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For Immediate Release
October 12, 2017
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Jessica Garrett Modkins
Hip Rock Star Advertising
305.970.1518
jgm@hiprockstar.com

(BPRW) NBA LEGEND ALONZO MOURNING HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN LAUNCH WITH $2 MILLION GIFT FROM MIKE FERNANDEZ FOR OVERTOWN YOUTH CENTER CONSTRUCTION AND EXPANSION

(Black PR Wire) MIAMI, FL – October 12, 2017 – NBA LEGEND ALONZO MOURNING, THE MOURNING FAMILY FOUNDATION and THE OVERTOWN YOUTH CENTER are proud to announce the launch of the Capital Campaign to construct and expand the Overtown Youth Center at the press conference on October 18, 2017.  A $2 Million gift from Capital Campaign Chair, Miguel B. “Mike” Fernandez, makes the launch possible. The gift represents a 20 percent cornerstone of the $10 million capital campaign.  The press conference will take place at the Overtown Youth Center located at 450 NW 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136 and will begin at 10:30 a.m. 

WHO:                  

NBA Legend Alonzo Mourning, Mourning Family Foundation and Overtown Youth Center

WHAT:                

Press Conference - Capital Campaign Launch

WHEN:                

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

TIME:                   

10:30 a.m.

WHERE:              

Overtown Youth Center

450 NW 14th Street

Miami, FL 33136

CAMPAIGN CHAIR:                 

Miguel B. “Mike” Fernandez is a  health care industry businessman, investor and philanthropist. He is also the founder of MBF Healthcare Partners, a private equity firm founded in 2005 in Coral Gables, Florida.

CAMPAIGN CO-CHAIR:         

Alonzo Mourning

MEDIA RSVP:    

Before October 16, 2017 to jgm@hiprockstar.com

ABOUT OYC:

Our main GOAL is to be an integral part of the community that promotes lifelong learning and success for our inner-city youth and citizens. Our VISION is to expose youth to numerous resources and opportunities that will aid in their educational and social development so they will ultimately become positive contributing citizens (PCCs). Our MISSION is to inspire and empower youth and families by fostering hope through enrichment services.

ABOUT THE MOURNING FAMILY FOUNDATION:

The Mourning Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded by Tracy and Alonzo Mourning that focuses on youth development through advocacy, education and enrichment. Since 1997, the Mourning Family Foundation has served thousands of children and their families by raising over $25 million to support various youth development programs, including the Overtown Youth Center and Honey Shine programs. By providing educational and extracurricular activities, MFF has helped to change the trajectory for hundreds of young people from South Florida’s disenfranchised communities.