ATLANTA, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lee Corso, legendary analyst of ESPN's College GameDay will be honored at Curing Kids Cancer's First & Gold Gala at the College Football Hall of Fame on August 11, 2017.
Coach Corso will be recognized for his decade of service to Curing Kids Cancer. He has been the chairman of Curing Kids Cancer's executive advisory board and chairman of Coaches Curing Kids Cancer by being a steadfast supporter of our mission to find cures for childhood cancers.
"Since he became the honorary Chairman of Curing Kids Cancer, Lee has devoted his time and talent to help us further our mission, which is to fund innovative research and treatments to find cures for all childhood cancers in our lifetime," said Curing Kids Cancer founder and president Grainne Owen.
One of college football's most entertaining analysts, Corso is an important part of ESPN's college football production team. He joined ESPN in 1987 after 28 years of coaching football at the college and professional levels, including 17 seasons as a head coach.
Now in its second year, the First and Gold Gala is a black-tie event that will include interactive all-access passes to the College Football Hall of Fame, a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, plus dinner with live entertainment. Additional special guests expected in attendance include 'Head Ball Coach' Steve Spurrier, SEC Network studio analyst Tony Barnhart ("Mr. College Football") and numerous other sports celebrities and athletes.
Visit curingkidscancer.org/gala to reserve your sponsorship or tickets. For additional information and questions, contact Lauren Korthoff, Gala Director, at 404-596-5507 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Curing Kids Cancer:
Grainne and Clay Owen founded Curing Kids Cancer, a 501(c)3 nonprofit devoted to funding cutting edge pediatric cancer therapies, after they lost their son, Killian, to leukemia in 2003. He was only nine years old. Since it was founded in 2005, Curing Kids Cancer has raised more than $9 million to fund new childhood cancer treatments and pediatric cancer research. For more information on how to help, please contact Curing Kids Cancer at 1-866-933-CURE (2873) or visit http://www.curingkidscancer.org/ to learn more.
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SOURCE Curing Kids Cancer