Emery/Weiner Athletic Leadership Councils
United Way Gameday
Gridiron Legends AuctionThe week of September 27th, SportsRadio 610 and the Advocare Texas Bowl teamed up to host an on-air auction, benefiting DePelchin Children’s Center. The auction winner had the opportunity to play with a sports legend, from Vince Young, RC Slocum, Johnny Roland, Gerald McNeil and others who were scheduled to participate. The tournament started Monday, October 24th at Golf Club of Houston, home of the PGA Tour’s Shell Houston Open with a shotgun start at 1:30, and the winner received a Premium gift bag for each player, lunch, dinner and drinks provided for each player, 4x tickets, 4x Pre Game sideline passes and a VIP parking pass to the Texas Bowl game, as well as a private dinner for four in the Texans Room at Pappas Bros Steakhouse Downtown with legendary journalist John McClain. SportsRadio 610 and the Advocare Texas Bowl were able to raise $2000 through this on air auction for DePelchin Children's Center.
Wade Smith Foundation Charity AuctionFrom September 19th to September 30th, SportsRadio 610 and Wade Smith teamed up to raise money for the Wade Smith Foundation. Listeners had the chance to bid on the Ultimate Golf Experience. The highest bidder was able to choose 5 of their friends and join Wade Smith and Dante Hall for a day on the green at Wildcat Golf Club. The package included: 6 golfers (with Wade or Dante as your fourth) golf carts, a 6-10 for a caddie and drinks. On September 30th the auction concluded, raising $1,500 for the Wade Smith Foundation.
James Ihedigbo’s 3rd Annual Bowling Fundraiser Benefiting Hope Africa Charity
Wade Smith Foundation 9-11-16Sarah E! from SportsRadio 610 and Mix 96.5 sits down with former Texans lineman Wade Smith. They discuss the Wade Smith Foundation’s goal towards youth literacy, and get into some of the activities and people that will be at WSF’s Bedtime Stories event on September 30 at Clé Houston. Visit wadesmithfoundation.org for more information or to donate.
Neighbors to Heroes 8-14-16CoCo Dominguez from HOT 95-7 sits down with Rachel Blackwell to talk about the Community Texans Kick-off Tailgate, coming up on September 11th. Visit gofundme.com/neighborstoheroes or facebook.com/neighborstoheroes for more information.
Heroes of Today Charity Classic 8-14-16Cody Stoots and John Lopez from ‘In the Loop’ on SportsRadio 610 speak with Terry Lawrence on behalf of the Houston Firefighters about the Houston Firefighters Scholarship Fund’s Inaugural Heroes of Today Charity Classic on August 27, 2016 at Constellation Field. They discuss who will play in the Radio vs. TV celebrity softball game, and get into what fun stuff will be there for the kids. Visit sugarlandskeeters.com or holderscholarship.org for tickets and more information.
Ted and Zed’s Celebrity Golf Tournament 8-14-16Mike Meltser and Seth Payne from MAD Radio on SportsRadio 610 talk with Zed Penn and Rob Sorge about the 6th annual Ted and Zed's Golf Tournament coming up on September 9th. The tournament, presented by Effex Management Solutions, is a nonprofit event that benefits The First Tee of Greater Houston, Family Promise of Lake Houston and ChildBuilders. Visit tedzedcelebritygolf.dojiggy.com for more information about participating in the tournament or becoming a sponsor.
Top Gun Benefit 7-3-16Lauren Kelly from Mix 96.5 talks with Chris and Mike from the Texas Gulf Coast chapter of the Naval Academy Alumni Association about their Top Gun Benefit Charity Sand Volleyball Tournament coming up on July 9 at Wakefield CrowBar. They discuss some of the whacky costumes people wear, and get into the various other activities like Battleship Beer Pong. Visit their Facebook page at facebook.com/TopGunBenefit for more information.
Houston Marathon 1-17-16The Morning Bull sits down with Wade Morehead (Executive Director, Houston Marathon) to talk about today’s Houston Marathon. They discuss the different charities and sponsors involved, and get into how to get a head start on registering for next year’s run.
Chevron Houston Marathon 11-22-15The HOT Show sits down with Kimberly Hall (Director of Run for a Reason) to talk about the Chevron Houston Marathon coming up on January 16th. They're also joined by a few representatives of charities involved in the run: Mary-Beth from Bo's Place, Melody from Covenant House, and Danielle from St. Jude's. Each of these lovely ladies discusses the origin and mission of their respective charities.