Thursday, May 6, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ravens in Our Community Monday (5/10)
Matt Birk Hosts Celebrity Server Night to Benefit HIKE Foundation
On Monday (5/10), Ravens C Matt Birk will host a Celebrity Server Night at Morton’s The Steakhouse in downtown Baltimore. Birk, QB Joe Flacco, RB Ray Rice, G Ben Grubbs and additional teammates, will serve a four-course meal to ticketed guests at the restaurant. The event also includes silent and live auctions, with proceeds benefiting Birk’s HIKE (Hope. Inspiration. Knowledge. Education) Foundation that’s mission is to provide at-risk children with the educational opportunities needed to excel in the classroom and in life. Advanced reservations are required and can be made by calling 410-547-8255.
The HIKE Foundation’s signature program "Ready, Set, Read!" will be launched in select Baltimore-area public schools in the fall of 2010. "Ready, Set, Read!" will motivate and encourage more than 50,000 elementary school children to read at home.
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Morton’s The Steakhouse
300 S. Charles Street
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Matt Katula Hosts Foundation Golf Outing
Ravens LS Matt Katula will host his annual Matt Katula Foundation Golf Outing on Monday (5/10) at Bulle Rock Golf Course. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the foundation, which provides for the growth and development of community sports programs. The nonprofit organization intends to help children that need financial support and guidance to achieve their goals. Recent grants have supported the Greenmount School, Maryland Titans, Eastside Raiders, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Golf Team, Harlem Park Elementary/Middle School, Forest Park Blackhawks and REACH! Panthers Basketball.
9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
Bulle Rock Golf Course
320 Blenheim Lane
Havre de Grace, MD
Derrick Mason Featured Speaker at AFRO Character Education Luncheon
Ravens WR Derrick Mason will be the keynote speaker at a Character Education luncheon, hosted by the AFRO American Newspaper on Monday (5/10). The focus of the Character Education program is to provide students with real life examples of successful individuals and their strategies for achieving success. Students were asked in February to write about a corporate executive who inspired them and submit an essay to the AFRO. Three winning essayists, their classes, teachers and corporate sponsors will attend the award luncheon at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. The winners will recite their essays and receive an award.
11 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Reginald F. Lewis Museum
830 East Pratt Street