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Kurt Warner

Posted by azhttp on January 23, 2009

Famous People – Kurt Warner

Kurt Warner to Receive Muhammad Ali Sports Leadership Award

Two-time NFL MVP will be honored at 15th Annual Celebrity Fight Night

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Celebrity Fight Night, one of the nation’s elite charity events, announced today former MVP and current NFL Arizona Cardinals Pro Bowl quarterback Kurt Warner will be honored with the Muhammad Ali Sports Leadership Award at the 15th annual gala on Saturday, March 28 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona

“We are thrilled to recognize Kurt Warner with this award given his outstanding accomplishments over the years and his veteran leadership,” said Jimmy Walker, Founder and Chairman of Celebrity Fight Night.  “We wish Kurt Warner and the Cardinals the best of luck in the playoffs!”

For the first time since 1947, the Cardinals won a post-season home game this past week, and fans are on the edge of their seats awaiting the upcoming playoff game against the Carolina Panthers on Saturday.

Warner will be joined by Olympian Michael Phelps, who will be presented with the Muhammad Ali Sports Achievement Award.  The evening will be emceed by Reba McEntire with Jon Bon Jovi serving as the headline entertainer.

The Celebrity Fight Night Foundation established The Muhammad Ali Awards as a way to acknowledge leaders in the sports, business and/or entertainment communities who best represent the qualities associated with the Champ and his fight to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease.  In recent years, Kevin Costner, Reba McEntire, LaDainian Tomlinson, Clive Davis, Donald Trump, Steve Nash, John Elway, Sharon Stone, Robin Williams, Jim Carrey, Magic Johnson, Tony Hawk, Billy Crystal, Michael J. Fox, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chevy Chase, Jack Nicklaus, Wayne Gretzky, Joe Montana, Barry Bonds, Emmitt Smith, Evander Holyfield, Chris Evert, and Jerry Colangelo have received these awards.  Additional award recipients have included Randy Johnson, Curt Schilling, Luis Gonzalez, Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, and Bob Emfield and Tony Margolis, Founders of Tommy Bahama.  Each year dozens of celebrity guests attend the event that has raised more than $52 million dollars in 14 years.

Individual tickets range from $1,500 to $5,000 each.  For reservations, please call (602) 956-1121.

About Celebrity Fight Night
Celebrity Fight Night Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1994 by Jimmy Walker to support the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, as well as numerous other charities. Sponsoring this year’s event are CA, US Airways and Verve! Energy Drink.

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Pamela Ammerman

Posted by quotes on August 3, 2008

Pamela Ammerman

Pamela was the mother of actress Lorelei Mahoney and on May 28th 1993, at 25 years of age, she was brutally murdered as she slept in her home in Lancaster.

Pamela Ammerman was born 1/28/68 died 5/29/93. She had three children whom she loved dearly, and a loyal family who misses her daily. She had fiery red hair and bright blue eyes.

Lorelei Mahoney won a Blog of the Day Award for August 3, 2008.

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Famous People – Jesse Helms

Posted by quotes on July 6, 2008

Famous People Profile – Jesse Helms

Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr. (October 18, 1921 – July 4, 2008) was a five-term United States Senator from North Carolina, and a member of the Republican Party. He served as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He was an outspoken conservative who opposed communism, tax increases, abortion, gay rights, affirmative action, food stamps, secularism, and government-funded healthcare.
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Jesse Helms Quotes

Jesse Helms

North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms died on the Fourth of July 2008 at the age of 86.

America must be the moral leader. It is not enough to have power. Power must be used to protect freedom and give all people hope for the opportunity to see the fruit of their own labor.
– Jesse Helms

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Famous People – Tana Goertz

Posted by quotes on July 6, 2008

Famous People Profile – Tana Goertz

Tana Goertz is an internationally-recognized entrepreneur, leader, project manager, speaker, author, and success coach. She is best known as a finalist in the hit reality shows ‘The Apprentice 3′ and ‘Fear Factor’. She is currently in high-demand as a business development facilitator, success coach, and inspirational speaker in the US and Canada. Tana has summed up what she does in eight short words – “I help people attract success into their lives”.

Famous Quotes by Tana Goertz

“When you are busy making excuses, you are not making money, making friends, or making the world a better place. Every loser out there has an excuse as to why they’re not a winner – but at the end of the day, they’re still a loser with an excuse.”
Tana Goertz

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John McComish

Posted by quotes on May 23, 2008

Famous People – John McComish

 John McComish Named Legislator of the Year by Arizona State Chamber of Commerce

Arizona Legislator John McComish was Named Arizona State Chamber of Commerce Legislator of the Year.

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