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STAR BOXING, ACS AND HUNTS POINT MKT TO "KNOCK OUT CANCER"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STAR BOXING, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY & HUNTS POINT PRODUCE IN FIGHT TO “KNOCK OUT CANCER”

 

PRESS CONFERENCE TO BE HELD WEDNESDAY JUNE 29TH

TO ANNOUNCE 1ST ANNUAL “KNOCK OUT CANCER” BOXING BENEFIT

  

WHAT: 

Luncheon press conference to announce the much anticipated upcoming, “Knock Out Cancer” Event.  On Saturday July 23rd, Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing will team up with the American Cancer Society to host a benefit at the Hunts Point Produce Market to “Knock Out Cancer”.  The “Knock Out Cancer” event, which will be outdoors, will include a live professional boxing show featuring some of the most promising up and coming stars in boxing, as well as local boxers competing in five exciting boxing matches.  All the proceeds from the show will be donated to the American Cancer Society.    

Lunch to be served to working press

WHO:

Joe DeGuardia:           Star Boxing, President and CEO

Ted Vlavianos:            American Cancer Society Regional Vice President

Joel Fierman:              Hunts Point Produce Market Coop Board Director

Melvina Lathan:           New York State Athletic Commissioner

Boxers:                      Various Boxers participating on the July 23rd show

 

 

WHEN:

Wednesday June 29th 12PM

WHERE: 

Havanna Cafe – 3151 E. Tremont Ave. Bronx, NY 14061

 ABOUT STAR BOXING:   

 

Star Boxing, Inc. has been in operation since1992.  Star Boxing has worked to produce some of the most exciting and memorable boxing events in recent history. Star has continued to work with and develop a number of very exciting world champions, world rated contenders and young prospects. Star has consistently brought credibility, integrity, and exciting fights to the boxing industry.  For more information on Star Boxing, visit the official website at www.starboxing.com

 

 

ABOUT AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: 

 

The American Cancer Society provides information, day-to-day help, and emotional support to people with cancer and their families.  We save lives and create more birthdays by helping you stay well, helping you get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.  We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  Our help is free.  Visit us at www.cancer.org  or call 1. 800. 227. 2345 

 

ABOUT HUNTS POINT PRODUCE MARKET:   

 

Located in the Bronx, NY, the Hunts Point Terminal Market is the largest wholesale produce market in the world, sitting on 113 acres of property comprising of 1 million square feet of interior space. We offer an amazingly diverse selection of fruits and vegetables from around the globe. Our produce is delivered fresh daily via plane, boat, and tractor trailer from 49 states and 55 countries. Open five days a week, 24 hours a day, Hunts Point Terminal Market proudly provides the freshest produce to New York City’s, bodegas, upscale restaurants, restaurant suppliers, and secondary wholesalers just to name a few. We cater to the largest ethnically diverse region in the world with an estimated population of 22 million. Our clientele is as varied and vibrant as our produce. As a member of the great city of New York, we feel it is our responsibility and honor to give back to our community. At the end of each day, we donate our remaining food to community organizations serving underserved segments of the community including the Food Bank of New York City and City Harvest.  For further information visit, www.huntspointproducemkt.com  

 

 

CONTACTS: 

STAR BOXING:   

Kevin Rooney Jr., Director Media Relations

Phone: (718) 823-2000                                         Email: Rooney@starboxing.com

 

ACS:

Yilda Guerrero, Director of Special Events  

Phone: (718) 547-5064 x2101                            Email: Yilda.Guerrero@Cancer.org

 

HUNTS POINT:

Don Hoffma, DKC for Hunts Point Produce Market

(212) 981-5118 / (414) 687-7925                       Email: Don_Hoffman@dkcnews.com

 

  

“STAY WELL, GET WELL, FIND A CURE AND FIGHT BACK!  

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