Former NFL All-Pro Leonard Weaver Kicks Off The Take Over Crusade with Star-Studded Music Performances and Uplifting Entertainment Multi-City Crusade Kicks Off March 22nd Featuring Canton Jones, Erica Cumbo and More

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leonard Weaver, former NFL All-Pro Fullback, kicks off The Take Over Crusade on Friday, March 22, 2013 in Melbourne, FL at the Melbourne Auditorium.  This dynamic tour showcases a unique combination of entertainment and inspiration.  The Take Over Crusade features the energetic sounds of artists such as Grammy Award® Nominee Canton Jones, R&B/hip-hop artist Erica Cumbo, and hip-hop lyricist, Mouthpi3ce to name a few.  Weaving inspirational messages, musical performances, theatrical skits, light shows, and special celebrity appearances, is sure to motivate youth and ignite a passion to live their best God-inspired life.

A gifted athlete whose strong faith and determination carried him through an outstanding NFL career with the Seattle Seahawks and the Philadelphia Eagles, Leonard Weaver has reached the pinnacle of sports success as a Super Bowl contender and a two-time Pro Bowler.  His post-NFL broadcasting career has landed him on ESPN Radio "Weaver Wednesdays" and Comcast Sportnet's Pre-Game Live.  Off the field, Weaver continues to inspire local communities with his philanthropic "Weaver's Workerz" Mentorship Program, which focuses on character development, academic achievement, and initiatives that boost positive development of families and communities.

Of The Take Over Crusade, Weaver says: "My vision for this movement is to empower this generation to live better and dream bigger."

All proceeds will benefit the Leonard Weaver Family Foundation's Weaver's Workerz Mentorship Program.

The Take Over Crusade dates are currently scheduled at the following venues:

  • March 22, 2013- Melbourne, FL – Melbourne Auditorium
  • May 19, 2013- St. Augustine, FL – St. Augustine Amphitheatre
  • July 20, 2013- Daytona Beach, FL – Peabody Auditorium
  • September 6, 2013-Gainesville, FL- University of Florida Performing Arts Center
  • November 9, 2013- Pensacola, FL- Saenger Theater

Ticket prices range from $10 to $15, depending on location. For additional information on more performance dates, artist lineups, and purchasing tickets, please visit


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SOURCE Leonard Weaver Family Foundation


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