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Eric Dickerson “Roast” To Be Featured At Celebrity Golf Tournament

Eric Dickerson “Roast” To Be Featured At Celebrity Golf Tournament

(PRWEB) March 30, 2005

The former Los Angeles Rams star running back, Eric Dickerson, will be “Roasted” as part of the post tournament dinner activities of the Christian Okoye Celebrity Golf Tournament.

The tournament to be held at Caesars Palace April 22nd-24th features golf at the exclusive Cascata Golf Course.

This fundraising event will benefit the Christian Okoye Foundation and Miracle Flights For Kids a national, non-profit organization committed to providing free air transportation for children and families, in need of highly specialized medical care to the medical facility that provides that care.

Confirmed celebrities include Marcus Allen, Lawrence Taylor, OJ Anderson, Jim McMahon, Junior Seau, Andre Reed, Reggie Doss, Marc Collins, Nick Lowery, Dan Saleamua, Algie Crumpler, and Richard Roundtree.

Dickerson will also receive the the Ultimate Pro Award presented by the Christian Okoye Foundation. The Ultimate Pro Award is presented by the Foundation to athletes who exemplify the mission of contributing back to their community.

Previous recipients of this award are Deacon Jones and Junior Seau.

“Eric is very generous with his time and resources for any worthy cause, whether he is the headliner or not. I am extremely honored to be his friend and mentor and consider my association with Eric to be one of the highlights of my career,” states Ron Meyer, Dickerson’s former SMU and Indianapolis Colts coach.

“Eric Dickerson has been a good friend of mine since 1989 and he is one of the great running backs I have always looked up to, “states Christian Okoye.

“Eric spends a lot of his time nurturing young talents, through his Sports Management Company and participating in free football clinics hosted by some of his friends.”

“I enjoy watching Eric interact with high school athletes during Christian Okoye Foundation’s annual clinic for young athletes.”

“Eric is a caring individual, with his family and friends alike. I look forward to his acceptance of the Ultimate Pro Award,” concludes Okoye.

To register for the event please go to:

For more information please go to or call 909 987 1233.

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