Disney and ESPN Media Networks & Comcast Co-Sponsor P.A.L. – Mentor Motivate Inspire Event
Disney and ESPN Media Networks & Comcast will co-sponsor the Mentor Motivate Inspire Event at P.A.L., 64 Division Street, Waterbury, CT on Saturday, June 8, 2013.
The event will begin at 1 p.m. with a meet and greet for students and parents with guest speakers: Mark Johnson, author of Basketball Slave, Carl Green, former Harlem Globetrotter, J. Ivy, Hip-Hop Poet and Recording Artist, Isaias Diaz, Attorney at Dressler Strickland, Kevin Taylor, Architect at Waterbury Development Corp., Ryan Gomes, Pro Basketball Player, Derrek Hamilton, former Pro Basketball Player, Vernon L. Riddick, Chief of Police of Waterbury. The event will include great giveaways, food, and drinks. Comcast will also be offering information on Internet Essentials (www.internetessentials.com) with an opportunity to win a Netbook.
Students - 7th graders and up from P.A.L. and the City of Waterbury area invited to attend the free event which will be hosted by actor/model, Brett Walker and music by DJ Eric B and DJ Drew. The first 300 students will receive a gift bag.
This event is aimed at mentoring, motivating, and inspiring students, stressing the importance of education. The belief is that passing this along to the youth enables them to succeed, contribute to our society, and to take responsibility for their own success.
Several other sponsors include Microsoft, Courtyard Marriott, BIC, Frankie’s, Whole Foods, BJ’s, Party Plus, Faddy’s, Costco, Dynobite Smiles, Bourassa Catering and Events, Signatures Restaurant and Cafe Europa.
The event is being coordinated by Liz Ferrer. For additional information, please contact Waterbury P.A.L. at 203-346-3921, or visit: www.waterburypal.org.