Presented by United Companies
December 3, 2015 at USI Theatre with Special Guests Albert Pujols and Toby Keith
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Evansville, IN – Mattingly Charities, a non-profit organization, today announced Evansville’s Pete Paradossi has been named Mattingly Charities Event Director for the “An Intimate Evening with Friends presented by United Companies” fundraising event being held Thursday, December 3rd, at the USI Theatre, within the University of Indiana’s Performance Center, Evansville, Indiana.
“We are excited Pete has joined our Mattingly Charities team in Evansville.” said Don Mattingly. “Pete is a successful business leader, who also shares our passion and commitment to serve the underprivileged youth of Evansville.”
The event, hosted by Don and Lori Mattingly, will include a cocktail reception, a silent auction, a question/answer session with Don Mattingly and baseball superstar, Albert Pujols. It will conclude with musical entertainment featuring country music singer, songwriter icon, Toby Keith.
Founded by former New York Yankees captain and current Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, Mattingly Charities was created to serve under-privileged youth by supporting programs throughout the country that promote baseball and softball participation.
Mattingly Charities is also proud to announce Evansville’s United Companies has stepped up to become the presenting sponsor of the December 3rd fundraising event.
“United Companies is excited to team up with Don Mattingly and Mattingly Charities to support their fundraising efforts to launch Mattingly RBI next baseball season.” said Ron Romain, CEO and President. “Reviving Baseball In Inner Cities (RBI) is a Major League Baseball sponsored program designed to promote and provide disadvantaged youth the opportunity to experience baseball and softball. We are proud to be part of Don and Lori Mattingly’s efforts to bring such a great program to Evansville.”
Other notable corporate sponsors who have committed to-date include: Skanska USA, University of Southern Indiana, CD Corporate Design, Brinker’s Jewelers, Franklin Street Dentistry, Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro, CKB Commonwealth Kitchen & Bar and Pistons Bar and Grill.
About Mattingly Charities and Mattingly RBI
Mattingly Charities, a non-profit organization, was created to serve underprivileged youth by supporting programs which promote baseball and softball participation in conjunction with other developmentally related activities.
In conjunction with MLB’s RBI program, Mattingly Charities will establish Mattingly RBI Evansville and will provide funding, services and equipment for baseball, softball, and ultimately other sports, and related youth development activities, for the benefit of underprivileged youth, youth leagues, and social welfare and related organizations. 100% of the efforts of the organization will be focused on these activities to inspire youth to recognize their potential and realize their dreams. Funding will be generated year round through various activities including special events and direct solicitation of the general public.
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