SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It was a festive couple of days for trigger August 26-27 because the Fourth Annual Allen W. Warren Celeb Golf Classic and VIP Reception was held in California’s capital metropolis. It kicked off Sunday when host Allen W. Warren, a two-term member of the Sacramento Metropolis Council, welcomed athletes, celebrities and visitors to the VIP reception, which featured a particular night time of leisure, earlier than almost 150 folks teed off at one of many area’s most prestigious golf programs.
Corridor of Fame athletes akin to Marshall Faulk and Jerome Bettis had been joined at Del Paso Nation Membership by numerous notable athletes from skilled baseball, basketball and soccer, together with: Charles Oakley, Gerald Henderson, David “Smokey” Gaines, Michael Merriweather, Mervyn Fernandez, Stephon Paige, Bobby Jackson, Kevin Brown, Jacob Brumfield, Clyde Daniels, Rick Jennings, Ricky Jordan, Ron Fellows, Dokie Williams, Pat Gomez, Leon Lee, Jerry Nielson, Greg Vaughn, Darius Turner, Eric Wright, Harold Pressley, Brad Gunter Jr. and Fernando Vina.
The Sunday reception, held at The Revival inside the gorgeous Sawyer Resort in downtown Sacramento, was highlighted by Hitzville Motown Overview led by vocalist Jin Jin Reeves. Award-winning actor and human rights activist Danny Glover was additionally readily available to greet visitors, sponsors and supporters at each Sunday’s VIP reception and Monday’s full-field golf match. Ebony Media Operations Vice Chairman Willard Jackson additionally attended the two-day occasion.
Proceeds from the occasion will profit the Stanford Settlement Neighborhood, which is a Sacramento-based nonprofit group that helps to construct wholesome communities by way of particular person, household and neighborhood providers.
The Allen W. Warren Celeb Golf Classic was conceived about 5 years in the past by Warren, whose firm, New Faze Improvement, Inc. has developed greater than 2,000 properties since 1990 in Northern California’s city areas. The intent of the Classic is to boost funds that might be donated to nonprofit organizations that focus their work on serving underserved communities all through the Sacramento area.
“I need to thank our sponsors, celebrities and buddies for his or her beneficiant help in serving to to make this yr’s Classic a memorable occasion,” stated Warren, who achieved the golf spotlight of the match by hitting a hole-in-one on the 146-yard 12th gap. “The match was a giant success.”