019 Ellie Mae Classic, where NeSmith posted an eighth-place finish. NeSmith went on to secure his PGA TOUR card with an August 25 win at the Albertson's Boise Open, the penultimate stop on the Korn Ferry Tour.

"We played with Matt at the Ellie Mae Classic and were impressed with his quality of character and determination to succeed," said FormFree Founder and CEO Brent Chandler. "When he made it into the PGA TOUR a few weeks later, we decided to step up and support this young man."

"Being selected as FormFree's first PGA TOUR ambassador is an honor, and I am excited to have them along as a partner as I start my career on the PGA TOUR," NeSmith said.

September's A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier was NeSmith's first PGA TOUR start as a member, and he showed great form at October's Shriners Hospitals for Children, where he finished T18 in just his fourth start of the season. The former University of South Carolina standout finished his career with the Gamecocks in 2016 as one of the most decorated golfers in USC history and the #7 ranked amateur in the world.

Early highlights of NeSmith's rookie season include the first round of the Safeway Open, in which he posted his lowest round on the PGA TOUR, a -6 (66). NeSmith is in action again at the Mayakoba Golf Classic, which tees off November 14 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

About FormFree(R)

FormFree(R) is a market-leading fintech company whose revolutionary products AccountChek(R) and Passport(TM) are changing the credit decisioning landscape and encouraging lenders nationwide to incorporate a more holistic view of each borrower's financial DNA. To date, thousands of U.S. lenders and brokers have ordered millions of FormFree's patented verification reports representing over a trillion dollars in loan verifications. FormFree delights borrowers and lenders with a paperless experience, reduces origination timelines by up to 20 days and offers automated analysis and standardized delivery to lenders and investors using a secure ReIssueKey(TM). A HousingWire TECH100(TM) company for four consecutive years, FormFree is based in Athens, Georgia.

For more information, visit follow FormFree on LinkedIn.

Twitter: @RealFormFree @Matt_KneeSmith @PGATOUR #digitalmortgage #TechTrendsetters

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Posh Cycling and Fitness Named College Park 2019 Business of the Year

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The City of College Park, Md. has named Posh Cycling and Fitness as the city's 2019 Business of the Year.

"We are super excited to have won this award," said Posh Cycling and Fitness owner Melissa Blain. "Our community is part of our mission at Posh and we are so grateful for the support the community has given us back in return."

Blain opened Posh Cycling and Fitness, a minority, woman-owned business, to fulfill her dream of opening a Spinning and fitness studio in her home community of College Park, a vibrant suburb of Washington, DC. It opened last year as the first Official Spinning Facility in Prince George's County.

Posh was selected by a popular vote, conducted both online and in-person at the College Park Day 2019 event, collecting most of the more than 2,500 votes cast. Posh and the other two finalists, Proteus Bicycles and OpenBarre Studio, were nominated by College Park residents and business owners.

"I'm a fan of all three of the businesses that were finalists, but I am excited that Posh, who is a new business in our community, won this award," said College Park Mayor Patrick Wojahn.

A special award ceremony will be held at the Posh First Birthday Celebration on Nov. 2nd at noon, where Wojahn and several City Councilmembers are expected to present the award. The celebration will also focus on Posh's values of community impact and charitable giving by raising funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation's efforts to end breast cancer.

"As part of our mission to give back, it was important to me that our first anniversary celebration, recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month and support all the great work that Susan G. Komen does," Blain said.

The birthday and health and fitness event, will be held at the studio on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Posh will offer Pilates, dance groove, strong, Spinning, and belly dancing classes at no charge to anyone who donates to the foundation. Health and fitness vendors will also be on-site to offer free samples and information.

More information about the event is available at

The Posh Cycling and Fitness studio offers classes in virtual Spinning, yoga, boxing, Zumba, Pilates, Strong by Zumba, belly dancing, boot camps, and much more for customers of all ages, genders and fitness levels. Classes are designed to be challenging, yet beginner friendly.

"We try to create a friendly, welcoming, and lively atmosphere that makes fitness fun. Join us and Have a Posh Time!" Blain said.

For more information, please visit:

Address: Posh Cycling and Fitness, 9925 Rhode Island Ave, College Park, MD 20740; (740) 785-7674.



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First 20-degree Baby Sleeping Bags Hit Store Shelves in REI Exclusive

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Morrison Outdoors, just 7 months removed from their launch campaign on Kickstarter, have brought their line of Little Mo Baby Sleeping Bags to over 60 REI locations across the U.S.

Available in 20-degree (F) and 40-degree (F) temperature ratings, the Little Mo Baby Sleeping Bags are designed to comfortably fit infants from 6 months up to 24 months old. Having no hood or drawstrings, these sleeping bags meet all AAP Guidelines for SAFE Infant Sleep, and both models weigh less than 1 pound each for use in backpacking.

Tavis Malcolm, founder of Morrison Outdoors, explains: "It made no sense to me that we should be sleeping in cozy down sleeping bags when we went camping while our baby was wrapped up in layers of clothes and blankets. We wanted to make something for our baby to sleep in that was warm, comfortable, and safe to use. Now we hope our Baby Sleeping Bags can help parents have at least one less thing to worry about."

