NFL Celebrity Players are challenging the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) to a game to showcase how technology is making prosthetic limbs better and is improving the quality of life for limb loss veterans and to raise money for Wounded Warrior Organizations.
NFL Players Attending: Desean Jackson, Josh Morgan, Torrey Smith, Fred Davis, Darrell Young, Tavon Wilson, EJ Biggers, Chris Wilson, Terrence Austin, Brett Lockett and others are trying to raise $50,000 with the help of the community and Medical Center Orthotics and Prosthetics to benefit Wounded Warrior organizations.
Event Name: 2013 NFL Players Vs Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Classic
Event Details: Saturday, June 1st in Bowie Maryland, just outside of Washington DC. Event information and tickets are all at www.MCOPRO.com
Venue: Bowie Baysox Stadium, gates open at 6PM. 4101 Crain Hwy, Bowie, MD 20716
Special Guests: The National Guard, Hope for Warriors, Marines Helping Marines, Connected Warriors, Danny and Holden from 106.7 The Fan, Texas Roadhouse, The Mayor of Bowie, Maryland and others.
Tickets: $20 General Admssion, $15 for Veterans and active Military - $55 for meet and greet seats with NFL and WWAST Players.
Charities to benefit from the fundraiser:The Yellow Ribbon Fund, Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team, Wounded Warriors Project.
Even if you don't live in the area and can't attend, buy a ticket and help us raise money for these chairities. www.MCOPRO.com
Event Sponsor: Medical Center Orthotics and Prosthetics is the exclusive provider of lower limb prosthetics at Walter Reed Medical Center to wounded soldiers coming back from Afghanistan and the Middle East. Known for the fit and function they provide to their patients they make it possible for athletes like those on the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team to compete.
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/133140800207425/
Media Contact: Torrey Pocock, 202-351-1344, @torrey_charles
Web Event Page: http://mcopro.com/softballclassic2013/
A) Yellow Ribbon Fund, http://www.yellowribbonfund.org
B) Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) www.woundedwarrioramputeesoftballteam.org
C) Wounded Warrior Project: www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
Partner Organizations: Marines Helping Marines, Hope For The Warriors and Connected Warriors, The National Guard, The City of Bowie, Bowie Baysox, City Sports, Texas Roadhouse
Partner Sponsors: OSSUR, UBS, BiOM, iWalk, ottobock.