Monday, November 23, 2009

Top Celebrities and Athletes Converge on Washington DC for Big Tigger's 8th Annual Celebrity Classic To Raise Awareness of HIV/AIDS

Top Celebrities and Athletes Converge on Washington DC for Big Tigger's 8th Annual Celebrity Classic To Raise Awareness of HIV/AIDS

Celebrities Confirmed to Attend include Top Recording Artists Nelly, J. Holiday, D. Woods, Trey Songz and Mims along with NFL and NBA Greats Caron Butler, Clinton Portis, Terrell Owens, and Sam Cassell.

Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 29, 2009

TV host and internationally syndicated radio personality Big Tigger receives unparalleled celebrity support for Big Tigger's 8th Annual Celebrity Classic scheduled to be held June 5th & 6th in Washington, DC. Presented by Big Tigger's Street Corner Foundation, LLC, the 2-day charity weekend will bring national attention and raise funds for HIV/AIDS awareness. Supported by over 50 celebrities including a host of Hollywood stars, recording artists and celebrity athletes, this year's event will deliver the important timely message "Get tested and know your status."

At the juncture of entertainment and activism, Big Tigger's 8th Annual Celebrity Classic will echo the need for prevention of HIV/AIDS and garnish the support of celebrities including Nelly (Hip Hop Artist), D. Woods (R&B Artist), Terrell Owens (NFL - Buffalo Bills), Clinton Portis (NFL - Washington Redskins), Caron Butler (NBA - Washington Wizards), Sam Cassell (NBA - Free Agent), Jurnee Smollett (Actress - Grey's Anatomy), Denyce Lawton (Actress - House of Payne), Omarosa (The Apprentice), Jackie Long (Actress - Idlewild), Mims (Hip Hop Artist), J. Holiday (R&B Artist), Fred Smoot (NFL - Washington Redskins), Jason Campbell (NFL - Washington Redskins), Jerry Porter (NFL - Baltimore Ravens), Patrick Watkins (NFL - Dallas Cowboys), Santana Moss (NFL - Washington Redskins), T. J. Houshmandzadeh (NFL-Seattle Seahawks), Vince Carter (NBA - New Jersey Nets), Terrence J. (Host BET's 106th & Park), Ginuwine (R&B Artist), Tank (R&B Artist), Michael Phillips (Saxophonist), Antwon Tanner (Actor - One Tree Hill), Laz Alonzo (Actor - Stomp the Yard), Wesley Jonathan (Actor - Daddy's Little Girls), Albert Haynesworth (NFL - Washington Redskins), Darnell Dockett (NFL - Arizona Cardinals), Daunte Culpepper (NFL - Detroit Lions), Deon Grant (NFL - Seattle Seahawks), Ronald "Winky" Wright (Professional Boxer) and Alesha Renee (BET Host).

In its 8th successful year, Big Tigger's Annual Celebrity Classic is considered one of DC's premier charity weekends and is flanked with events designed to bring attention to the growing HIV/AIDS epidemic. The featured weekend events include:

Friday, June 5th
2pm - 4pm  Youth Sports Clinic and HIV Testing Initiative 7pm - 9:30pm Welcome Reception and Silent Auction 9pm - 3am  Pre-Game Celebrity Bash

Saturday, June 6th

1pm - 3pm Sponsors Luncheon 3pm-6pm  BET Networks Presents Big Tigger's Big Block Party & Health Awareness Event 6pm-9pm All-Star Celebrity Basketball Game 9pm 3am  All-Star Championship Affair

Generous sponsors of Big Tigger's 8th Annual Celebrity Classic include Volkswagen, WTTG Fox 5, BET Networks & BET Rap It Up, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Brand Jordan, Coca-Cola, DC Department of Health HIV/AIDS Administration, District of Columbia, WPGC 95.5FM Radio Station, WE R One Apparel, New Era Cap, Blac Label, PowerAde, myvoicedc. com, Carol's Daughter, Strapped Condoms and Elmina Catering.

About Street Corner Foundation, LLC
The Street Corner Foundation, LLC (SCF) is committed to empowering and strengthening diverse urban communities through proactive, innovative programming. Based in the belief that knowledge is the key to improving issues affecting the community, SCF's focus is two-fold - to increase public awareness of HIV/AIDS by funding educational initiatives targeting prevention, and to improve quality of life for youth by supporting programs that focus on literacy and self-esteem.

For Event Details visit
Http://www. StreetCornerFoundation. com (http://www. StreetCornerFoundation. com) or http://BigTigWeekend. net (http://BigTigWeekend. net)

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