Orange Bowl Field of Dreams Scholarship Benefit at The Broward County Convention Center – Performance by Chrisette Michele 5/8/09

Please join Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and the Orange Bowl Committee as they celebrate the 7th Annual “Field of Dreams” Scholarship Benefit. This wonderful event serves to honor the philanthropic contributions of several South Florida personalities and institutions. Taking place at the Broward County Convention Center on May 8, event honorees include Barrington Irving, Chris Smith and Clarence Anthony. The event will also feature a performance by two-time Grammy nominated songstress, Chrisette Michele.

Barrington Irving, Chris Smith & Clarence Anthony To Be Honored At 7th Annual Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida Orange Bowl “Field Of Dreams” Scholarship Benefit
Chrisette Michele Performs
May 8th, 2009 At The Broward County Convention Center


WHAT: 7TH Annual Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida Orange Bowl “Field of Dreams” Scholarship Benefit to honor the philanthropic contributions of several South Florida personalities and institutions.

WHO: Honorees include Barrington Irving, the youngest and first black person to pilot a plane around the world solo; Chris Smith, Florida State Senator for District 29 and founder of The Chris Smith All-star Football Classic; and Clarence Anthony, former mayor of South Bay. They will be honored for their tireless work and contributions to South Florida’s African-American community.

PERFORMER: Performance by two-time Grammy nominated soul songstress, Chrisette Michele.

WHEN: Friday, May 8, 2009
Reception: 7:00 p.m.
Dinner: 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

COST: Tickets start at $100 for individual seating, $75 per person organizational group discount (twenty persons or more), $1,000 for a corporate table and $1,500 for a premium corporate table (which includes preferred location seating, champagne and a personal gift).

CONTACTS: For tickets and more information on the Orange Bowl Committee, please contact LaToya Williams at (305) 341-4728 or

About the Orange Bowl Committee
The Orange Bowl Committee is a not-for-profit, 330-member, primarily-volunteer organization. It is a self-sustaining, independent organization that supports and produces activities and events that enhance the image, economy and culture of South Florida. The Orange Bowl Festival features a year-round schedule of events culminating with the FedEx Orange Bowl on January 5, 2010. In 2013, the OBC will again double-host both the FedEx Orange Bowl and the BCS National Championship. Other OBC core events include the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic, Orange Bowl Youth Football Alliance, Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships and Orange Bowl Sailing Regatta Series. For more information on the 2009-10 Orange Bowl Festival and its events, including promotional and volunteer opportunities through the Ambassador Program, log on to