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02/23/2012 04:29 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRO START SCHOLARSHIP FUND AND CHRIS DOLEMAN PRO AUCTIONS PARTNERS TO CREATE ‘LUNCH WITH A HERO’ BRANDED AUCTION SERIES
Atlanta, February 6, 2012 – Former NFL legend Chris Doleman and his auction site, Chris Doleman Pro Auctions have partnered with Pro Start Scholarship Fund to create a branded auction series called Lunch with A Hero with all proceeds benefiting efforts to further enhance the athletic, academic and life skills of our youth.
The Lunch with A Hero series allows athlete partners to help Pro Start Academy raise funds for the Pro Start Scholarship. Bidders who win the auction will enjoy having lunch with the athlete partner. The proceeds from the auction will be utilized for the Pro Start Scholarship.
Pro Start Academy is the only athletic and academic program of its kind, founded and managed by former NFL players, professionals and other experts. The organization’s primary goal is to develop and enhance the athletic ability of their students, while building upon their academic foundation through curriculum instruction and nurturing their life skills through mentorship, leadership and civic engagement.
Through Chris Doleman Pro Auctions, the branded auction series will allow the highest bidder to have the opportunity to have lunch with athletes within their local market. The lunch hour has made a positive difference in the lives of many youth.
Currently, bidding is open to have lunch with the following notable sports greats:
- Archie Griffen – a two time Heisman Trophy winner,
- Coach Dave Wannstedt – current Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator,
- Ryan Stewart – former NFL player and co-host of 2 Live Stews ,
- Marcell Dareus – current defensive end for the Buffalo Bills,
- Coach Jackie Sherrill – a former college football coach who won nearly 200 games during his career,
- L.C. Greenwood – a 4 time Super Bowl Champion and a 6 time Pro Bowl Defensive End and
- Eric Dickerson – a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Chris Doleman, a former NFL 15-year veteran for the National Football League, utilizes his company, Chris Doleman Pro Auctions to make a difference in the lives of others while giving back to the community. The auction site is a service that integrates social media and fundraising by hosting online auction events for all levels of charitable and non-profit organizations.
To participate in the Lunch with a Hero auction as well as other exciting auctions, please visit http://www.chrisdolemanproauctions.com.
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About Chris Doleman Pro Auctions
Chris Doleman Pro Auctions® is an online service that integrates social media and fundraising by hosting online auction events for all levels of charitable and non-profit organizations. The service is available to any charitable organization wishing to raise awareness of upcoming auctions and increase exposure of auction items to a broader audience of potential bidders, ultimately generating improved charitable funds raised. Auctions range from high-end celebrity and sports figures and their charities, to smaller, regional non-profit organizations looking for a wider audience.
The Chris Doleman Pro Auctions® site is designed so charities can manage all aspects of the auction themselves, from uploading images and descriptions to pricing each item. The ideal timing is to post an auction 5 days prior to a scheduled charity fundraising event. Learn more at http://www.chrisdolemanproauctions.com
About Pro Start Academy
Pro Start Academy & Pro Start Scholarship Fund are extraordinary academic and athletic programs, founded and managed by former NFL players, and other professionals whose primary goal is to educate, train, develop and enhance the athletic, academic and life skill abilities of all of our students.
Pro Start Academy is the only athletic and academic program of its kind, founded and managed by former NFL players, professionals and other experts. Our primary goal is to develop and enhance the athletic ability of our students, while building upon their academic foundation through curriculum instruction and nurturing their life skills through mentorship, leadership and civic engagement. Learn more at http://prostartacademy.com/
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