Pay It Forward Friday: 2nd Annual Cancer Conquerors Classic Celebrity Flag Football Game
What: 2nd Annual Cancer Conquerors Classic Celebrity Flag Football Game
When: Saturday, October 26, 2013
Where: Ben Hill Park & Recreation Center Football Field
2405 Fairburn Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331
Time: 1:00 p.m.
If one truly has a heart, one will not want another to endure the pain that they have felt. This mantra spurned Edward Long to formulate The Cancer Conquerors Classic (C3) after both his father and two of his uncle’s were diagnosed with prostate cancer. Furthermore, one of those uncle’s unfortunately transitioned after a 16 year bout with prostate cancer. This loss caused Edward to gain even more of an interest in not only the awareness of prostate cancer, but also the healing of and eradication of the disease. Edward joined forces with The William Dillard Foundation founder and prostate cancer conqueror, Mr. William R. Dillard III. William was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the young age of 37. William knows that he was blessed to be informed when he was because 37 far too young to contract this disease. William, who is in great physical condition, is not shy in letting people know that he heard The Lord instruct him to get tested. Being conscious that many people may not be as in tune with hearing the voice of The Lord, William has personally committed to creating as many opportunities as possible for men to be tested. Edward & William have joined forces to present the importance of being checked through as many innovative ways as possible with car shows, bike rides and the 2nd Annual Cancer Conquerors Classic Celebrity Flag Football Game.
October 6, 2013 marked the kickoff for the annual event. This year is sure to be filled with even more thrills and empowerment. Edward Long and The New Skool will be taking on Canton Jones and CAJO University. Last year The New Skool took the big W and looks to do the same this year. The lineup consist of participants like gospel recording artist Canton Jones, actor Palmer Williams, Jr.; BET Sundays Best singer Danetra Moore; singer Jacob Latimore; Cartoon Network actor Shemeik Moore; actress Hope Forever; rapper Pastor Troy; radio personality Mz. Shyneka; Atlanta Steam player Alex Stone: syndicated radio host Willie Moore, Jr.; Air Jordan actor Frederick “Dr. Drain” Williams; comedian Griff and more. These guest share a common interest in desiring to see their fathers, brothers, uncles and male associates live full and healthy lives.
The 2nd Annual Cancer Conquerors Classic Celebrity Flag Football Game will take place at Ben Hill Park & Recreation Center Football Field at 1pm on Saturday, October 26, 2013. There will be screenings, testing and giveaways provided by various health vendors from the Metro Atlanta area. There will also be activities for the youth and children thus providing fun, entertainment and empowerment for the entire family. This is a free event to the public where attendees are allowed to make financial donations to The William Dillard Foundation which a 501C3 non-profit organization.
For more information, please visit WilliamDillardFoundation.org, follow us on twitter at @C3Info, email us at info@WilliamDillardFoundation.org or info@TheNewSkool.com, or call 678-824-1031. Volunteers are also needed and will be credited for their service.
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