Washington, DC, June 13, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Sixth Annual Positive Choices Football Camp Kicks-Off June 14.
Mayor Fenty, participating celebrity football players available for interviews.
What: Positive Choices Inc., an organization designed to provide inner-city youth with keys to success, is gearing-up for its Sixth Annual Non-Contact Instructional Football Camp in Washington, DC. NFL, Collegiate and Retired NFL players will come together for one day to mentor and coach more than 400 participating children on football techniques, healthy nutrition habits and positive life decisions. Participants will benefit from seven hours of one-on-one instruction from participating players, and Mayor Adrian Fenty will provide remarks.
Who: Notable guests and participants include: DC Mayor Adrian Fenty and professional football players including Shawn Springs (Washington Redskins), Mark Bradley (Chicago Bears), Antoine Bethea (Indianapolis Colts), Prescott Burgess (Baltimore Ravens), Vernon Davis (San Francisco 49ers), Fred Evans (Minnesota Vikings), Charles Godfrey (Carolina Panthers), Matt Gutierrez (New England Patriots), Lavelle Hawkins (Tennessee Titans), Kelvin Hayden (Indianapolis Colts), Ed Johnson (Indianapolis Colts), Maurice Jones-Drew (Jacksonville Jaguars), Tim Massaquoi (Buffalo Bills), B. J. Sams (Kansas City Chiefs), Chad Scott (New England Patriots), Leonard Stephens (Tennessee Titans), Jeff Webb (Kansas City Chiefs), Pierre Woods (New England Patriots), Garrett Wolfe (Chicago Bears), Anthony Wright (New York Giants) and many more.
Where: Dunbar High School; 1301 New Jersey Avenue NW; Washington, DC
When: June 14, 2008 from 9:30am-5:00pm. Mayor Fenty's remarks will take place promptly at 1:30pm.
Why: Positive Choices is committed to providing emotional and social support to economically disadvantaged youth. The camp's goal is to give youth an opportunity to make new friends, learn to work with others effectively, evaluate their own skills and weaknesses and be motivated by successful role models.
How: This event is made possible by the generous support and sponsorship of (but not limited to) the following:
NFL Youth Football Fund
Office of D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty
Hotel Association of Washington, DC
Pepsi Bottling Group
Kimpton Group - Hotel Helix
Media Contact: For more information or interview requests, contact Zari Gomez at Zari.Gomez@MatrixGroupLLP.com or (202) 421-7252.
About Positive Choices: Positive Choices, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC that has taken the lead in providing youth development programs. PCI's community-concentrated youth development programs focus on emphasizing positive character traits, values and decision-making skills. Through community activities, PCI is able to provide educational, athletic, emotional and socially-enriching environments for economically disadvantaged inner-city youth. Aazaar Abdul-Rahim, founder and CEO, is a native Washingtonian and graduate of Dunbar High School and former collegiate football athlete at San Diego State University (BBA-Social Science '99).