Pro Football Hall of Famer Pro Bowl games kick off with charity event in Las Vegas, Nevada
LAS VEGAS, February 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Le Portier Cognac announced today that the 20th Annual Hall of Fame Players Soirée will be held at Resorts World in Las Vegas, Nevada. Per Football Hall of Fame Shannon Sharpe, warren moon and Karl Woodson will be hosting one of the most anticipated events of the year. This star-studded red carpet event, benefiting FieldXperience’s Generation BE Foundation, kicks off the weekend at the Alle Lounge on 66. Friday February 3, 2023 out of 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m followed by a post-party at the Eight Lounge. Information and tickets: (https://HallofFamePlayersParty.eventbrite.com)
Guests in attendance will mingle with some of football’s biggest names, playing poker while collecting money in the gaming lounge, sipping signature cocktails and savoring delectable dining Las Vegas and participate in an unprecedented live and silent auction of autographed memorabilia from your favorite sports legends.
“This is the 20thth Annual event, so come back Las Vegas is something very special for me‘ said Moon. “I have been running fundraisers to provide scholarships to students for two decades with the goal of consistently giving back to the local community. It fills me with great pride to host this event that brings together the most influential and respected people in the sports industry in an attempt not only to raise funds, but to highlight the amazing achievements of these students.”
“So much inspiration in my life comes from the places I’ve been and people I’ve met through professional football‘ says Sharpe. “I started thinking, “What if I could share that sense of connection and conversation with friends, with everyone!” That’s why Le Portier Cognac was created. I look forward to sharing my Pro Bowl off-field inspiration with the next generation of NFL players and giving back to the community.”
A special thanks to some of our top sponsors including: Resorts World, All on 66, True Capital, Titos Vodka, Le Portier Cognac, Blue Heron, Woodson Whiskey, Intercept Wines and Southern Recipe.
*For a full list of participating athletes and celebrities and/or to cover the red carpet for either or both events, contact Jen: [email protected] for a press pass.
ABOUT GENERATION BE
FieldXperience’s GENERATION BE (Gen BE) Foundation provides high school and college students with scholarships for innovative career preparation programs that focus on preparing them for their first career after graduation. Scholarships provide students with access to the development of human (soft) skills critical to success in the real world, with engaging online training and micro-internships (work experiences) to prepare them for “growing up” in the real world.
ABOUT SLAM! NEVADA
Founded by Pitbull, SLAM!’s mission is to advance learning opportunities for children from all walks of life through a national network of SLAM schools that prepare students for careers in college and in the sports industry. This event will provide scholarships to the local SLAM! Nevada high school students. Students will be interviewing athletes on the red carpet during this event as a micro-practice for the SLAM! Broadcasting Academy.
AROUND Shannon Sharpe
Shannon Sharpe is a former NFL tight end for the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He is currently an Analyst and Co-Host on FS1 “Undisputed” Monday-Friday 9:30 am – 12 p.m. EST and is widely considered one of the greatest tight ends of all time. Sharpe is one of football’s top social media influencers, both active and retired, and has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Aug 6, 2011. He played 12 seasons for the Broncos and two with the Ravens, won three (3) Super Bowls and finished his career as the NFL’s all-time leader in receptions (815), rushing yards (10,060) and receiving touchdowns (62) from a close call End. He was the first tight end to amass 10,000 receiving yards and was named to the first team on the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team.
AROUND WARREN MOON
warren moon is a former National Football League (NFL) player who played 23 seasons with the Vikings, Seahawks and Chiefs. Moon is considered one of the greatest undrafted players in NFL history. Moon was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006, becoming the first black quarterback and first undrafted quarterback to receive the honor. He is also the only player to be inducted into both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Moon was in the top 5 all-time when he retired for passing yards, passing touchdowns, passing attempts, and passing completions and was called to 9 Pro Bowls (1988–1995, 1997). The Tennessee Titans called up his number at halftime October 1, 2006against the Dallas Cowboys.
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SOURCE Le Portier Cognac