For full details and in-store locations, check out the Little Mo 20 and Little Mo 40, both at

About Morrison Outdoors:

Morrison Outdoors was born from a desire to make camping with a baby just a little bit easier. Their patent-pending Little Mo Baby Sleeping Bag is the first 20-degree sleeping bag designed to meet all AAP Guidelines for SAFE Infant Sleep.

Tavis Malcolm, an Eagle Scout, designed their line of Baby Sleeping Bags with his wife, Amber Malcolm, a registered nurse with pediatric experience. Using techniques he learned online and a 1970s-era sewing machine that Amber had found being given away for free, Malcolm turned their unheated Denver-area garage into a makeshift sewing studio in order to develop their patent-pending design.

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TeamSnap Strikes a New Partnership with Top Canadian Baseball Association

BOULDER, Colo. -- TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management announced today it has launched a new partnership with Toronto Baseball Association, one of the largest minor baseball associations in Canada.

As the official club and league sports management platform for Toronto Baseball Association, TeamSnap will support more than 20,000 baseball admins, coaches, players and volunteers across Toronto's top baseball leagues. Clubs already using TeamSnap include Bloordale Baseball, Etobicoke Rangers Baseball, High Park Little League, Leaside Baseball, Martingrove Baseball and North Toronto Baseball Association.

"TeamSnap has become the go-to software for baseball club and league management and many of our members use the app to manage their teams," said David Black, President, Toronto Baseball Association. "This new technology partnership will give our club administrators full access to TeamSnap's suite of connected club and league solutions, helping streamline the season and limit administrative hassles. Now, our coaches and volunteers can focus on player development and growing the game across the city."

"This is an exciting new partnership for TeamSnap. We are fully committed to supporting Toronto Baseball Association in their mission to grow baseball across the city," said Greg Ludke, General Manager of Sports Organizations, TeamSnap. "We are looking forward to delivering a comprehensive sports management solution that helps administrators and coaches eliminate distractions throughout the season."

As the sport management industry leader, TeamSnap supports more than 20 million users, 2 million unique teams and 19,000 clubs across 100 different sports. The company also has successful partnerships with major sports organizations across Canada including Hockey Canada, Ontario Volleyball and Softball BC.

About TeamSnap

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, TeamSnap has taken the organization of youth, recreational and competitive sports into the 21st century. Over 20 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season.

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About Toronto Baseball Association

The Toronto Baseball Association (TBA) is composed of amateur baseball associations within the City of Toronto that agree to abide by and comply with the rules of the association. The TBA also observes most rules of Baseball Ontario ( ), Baseball Canada ( ) and the Rules of Baseball.

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FOBA’s Building Champions Benefit

CHICAGO, Ill. -- OBA's Building Champions Benefit will showcase its programs within the historically sophisticated, and classically new vibe of Row Twenty Four. Celebrating its kick-off benefit in 2019, the Row Twenty Four event venue exudes the warmth of contemporary design and modern accents, blended with a rich history, makes you feel part of Chicago at the height of the 1920's.

This highly anticipated event is expected to host nearly 300 distinguished guests.

Also, to be expected of FOBA's benefit, there will be a Silent Auction of exciting items and experience packages, one of a kind art painting's and more. 9 native Chicago-area Latin and American restaurants will be serving guests with tastings of their finest menu items. Entertainment will include a Latin percussion performance, live art paintings, and a violin performance by Daniel D Music.

Why: Fres Oquendo Boxing Academy (FOBA) celebrates 10 impactful years of service and its partnership with Aspira of Illinois Schools assisting at risk youth and under-served communities, providing them with the support they need to thrive and contribute to the greater Chicago community. This notable event with FOBA's Building Champions Benefit will prove to be an amazing night of sophistication, food, networking, and supporting FOBA's youth seeking to become champions in and outside the ring.

Who: Confirmed emcee is celebrity host, Leon Rogers of WGCI's "The Morning Takeover" and WFLD-Channel 32's "Later with Leon."

Presenting Sponsor of the Building Champions Benefit include: Jesus Davila.

Title Sponsor of the Building Champions Benefit include: Aspira of Illinois.

Light Weight Sponsor of the Building Champions Benefit include: Sewertech.

In-Kind Sponsors Include:
* Row Twenty Four
* Cuba 312
* El Fuego Mexican Cuisine
* Municipal Bar
* La Bruquena
* Granero
* Nestle Toll House Café
* Roeser's Bakery
* Borinquen
* Laughing Buddha Lounge
* Papa Cache
* So Prime Entertainment
* Jordan's Food of Distinction
* The_Polymatheory
* DJ Power

Where: Row Twenty Four Chicago is located at 2411 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago, IL 60609

When: Friday, September 27, 2019, 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

How: Tickets and Sponsorships are available at, or by contacting Stacey Oquendo at 630-808-1628. Attending or sponsoring this event is a priceless marketing opportunity to experience substantial media coverage and relevant demographic exposure!

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FOBA is a not-for-profit boxing academy that provides at risk youth between the ages of 6 to 19, the opportunity to develop life, discipline and educational skills through the sport of boxing, community and humanitarian efforts. Our programs enable youth to flourish physically, mentally and socially, enabling them to thrive and contribute to the greater Chicago community.

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