"Heroes and Legends... a Night at the Fights"
Thursday, June 7, 2007, 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. , Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, 811 7th Avenue on 53rd Street , New York, NY. "Heroes and Legends... a Night at the Fights": Police officers from New York and L.A."fight" for the children of 9/11. Boxers from the New York Police Department duked it out against their counterparts from Los Angeles Police Department at �Heroes and Legends� a Night at the Fights,� a fundraiser to support Tuesday�s Children, a nonprofit organization committed to assisting families who lost a loved one on 9/11. Los Angeles was represented by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). Both teams are comprised of active officers who are all highly-trained, amateur boxers. In addition to the thrill of the fight, the event featured a cocktail reception, dinner, and a silent and live auction. Among the items for auction were a signed glove of Arturo Gatti - one of the most exciting professional boxers of our time. The event was attended by numerous boxing and sports legends from the NHL, NFL, MLB and NBA. All proceeds will benefit Tuesday�s Children�s wide-range of programs and services including, Next Steps, Career Paths, Mentoring and First Steps. For more information call Amy Wright at (212) 319-3988, or visit www.tuesdayschildren.org. Media: Erin Farrell | Linden Alschuler & Kaplan Public Relations | tel: 212.899.4741 PHOTO CREDIT: ©Manhattan Society.com 2007 by Gregory Partanio |tel:718.614.7740 |e-mail: PrinceGregory@manhattansociety.comRead More