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Every Child Deserves to Wish: The 17th Annual Make-A-Wish Ultimate Sports Extravaganza

2-25-09-024In what promises to be an unforgettable evening, the Make-A-Wish Foundation ® of Southern Florida will offer sports fans a chance to get up close and personal with their heroes.  Players, coaches, executives, and alumni from the Miami HEAT, Florida Marlins, Miami Dolphins, Florida Panthers, and University of Miami Hurricanes will attend the event along with Featured Guest – legendary Miami Dolphins and Hall of Fame Coach Don Shula. Shula is the only coach to lead an NFL team to an undefeated season and the winningest coach in league history.

Featured Guest, Coach Don Shula

Featured Guest, Coach Don Shula

Have you ever pumped your fists after sinking a putt? Faked a home run trot around your backyard?  Raised your arms to signal a game winning touchdown, even though no one was around?

The Make-A-Wish Foundation ® of Southern Florida understands.

We all secretly wish to be the hero, even for just a moment. Sports can provide that opportunity, especially for a child.   Next Thursday, February 25, at 6:00pm  at The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida the Make-A-Wish Foundation will be celebrating those magical moments that live inside each and every one of us, and you’re invited! 

The star-studded extravaganza will be filled with various interactive moments with local and national celebrities from the world of sports and entertainment, as well as some very special wish children. The auction will have unique items that appeal to the avid collector as well as someone just looking for a special keepsake. The hotel’s catering has promised to create an epicurean delight from the hors d’oeuvres to the sit down dinner.

Tickets for the Make-A-Wish Ultimate Sports Extravaganza & Auction are available beginning at $250.  Sponsorships, which include exclusive event benefits for complete tables of ten, are also still available starting at $2,000.  Call 954-967-9474 ext. 318 today.

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