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April 7, 2009
Lou Gehrig Day at Wrigley Field
From the mailbag:
Catch the Chicago Cubs Take on the Cincinnati Reds at the
Les Turner ALS Foundation's 15th Annual Lou Gehrig Day at Wrigley Field
Don't miss the excitement at the Les Turner ALS Foundation's 15th Annual Lou Gehrig Day at Wrigley Field on Sunday, July 26. The event begins at 11:00a.m. with a two-hour pre-game party at the Vic Theatre emceed by 93XRT's Lin Brehmer followed by a 1:20p.m. match up between the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds at historic Wrigley Field.
Guests will enjoy unlimited food and beverages provided by Lou Malnati's Pizza and Goose Island Beer Company, an exciting raffle and live auction and a terrace reserved ticket to the game. One lucky auction bidder will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the game and four attendees will have their photograph taken in Wrigley Field's on-deck circle.
$110 per person
$85 children 10-years-old and under
Inquire about premium seating packages.
Tickets can only be purchased by contacting 847-679-3311 or by visiting www.lesturnerals.org. All proceeds benefit the Les Turner ALS Foundation.
Posted by Byron at 9:47 AM
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April 6, 2009
CaberLee - Derrek Lee releases Charity wine
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Mark Buehrle & Derrek Lee Unveil Charity Wines
CROSSTOWN BASEBALL RIVALS TEAM UP FOR CHARITY
local baseball heroes have teamed up with Charity Wines to raise some
big league dollars for some very worthy causes. The North Side will be
represented by slugging first baseman Derrek Lee while the South Side
will feature mainstay ace pitcher Mark Buehrle. These men join a strong
group of stand-up athletes across the country to launch wine labels in
the name of charity. 100% of their proceeds go directly to the charity
of the player's choosing.
- Derrek Lee's
CaberLee wine benefits his 1st Touch Foundation, which
creates opportunities, positive change, and hope for our youth striving
to overcome challenges beyond their control.
Mark Buehrle's Buerhlot wine benefits the Hope Rescues animal shelter
in Alton, Illinois. Mark has been active with organizations helping
animals for the majority of his career and has recently become more
involved with the Hope Rescues shelter.
names CaberLee and Buehrlot are word plays on varietals Cabernet
Sauvignon and Merlot, and are California appellations. They are
expected to retail for about $13 a bottle. Both went on sale to
retailers this week, and will be available to the general public
beginning in June throughout the Chicago area wherever wine is sold,
and online at www.charitywines.com
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