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31 - May
(Nearby Event: Education)
Where:Westside Cultural Arts Center, 760 10th Street Northwest, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30318
Two Events. One Goal. Coach George Lynch (former NBA player) and Flight Nine Academy (non-profit 501c3), invites you to a day of "Arts for Athletes". This fundraiser blends the love of art with the love of sports, and will bridge the resource gap to benefit student-athletes with scholarships and other needed resources. Corporate Luncheon (12 PM - 3 PM) Special guests will include NFL and NBA athletes Takeo Spikes, Theo Ratliff, Kevin Salvadori, Randy Jordan, Alge Crumpler, Ryan Stewart, Eddie Mason, Antonio Harvey, and more!  Join us for a Corporate Luncheon, and Roundtable Discussion with professional athletes who are passionate about Arts and Sports. Rub elbows with some of your favorite athletes while also adding to your art collection as you bid during the Live and Silent Auctions on an array of works from well-known professional artists and athletes.  Evening of Cocktails, Convo & Culture (7 PM - 11 PM) Enjoy an evening of networking, art, cocktails, music, and dancing. The Live and Silent Auctions will continue as we unveil works from some of America's top artists. Contributors include acclaimed visual artist and scholar, Fahamu Pecou; celebrity-commissioned artist and arthor, DL Warfield; abstract artist, Cecil Bernard; muralist Muhammad Yungai; former NFL star Takeo Spike, and more! Master of Ceremonies will be "The Lifestyle Specialist", Kenny Burns.  Raise your bidding paddles to raise the game, as you help to raise awareness and funding to support student-athletes in need of scholarships, equipment, tutoring, and other critical resources. To sponsor, donate, participate, or volunteer, contact:  Tracey Pennywell, [email protected], (818) 749-0198
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