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McCourty Twins Supporting Students with Sickle Cell

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 | 0 comments

In honor or World Sickle Cell Day, June 19th, Embrace Kids Foundation announced that The McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell Campaign will be covering the full cost of college books for all Embrace Kids Scholarship recipients that have sickle cell! Last week, Embrace Kids announced they will cover the full cost of tuition at community/county college for all of their current patients. Tackle Sickle Cell, launched in 2013, is a partnership between NFL stars Devin & Jason McCourty and Embrace Kids Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The proceeds from Tackle...

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Mike Piazza Helps BSA Raise Over $550k!

Posted on May 8, 2017 | 0 comments

On Wednesday, April 26th, New York Mets Hall of Famer Mike Piazza was the Guest of Honor at the Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council Prepared for Life Dinner. Piazza shared his personal story demonstrating the Scouting values. The dinner was held at Mayfair Farms in West Orange and was attended by over 500 Scout alumni, Business Leaders, and Civic Society members! Pat Capra of Lunar Sports Group served as the interviewer for Piazza that evening. The Prepared for Life Dinner serves as the centerpiece for the 2017 Friends of Scouting program to build capacity and support for...

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2017 Sports Business Academy

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 | 0 comments

The 2017 Sports Business Academy presented by Lunar Sports Group, being held August 7-9, 2017, is for high school and college students looking to gain insight into the business of sports. This three day event, taking place on the Campus of Montclair State University, will educate students to the wide range of jobs that exist within the sports world. We provide students an opportunity to learn about the business from executives who have practical experience in the field. Through lectures, assignments and interactive Q&A sessions we will better prepare students for a career in sports....

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Mike’s Knights Football Camp 2017

Posted on Mar 29, 2017 | 0 comments

On Saturday, June 17th, 2017, former Rutgers standout and current Chicago Bears fullback, Michael Burton is hosting Mike’s Knights football camp at his former High School in Chester, New Jersey. This one day event will raise funds to support children and families battling cancer, with all proceeds being donated to Mike’s Knights, a charitable initiative launched by Michael Burton in partnership with Embrace Kids Foundation. The camp is for boys and girls between the ages of 5-14 and runs from 10:00am – 1:00pm on Saturday, June 17, 2017. All attendees will receive a T-Shirt, an...

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Anthony Fasano Presented with the Distinguished American Award

Posted on Mar 11, 2017 | 0 comments

Miami Dolphins tight end, Anthony Fasano was presented with the Distinguished American Award at the Essex County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. The honor was bestowed upon Fasano at the Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner which took place at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, NJ on March 8, 2017. It’s just one evening in the course of a 365-day calendar, but it is also a great opportunity honor some very worthy senior athletes along with the coaches of past and present and those in the community to contribute to the gridiron game, all of whom make the annual...

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McCourty Twins Record Breaking Blood Drive

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 | 0 comments

Never underestimate the extensive power of a Super Bowl victory. Especially in the Super Bowl that featured more players from Rutgers than any other college. The charity started by former Rutgers stars Devin and Jason McCourty seemed to be a beneficiary of Devin’s recent title with the New England Patriots in the form of a record turnout Saturday for the Tackle Sickle Cell Blood Drive at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. “Maybe the Super Bowl win helped it,” Devin told NJ Advance Media, also crediting many of the people who work behind the scenes for the blood drive...

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