Eva Longoria to Throw Out the First Pitch at the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Game PADRES Contra El Cancer National Spokesperson Eva Longoria Celebrates the

Organization's 20th Anniversary by Throwing the First Pitch at Sunday's Angels

Game


                        MEDIA ALERT / PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
 
      WHO:     Actress EVA LONGORIA
 
      WHAT:    As the National Spokesperson for PADRES Contra El Cancer, a
               non-profit charity dedicated to improving the lives of Latino
               children with cancer and their families, EVA LONGORIA, will
               throw out the first pitch at this Sunday's Los Angeles Angels
               versus New York Yankees game at Angel Stadium.
 
               PADRES Contra El Cancer, a community partner of the Los Angeles
               Angels of Anaheim, was recently honored by the Club with the
               Angels/Wells Fargo Gracias Award, which recognizes organizations
               dedicated to making a positive difference in the Latino
               community.
 
               Longoria has been the Spokesperson for PADRES since 2004 and in
               March, 2005 received the organization's first-ever Ruby Oliva
               Cedillo Award for her outstanding work as an ambassador for
               Latino children with cancer and their families.
 
      WHEN:    Sunday, July 24, 2005
               1:00 PM
 
      WHERE:   Angel Stadium of Anaheim
               2000 East Gene Autry Way
               Anaheim, CA  92806
 
     ABOUT PADRES:  Founded in 1985, PADRES Contra El Cancer (parents against
                    cancer) is the only Latino organization of its kind in the
                    United States to bring together Latino children, families,
                    healthcare professionals and community leaders to promote a
                    comprehensive understanding of childhood cancer and other
                    blood disorders.  All of the organization's programs,
                    activities and services, while primarily oriented to the
                    Latino community, serve childhood cancer patients from all
                    races and ethnic origins.  No family is turned away.
 
     **Media interested in covering the first pitch should contact the Angels
 Media Relations office in advance at (714) 940-2014 to arrange for proper
 credentials.**
 
         (Logo:   http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/LAW106)
 
                              - www.IamHope.org -
 
 

SOURCE PADRES Contra El Cancer

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