black tie international magazine
Home
 
Select your preferred language
 
 
Celebrity Philanthropy News
 
Society News
 
Save the Date 2020
 
Editor-in-Chief
Joyce Brooks
 
Publisher
Gerard Mc Keon
 
Black Tie  TV
 
Nightlife With
Rose Billings
 
Now Trending
with Alison Minton
 
On the Town
Audrey Reuben
 
Mrs. Ma. Xiaoqiu
DYF Entertainment
 
Impact Investment
 
Featured Foundations
 
Advertising
 
Co-Hosting Events
 
Listing Non-Profit Events
 
 
Share this Page
   
 
Black Tie China
 
Black Tie France
 
Black Tie Israel
 
Black Tie Philippines
 
New York Society
 
Palm Beach Society
 
International Society
 
Hampton Society
 
Las Vegas Society
 
West Coast Society
 
U.S. Society
 
Philanthropy  Giving
 
Entrepreneurial & Philanthropy Awards
 
Event Resource Directory
 
Promote your Services
 
Event Talent Directory
 
Feature Your Talent
 
Antiques
Art
Beauty
Blockchain
Cars
Couture Fashion
Crowdfunding
Fine Wines
 Health & Wellness
Interior Design
Investigative Services
Jewelry
Kids on Location
Legal Services
Luxury Yachts
Pet Services
Private Air
 Real Estate
Recommended Reading
Restaurant Reviews
Single Friendly Events
Social Announcements
Sustainable Investment
Technology
Theater/Arts
Travel
Wealth Management
 
 
Add your e-mail
 Friends
of Black Tie

 
 
Black Tie Classic
George Clooney
Princess Diana
Back Issues
More Back Issues
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

web
analytics
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E-Mail this page to your friends
Black Tie International:
 Bob Costas 24th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner
 


BOB COSTAS TO HOST 24TH ANNUAL
 GREAT SPORTS LEGENDS DINNER TO BENEFIT THE BUONICONTI FUND TO CURE PARALYSIS ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009

 

The 23rd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner benefiting The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis (national fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis) took place this evening at Waldorf=Astoria.  Master of Ceremonies was Bob Costas.  2008 Great Sports Legends honorees:  Andre Agassi, Jerry Rice, Scottie Pippen, Joe Gibbs, Helio Castroneves, Richard “Goose” Gossage, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, Angelo Dundee and Gabrielle Reece


 

The 23rd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner benefiting The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis (national fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis) took place this evening at Waldorf=Astoria.  Master of Ceremonies was Bob Costas.  2008 Great Sports Legends honorees:  Andre Agassi, Jerry Rice, Scottie Pippen, Joe Gibbs, Helio Castroneves, Richard “Goose” Gossage, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, Angelo Dundee and Gabrielle Reece.

 

 

WHAT:           Bob Costas hosts the 24th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, a non-profit organization which is the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, the world’s most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center, based at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

 

WHO:        The 2009 Great Sports Legends and Honorees to date include:

o        Troy Aikman Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame quarterback. Highlights include three-time Super Bowl Champion and 1993 MVP, six-times selected to the Pro Bowl, All-Pro, College Hall of Fame inductee; current sportscaster for the Fox network; co-owner of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing team.

o        Clyde Drexler –Ten-time NBA All-Star and member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and 50 Greatest NBA Players of all time; former shooting guard for the Portland Trailblazers and Houston Rockets; 1992 Olympic gold medal winner; current commentator for the Rockets.

o        Mike Piazza Former catcher for the New York Mets, LA Dodgers considered the best hitting catcher of all time; twelve-time All-star; career record holder for home runs by a catcher; ten-time Silver Slugger Award winner and NL Rookie of the Year winner in 1993.

o        Ivan Lendl – Considered one of the greatest professional tennis players of all time with ten Grand Slam singles titles and 144 career tournament titles.

o        Rusty Wallace – Former NASCAR Premier Series champion, NASCAR Nationwide Series car owner; 55-time race winner (eighth best all-time career total, seventh best in NASCAR modern era); recently, ESPN and ABC Sports broadcaster.

