Seminole Hard Rock Presents The Summer Groove Hosted by Zo and Dwayne Wade 7/14-18/10

Seminole Hard Rock Presents The Summer Groove Hosted By Zo & D. Wade July 14-18, 2010 Hottest Summer Event in South Florida Celebrates 14 Years of Sharing, Giving, & Grooving

Alonzo Mourning, founder of Alonzo Mourning Charities, and Dwyane Wade, founder of Wade’s World Foundation, join forces once again to celebrate 14 years of summer fun in South Florida with Seminole Hard Rock Presents The Summer Groove hosted by Zo and D. Wade July 14-18, 2010. The five-day event benefits both Alonzo Mourning Charities and Wade’s World Foundation. Both organizations support community-based programs that help youth across South Florida further their educational development.

Seminole Hard Rock Presents The Summer Groove Hosted by Zo and D. Wade July 14-18, 2010 in South Florida www.TheSummerGroove.com:

Summer Groove Golf Classic @ Doral Golf Resort & Spa (Miami, Florida)
Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 7:30AM – 2:00PM Registered teams/players only

Summer Groove Comedy Jam @ Hard Rock Live (Hollywood, Florida) Friday, July 16th, 2010 8:00PM Ticketed event open to the public. Purchase Tickets Here

Publix Charities Summer Groove Benefit Dinner @ Hard Rock Live (Hollywood, Florida) Saturday, July 17th, 2010 6:30PM Ticketed event open to the public. To register, please contact Samantha@amcharities.org

Summer Groove Block Party @ AmericanAirlines Arena (Miami, Florida) Sunday, July 18th, 2010 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Free event open to the public

Carnival Cruise Lines Summer Groove All-Star Basketball Game @ AmericanAirlines Arena (Miami, Florida) Sunday, July 18th, 2010 6:30PM Ticketed event open to the public. Purchase Tickets Here.

The Summer Groove Golf Classic, July 14, 2010 – Tee-off and enjoy one of the most popular courses in South Florida at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa. Join the fun alongside Alonzo, Dwyane, and a host of friends from the world of sports and entertainment. Highlights include: Premium gift bag with golf gear upon arrival; welcome breakfast reception; popular restaurants with unlimited food & beverages throughout all courses; numerous contests and prizes; and a post- event award reception.Foursome and individual spots are available from $1,000-$4,000, with all funds benefiting Alonzo Mourning Charities and Wade’s World Foundation. Reserve your space today by contacting Samantha Lepovetsky at (305)476-0095/131 or by email at samantha@amcharities.org.

The Summer Groove Comedy Jam Hosted by Heineken, July 16, 2010 – The Groove has presented South Florida with one of the hottest comedy show and concerts in town. Comedians and musical talent from around the country have brought their best jokes and latest hits to The Groove and this year it will not be any different! Stay tuned for this year’s comedic line-up. Past performers include Cedric the Entertainer, Ludacris, Chris Rock, Chris Tucker, Gloria Estefan, Jamie Foxx, Usher and more. Ticket prices start at $45 to $100. Ticketmaster on sale date coming soon.

Publix Charities Summer Groove Benefit Gala, July 17, 2010 – Publix Charities and Publix Super Markets will host the annual Groove Gala. Themed “Agua y Fuego: A Sizzling Summer Night”, the evening will highlight a cocktail reception featuring a silent auction, dinner program, live auction and ends with great music and dancing. A table of ten is $5,000 while individual seating is available for $500. To register, contact Samantha@AMCharities.org or (305) 476-0095/131.

The Summer Groove Block Party, July 18, 2010 – Arrive early to the All-Star Basketball Game with your friends and family and check out the FREE block party outside AmericanAirlines Arena. Alonzo Mourning and Dwyane Wade host the biggest block party each year with live music, great food, lots of giveaways, the Molina Healthcare Village, rides and entertainment for the whole family!

Carnival Cruise Lines Summer Groove All-Star Basketball Game, July 18, 2010 – Don’t miss an impressive list of All-Stars ready to battle on the court – Old School vs. New School. Join NBA Champions Alonzo Mourning and Dwyane Wade as they host the annual All-Star Basketball Game at the AmericanAirlines Arena. The hottest game of the summer is jam-packed with entertainment, a highly anticipated half-time show, fun contests, interaction with top players in the league, and many opportunities to win great prizes! Tickets are available now and range 2 from only $5 to $60, depending on seating preference. To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

NBA Champions Alonzo Mourning and Dwyane Wade have joined forces once more to host the largest event of the summer –SEMINOLE HARD ROCK PRESENTS THE SUMMER GROOVE HOSTED BY ZO & D. WADE. Held in Miami, Florida, July 14-18, 2010, the Groove is a five-day weekend event that has something for everyone: golf, comedy, concert, benefit dinner, youth summit, youth sports conference and basketball clinic, a free block party, an all-star basketball game and numerous exclusive functions. Now in its 14th year, proceeds benefit Alonzo Mourning Charities and the Wade’s World Foundation. For more information, visit www.TheSummerGroove.com.

Alonzo Mourning Charities (AM Charities) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) public fundraising foundation. Its vision is to inspire through advocacy, education and enrichment services. Since 1997, AM Charities has raised more than $7 million for various programs that aid in the development of children and their families. In addition to supporting numerous youth initiatives, AM Charities programs include:

• Honey Shine Mentoring Program, founded in 2002, this program works to empower young girls to shine as women through bi- weekly workshops and summer camp that help encourage the balance of mind, body, and soul in girls and women by providing nurturing experiences that enlighten their paths and empower their future (www.HoneyShine.org). • Overtown Youth Center, the first youth enrichment center opened by AM Charities in 2003 inspires and empowers youth and families by fostering hope through enrichment services (www.OvertownYouth.org). The next youth center is targeted for Bunche Park in Miami Gardens. • Zo’s Fund For Life was launched to create awareness for kidney disease and organ transplantation in addition to helping fund research and testing to fight Focal Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a degenerative kidney ailment that Mourning was diagnosed with at the start of the 2001 NBA season (www.ZosFundForLife.org). • Other community initiatives include an annual youth sports conference, youth basketball clinic, scholarship and grant program, and a Thanksgiving and holiday program.

The Wade’s World Foundation provides support to community-based organizations that promote education, health and social skills for children in at-risk situations. Since 2003, Dwyane and his family have been dedicated to giving back to their core communities in the Chicago and South Florida areas through a variety of community outreach programs that inspire, uplift and motivate, such as the partnership with The Summer Groove. For more information, visit www.wadesworldfoundation.org.

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