Takes place on Monday, November 11
(Black PR Wire) HOLLYWOOD, FL – On Monday, November 11, Jason Taylor, the Hall of Fame defensive end and Miami Dolphins legend, will host JT’s Ping-Pong Smash 16 – Presented by Publix. Proceeds from the event, which will take place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel’s Seminole Ball Room in Hollywood, will benefit the Jason Taylor Foundation, whose mission is to support and create programs that facilitate the personal growth and empowerment of South Florida’s children in need by focusing on improved health care, education and quality of life.
This one-of-a-kind event will again pair generous community members with some of the Sunshine State’s most recognizable personalities from the worlds of sports and entertainment. The duos will compete in a round-robin style ping-pong tournament while raising money for local children’s charities. The fun-filled, electric atmosphere will also feature Power Parties DJs & Lighting filling the arena with today’s hottest music, in addition to the Best Buy Fun Zone, where those in attendance can enjoy a Best Buy gaming station, hair cuts, interactive games and more!
Prior to the action that evening, the Jason Taylor Foundation will hold the twelfth-annual Ping-Pong Smash Kids Clinic – Supported by UPS. Nearly 100 deserving children will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the world’s fastest sport from former Puerto Rican Junior National Table Tennis Champion and three-time JT’s Ping-Pong Smash Champion, Juan Ly. The Kids Clinic will take place from 3:00 – 5:00 PM, also in the Seminole Ball Room.
In addition to Publix and UPS, other supporters include Bankers Healthcare Group, Best Buy of Davie, Global Wealth Management, Grounds Group, Inko Dada, Invicta Watch Company, Jeff Peck, Joe Rose, Kids 2 Camp, Milam’s Markets, Northwestern Mutual sponsored by Rich Goodman, PopGraphicsUSA.com, Popular Bank, round21, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood, Seminole Tribe of Florida, SIDES, StevenDouglas, Thunderous Genius Creative House, Wizard Creations, UB Chillin’ andUltimate Software.
Doors open for JT’s Ping-Pong Smash 16 – Presented by Publix at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, November 11. Admission to the event is a $5.00 donation to the Jason Taylor Foundation. For more information, please call (954) 424-0799, visit www.jasontaylorfoundation.org, or follow us on Twitter or Instagram: @JTFoundation99.
About the Jason Taylor Foundation
In July 2004, Miami Dolphins legendary Defensive End, Jason Taylor, established the Jason Taylor Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization. The Foundation’s mission is to support and create programs that facilitate the personal growth and empowerment of South Florida’s children in need by focusing on improved health care, education and quality of life.
Since opening its doors, the Jason Taylor Foundation has impacted tens of thousands of children through innovative programming including The Jason Taylor Reading Room, Cool Gear for the School Year, the Jason Taylor Children’s Learning Center, Jason Taylor Scholars and the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network, among others. For more information on the Jason Taylor Foundation, please visit the organization’s website at www.JasonTaylorFoundation.org or follow on social media sites including Facebook: www.facebook.com/jasontaylorfoundation or Twitter and Instagram: @jtfoundation99