o        Brett Hull Known as “The Golden Brett”; a 2009 NHL Hall of Fame inductee; played 5 teams including the Calgary Flames, St. Louis Blues and Dallas Stars; current executive vice president of the Dallas Stars.

o        Dara Torres – Twelve-time Olympic medal winner (four gold, four silver, four bronze), five of which were in Sydney in 2000 and the First American swimmer to compete in 5 Olympics.

o        Pat Day Hall of Fame American Jockey with 8803 career wins, four-time winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey has ridden winners of U.S. Triple Crown races nine times.

o        Chris Waddell Paralympian and five-time gold medalist; most decorated male skier in Paralympic history, winning twelve medals over four games.

o        Stewart Rahr President, CEO and sole owner of Kinray, the largest privately held pharmaceutical distributorship in the world, will receive the 2009 Outstanding Philanthropist Award for his tireless contributions to those less fortunate.

o        Adrienne Arsht Chairman Emerita of TotalBank, a respected national business leader and hands-on philanthropist for many worthy causes, will receive The 2009 Buoniconti Fund Award.

o        Jack Schneider Managing Director, Allen & Company, Chairman of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis will receive The Barth A. Green Spirit Award.

o        Dr. Maya Angelou - Writer, dancer, African-American activist and educator.

 

WHEN:           Tuesday, October 6, 2009 / Cocktails begin: 6:00PM / Dinner: 7:30PM

 

WHERE:         Waldorf=Astoria Hotel / Grand Ballroom

 

MISC:             In 1985, Barth A. Green, M.D. and NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti helped found The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis after Nick’s son, Marc, sustained a spinal cord injury during a college football game. Today, The Miami Project, a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is the world’s most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center and is housed in the Lois Pope LIFE Center.  The Miami Project’s international team of more than 200 scientists, researchers and clinicians take innovative approaches to the challenge of spinal cord injury. Committed to finding a cure for paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury and to seeing millions worldwide walk again, the Buoniconti family established The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis in 1992, a non-profit organization devoted to assisting The Miami Project achieve its national and international goals.

 

Tickets start at $850 per person.  Sponsorships and opportunities to sit with Legends are available.  Tables and tickets can be purchased by phone at 305-243-4656, 212-245-6570 or online at www.thebuonicontifund.org

 

 
 

To list an upcoming event please contact
joyce@blacktiemagazine.com

 
 

«  Back to Home


 


 




 

 


Featured Streaming Events 2020

 
Womens Entrepreneurship Day
 
Ripple Of Hope Award Gala
 
Family Film Awards
 

Featured Foundations

chuck feeney
 
peoples money
 
international peace day
 
family film awards
 
Gavi
 
american portrait
 
greenpeace
 
ItC for Peace
 
THE JOHN F. KENNEDY PROFILE IN COURAGE AWARD®
 
Médecins Sans Frontières
 
Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund
 
the people's vaccine
 
global citizen
 

vall to unite

 

Search the Site

 

 

Impact Investment

carbon geocycle

Black Tie China

ma.xiaoqiu, Dyf Entertainment
 
lang lang foundation
 

Black Tie Philippines

black tie philippines
 

Nightlife with Rose Billings

 
sara Johnson
 
debutante Ball
 
Judy Kuriansky
 
Gerard Mc Keon
 

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

st_patricks_day_2020
 
sera Vergera
 
nicole Kidnman, jennifer Aniston
 
jean shafiroff, paul mc cartney
 
princess margaret of kent
 
hudson river park annual Gala
 
Al Pacino, American Icon Awards
 
clive davis
 
proincess grace awards
 
american hospital of paris foundation
 
french heritage society
 
lupus research alliance
 
un women for peace
 
ben kingsley
 
Friends of Black Tie
 
ceylon tea party
 
ecosoc
 
joyce brooks
 
central park conservatory
 
UN Correspondents Association
 
cardinal dolan
 
palm beach heart ball
 
vienese opera ball
 
lady in red gala
 
sanford stem cell
 
weizmann institute
 
carlos slim
 
israel 65th anniversary
 

Black Tie International Realty

 
secret paradise resort
 
round island, seychelles
 
 
 

Event Resources Directory

event resource directory
 
 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Copyright 2006 Black Tie Magazine. All Rights Reserved .

Privacy Policy |