Back9Network Executive Producer and Emmy® Award-winning sportscaster Ahmad Rashad will host more than 700 guests at Time Warner Cable® Arena on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, for the seventh annual “My Hero Gala” black tie fundraiser to honor heroes in the Charlotte community and support the Novant Health Community Care Cruiser and the Charlotte Hornets Foundation.
What should prove to be an unforgettable evening, the “My Hero Gala” features the entire Hornets team and coaching staff donning tuxedos and basketball shoes. This red-carpet event includes a cocktail reception, dinner, a variety of entertainment and opportunities for guests to participate in a silent auction, raffle and sneaker contest.
MY HERO GALA: Charlotte’s most unique fundraiser & black tie event bringing heroes from the hardwood together with heroes from our community
— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) September 17, 2013
Proceeds from the “My Hero Gala” benefit two important organizations: the Novant Health Community Care Cruiser, a 40-foot mobile clinic providing immunizations, chronic disease care, sports physicals and preventative care to uninsured and underinsured children (0-18) in the Charlottte area, and the Charlotte Hornets Foundation, inspiring a philanthropic culture and strengthening the Charlotte region through intentional partnerships, charitable giving and social projects in the areas of education, wellness, hunger, military and nonprofit partnerships.
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Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Ahmad Rashad gives the Back9Network’s audience a rare opportunity to go behind-the-scenes with some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment. Ahmad delivers candid, yet in-depth interviews with the compelling personalities that epitomize the lifestyle of golf. Tune in Tuesdays at 9 p.m. EST on Back9Network — DIRECTV Channel 262.
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