CELEBRITIES CONFIRMED! JRLA 1st Annual Golf Outing – July 11, 2011
July 3, 2011
FIRST ANNUAL JALEN ROSE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY GOLF OUTING IN ANN ARBOR TO BENEFIT NEW CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL
Celebrities Help Raise Funds For Tuition-Free School of Excellence
DETROIT – (June 13, 2011) – On Monday July 11, 2011, the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy (JRLA) will host its First Annual Golf Outing at Barton Hills Country Club in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Founded by ESPN/ABC studio analyst, NBA Star and former University of Michigan “Fab Five” star Jalen Rose, the tuition-free, public charter high school is scheduled to open in September. This outing represents the first public fundraising effort to support the JRLA.
Please click here for a list of sponsorship opportunities as well as a registration form: http://bit.ly/JRLA1stAnnualGolfOuting.
For more information, call (248) 953-8123.
Each foursome in the Outing will be assigned a celebrity to be a part of their group. Celebrities scheduled to participate include:
· Jalen Rose
· Anita Baker – Grammy Award Winner/Platinum R&B and Soul Jazz Singer-Songwriter
· Lomas Brown – NFL All-Pro and Super Bowl Champion
· Lloyd Carr – Michigan Football Coaching Legend
· Derrick Coleman – Detroit Basketball and NBA Star
· Braylon Edwards – Michigan Football and New York Jets Star
· Howard Eisley – NBA Star and Assistant Coach LA Clippers
· Vincent Ellis – Pistons Beat Writer for the Free Press
· Larry Foote – 2-Time Super Bowl Champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers
· Brandon Graham – Michigan Football and Philadelphia Eagles Star
· Willie Green – University of Detroit Mercy Star and NBA Veteran
· Manny Harris – Michigan Basketball and Cleveland Cavaliers Star
· Jimmy King – Michigan Basketball “Fab Five” Legend
· Lila Lazarus – Award-winning journalist
· Dana Jacobson – Michigan Native and ESPN Host
· Chris Mullin – Basketball Hall of Famer
· Tayshaun Prince – Kentucky Basketball and Detroit Pistons Champion
· Jamie Samuelsen – Sports Director WCSX-FM 94.7 Morning Show & freep.com blogger
· Matt Shepard – WDFN Host/U of M Basketball Announcer
· Mike “Stoney” Stone – On-air Host 97.1 The Ticket
· Steve Smith – Michigan State Star and NBA All-Star
· Charlie Villanueva – UConn Basketball and Detroit Pistons Star
· Rasheed Wallace – N.Carolina Basketball and Retired Detroit Pistons Champion
· Perry Watson – Detroit Basketball Coaching Legend
· LaMarr Woodley – 2-Time Super Bowl Champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers
· And more TBA…
Proceeds from the Golf Outing are dedicated to benefit JRLA, a new 9-12 college-prep charter high school in Northwest Detroit, established by Rose.
A special thanks to our sponsors… Platinum Sponsor: Telemus Capital; Silver Sponsors: Charity Motors, Constar, Inc. & HH Barnum; Hole Sponsors: T.A. Systems, Great Lakes Wine & Spirits, The Smith Family & ICM/Nick Khan; Contest Holes: Comerica & Clark Hill PLC; In-Kind:Underground Printing, FatHead, Kelleher Enterprises, Inc, Absopure, O&W, Inc, Ann Arbor State Bank & LaFontaine Automotive Group!!!