On Friday, May 25, 2012, in appreciation of our troops, Duchess Entertainment will produce one of the most highly anticipated events of the Memorial Day Weekend, The 2nd Annual NFL Military Appreciation “Salute with Hoops” Celebrity Basketball Game.
The fundraiser event will be hosted by famed UFL Star and Philanthropist Samie Parker, NFL Stars Josh Morgan (Washington Redskins), DeSean Jackson (Philadelphia Eagles), Kirk Morrison (Buffalo Bills), Marcedes Lewis (Jacksonville Jaguars) and feature popular sports icons, on-air personalities and celebrities from the world of television, music and film showcasing their athletic skills at the Sport Center of Las Vegas.
The event begins at 7:00 p.m., sponsored by ADKT Clothing, KeepTree and POWERADE with a special evening of fun for the military families of Nellis Air Force Base.
“Being able to contribute to support our troops is very important to me,” Parker said. “As a former player of the Las Vegas Locomotives I am thrilled, this year my fellow friends from the NFL will be able to join me in honoring the troops of Nellis Air Force Base.”
Hollywood actors and professional athletes will all come together in support of our troops and honor children of fallen soldiers. This exciting hoops for charity boasts fun and affordable family entertainment which includes a pre-game kickoff performance, an entertaining half-time show and chances to win great prizes.
Additionally, fans will have the opportunity to meet, greet, and obtain free autographs and photographs from their favorite sports heroes and celebrities. Celebrity participants include: Anthony Henry (Former Dallas Cowboys), Calais Campbell (Arizona Cardinals), Dante Hughes (San Diego Chargers), Darnell Bing (Saskatchewan Roughriders), DeSean Jackson (Philadelphia Eagles), Dominique Byrd (Seattle Seahawks), Eric Wright, George Wrighster (Former NFL), Jas Prince (Music Mogul/Socialite), Joshua Morgan (Washington Redskins), Kirk Morrison (Buffalo Bills), Leigh Bodden (NFL Free Agent), Lendale White (NFL Free Agent), Marcedes Lewis (Jacksonville Jaguars), Patrick Chung (New England Patriots), Samie Parker (Former NFL Chiefs), Willis McGahee (Denver Broncos), Zab Judah (5x World Champion Boxer) and world-renowned athletes and other celebrities.
Event Details: Doors open at 6:00 p.m., Game Starts- 7:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.
Location: The Sport Center of Las Vegas (Las Vegas Blvd & Sunset)
All tickets for this event will be general admission. All general admission tickets will be priced at $10 each. All active duty military officials are free!
To order tickets, purchase at the main entrance of The Sport Center Las Vegas or log on to www.DuchessEntertainment.com for advance purchase.