FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 21, 2012
CONTACT: Seth Levit
PHONE: (954) 424-0799
2012 JASON TAYLOR CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC
PRESENTED BY COMMUNITY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT AND
THE SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO
KICKS OFF FEBRUARY 26 POOLSIDE AT THE SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO
FT. LAUDERDALE – While perennial All-Pro Jason Taylor may have recently hung up his football cleats, the 2007 NFL Man of the Year continues to show his commitment to the South Florida community with his work through the Jason Taylor Foundation. Taylor and his wife, Katina, will host the ninthannual Jason Taylor Celebrity Golf Classic Presented by Community Capital Management and the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on February 26-27, 2012. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Jason Taylor Foundation, Holtz Children’s Hospital and Take Stock in Children.
The festivities will begin on Sunday evening, February 26, as Jason and Katina invite their guests to “retire” for the evening poolside at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The star-studded affair will feature celebrity guests, live music and a silent auction at South Florida’s most spectacular venue. All golfers will tee off at Grande Oaks Golf Club in Davie, Fla. on Monday morning, February 27.
The Taylors will be joined by an all-star guest that features some of the biggest names in sports andentertainment, including Ronnie Brown (Pro Bowl running back), Hall of Fame outfielder Andre Dawson, Richard Dent (Former Chicago Bear great and member of NFL Hall of Fame), Chris Doleman (2012 NFL Hall of Fame Inductee), Rob Gronkowski (New England Patriots All-Pro tight end), actor Omari Hardwick(“For Colored Girls,” TNT’s Dark Blue & “The A-Team”), Kevin Jonas (platinum certified selling artist, the Jonas Brothers), Ed “Too Tall” Jones (member of Dallas Cowboys “Doomsday Defense”), OlindoMare (former Dolphins and current Carolina Panthers kicker), Brandon Marshall (2012 Pro Bowl MVP), O.J. McDuffie (two-time Miami Dolphins MVP), Alonzo Mourning (Miami Heat legend), Jonathan Ogden (Baltimore Ravens legendary left tackle), New York Jets linebackers Calvin Pace, Bart Scott and Bryan Thomas, Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice, Fred Taylor (Florida Gator and Jacksonville Jaguar great), Zach Thomas (Miami Dolphins legendary linebacker) and Ickey Woods (former NFL running back).
For the seventh consecutive year, JM Family Enterprises, Inc. and Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC, have generously donated a Scion tC for the raffle(www.Scion.com). Tickets are available for a $100 contribution (each) to the Jason Taylor Foundation and the winning ticket will be drawn following thegolf tournament on Monday. A maximum of only 500 tickets will be sold and one lucky winner will drive away in a 2012 Scion tC.
In addition to Community Capital Management and the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, other major contributors to the Jason Taylor Celebrity Golf Classic include 3CInteractive, American Express, BankAtlantic, Bessemer Trust, Best Buy (Davie & Margate Stores), Brown-Forman, Carnival Cruise Lines, Callaway, Dada, Chambord Flavored Vodka, Divine Delicacies, Doctors Hospital, EDCO Awards & Specialties, Fastboats Marine Group, Tony Galvin, Gentleman Jack, Gerlinde & Michael Photography, Graycliff Cigar Company, Heritage Travelware, Invicta Watch Group, JM Family Enterprises,JM Lexus, Jordan Brand, JuiceBlendz, Kopelowitz Ostrow Attorneys at Law, MiamiDolphins, Michelob Ultra, Motive8 Marketing, NeoStar Sports &Entertainment, Neutrogena, Pepsi Beverages Company, Perry Ellis, ProCamps, Publix, Redline Media Group, Seidler Oil & Gas, ShakeFX, Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC and Steven Douglas Associates.
The Jason Taylor Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to support and create programs that facilitate the personal growth and empowerment of South Florida’s children in need by focusing on improved health care, education and quality of life. For more information on the Jason Taylor Celebrity Golf Classic Presented by Community Capital Management and the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino or the Jason Taylor Foundation, please call (954) 424-0799 or visit www.JasonTaylorFoundation.org.