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Twenty-Ninth Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner

 

Nick and Marc Buoniconti Monday, September 29, 2014

Waldorf=Astoria

New York City, New York

 

Sports legends, celebrities, philanthropic heroes and corporate leaders will again come out in force in support of Nick and Marc Buoniconti for the 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner.  This celebration, held each year at the New York City’s famed Waldorf=Astoria, benefits The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and raises funds to support the ground-breaking spinal cord injury research being done by researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

Our 2013 Legends were: Terry Bradshaw, James Worthy, Dave Winfield, Nick Faldo, Shawn Johnson, Gary Stevens, Antron Brown and Theresa Edwards.  Jim Kelly received the 2013 Inspiration Award and Kenny Smith received the 2013 Buoniconti Fund Award.

 

 

For more information on reserving tickets or a table, please call 305-243-4656 or

email saagaard@miami.edu.

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Twelfth Annual Celebrity Golf Invitational at The Bear's Club with Jack Nicklaus

 

Barbara Nicklaus with Marc Buoniconti and Jack Nicklaus

Golf icon Jack Nicklaus along with NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti and his son Marc hosted the 12th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational Presented by Tudor Group at Nicklaus' home club and course, The Bear’s Club in Jupiter, Florida. 

 

For 12 years, this event has attracted the world’s top business leaders and celebrities, all working together to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.

 

To date millions have been raised by this event to fund research programs at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

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Destination Fashion 2012 presented by Micky and Madeleine Arison Raises $31M 


Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard, Suzie Sayfie, Tom Brokaw, Christine Lynn and Nick Buoniconti

$25 million gift from philanthropist Christine E. Lynn stunned the crowd as stars Enrique Iglesias, Tom Brokaw, Tommy Lee Jones, Wayne Newton, Gossip Girls' Matthew Settle and others joined forces to "stand up" to paralysis 

 

NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti and his son Marc hosted an inspirational evening with more than 2,000 guests to celebrate Destination Fashion 2012. Held at Miami’s famed Bal Harbour Shops, Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour presented Emilio Pucci’s Spring 2013 Fashion Show Designed by Peter Dundas, which was followed by an interactive destination party experience and private concert by Enrique Iglesias.  Tom Brokaw hosted the evening, which was chaired by Academy Award winner Tommy Lee Jones and International Polo Sensation Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras and raised $31 million for The Miami Project.

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GOLF LEGEND JACK NICKLAUS HOSTS THE 12TH ANNUAL BUONICONTI FUND CELEBRITY GOLF INVITATIONAL

Presented by the Tudor Group

 

Nick and Marc Buoniconti with Jack NicklausGolf icon Jack Nicklaus along with NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti and his son Marc hosted the 12th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational Presented by Tudor Group at Nicklaus' home club and course, The Bear’s Club in Jupiter, Florida.  For 12 years, this event has attracted the world’s top business leaders and celebrities, all working together to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. To date millions have been raised by this event to fund research programs at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Golfers and celebrities including HBO’s Band of Brothers and Gossip Girl actor Matthew Settle, Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres, NFL Hall of Famer Harry Carson, former Marlin great Jeff Conine, NFL #1 draft pick in 1995 Ki-Jana Carter, Miami Dolphins receiving legend and current Vice President Nat Moore, Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien, World Series Champion Pitcher Scott Erickson, Actor from All My Children and Dancing with the Stars Aiden Turner, and many more enjoyed the Celebrity Dinner affair and an exciting day of golf on the prestigious golf course.

Special thanks to Tudor Group, Delta Air Lines, PGA National Resort and Spa, Aventura Worldwide Transportation Services, Tiffany & Co. and more.

 

 

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Friday, August 22, 2014
Summer Soiree Cocktail Reception

Miami Chapter

Smith & Wollensky Miami Beach

Miami Beach, Florida

 

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Cycle for a Cure

Baltimore Chapter

    Sea Gull Century 26th Annual Race

Salisbury, Maryland

 

Monday, September 29, 2014

29th Annual Great Sports
Legends Dinner

Waldorf=Astoria

New York City, New York

 

Saturday, November 8, 2014

7th Annual Tampa Golf Classic

Tampa Chapter

Westchase Golf Club

Tampa, Florida

 

Friday, November 21, 2014
11th Annual Raise A Glass
For A Cure

Philadelphia Chapter

VIE
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

 

 
 
 
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Miami, FL  33136 USA
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