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Press Release

 

Jen's List by Jen Levinson

 

January 3, 2009

 

 

 

1st CELEBRITY BASKETBALL GAME TO RAISE FUNDS FOR RESOURCE CENTERS

Celebrity Spokesperson Rob Corddry Suits Up To Host And Referee The Event Education Advantage Foundation (EAF) will be hosting its first celebrity basketball game at Beverly Hills High School.  All of the money raised from this event will go directly to the resource centers and life enrichment activities for the children. EAF celebrity spokesperson, Rob Corddry, star of "W.," "What Happens in Vegas," "The Daily Show" and "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay," will be hosting and refereeing the game. The event will also include a silent auction, raffle and half court challenge. Education Advantage Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) committed to promoting and facilitating education in low-income neighborhoods. EAF's mission is to promote higher education by providing free after-school tutoring, mentoring and scholarships for inner-city children currently in the Los Angeles and Dallas metropolitan areas.  EAF works with Learning Links Centers (LLC), a socially responsible investment/property management company, to enhance the learning environments for students and families in low to moderate-income neighborhoods.EAF specially renovates one unit in each apartment building to serve as a study suite called "The Resource Center."  Resource Centers offer residents a safe haven from drugs, crime and gangs and provide a positive alternative to excessive television and video game use and other distractions.  Each center is supplied with a mini-library and reference materials such as educational books, earth and science related materials, arts and craft materials as well as computers with supervised Internet access, and teaching tools for the students and tutors within each building. More information can be found at www.educationadvantage.org

Tuesday, January 13TH AT 7:00 PM

Beverly Hills High School

241 S. Moreno Drive

Beverly Hills, CA 90212

 


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