For Immediate Release:  Aug 20, 2008
2008, 08, 20

Hofstra Law School Alumni Association to Host Sixth Annual Celebrity Golf Outing on September 22, 2008

Hofstra Law School Alumni Association to Host Sixth Annual Celebrity Golf Outing on September 22, 2008

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Jeffrey A. Dodge
Assistant Dean for Administration and Operations
Hofstra Law
Phone: 516.463.4142
E-mail: lawjad@hofstra.edu

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Hofstra Law School’s Alumni Association will host the Sixth Annual Celebrity Golf Outing on Monday, September 22, 2008 at the Seawane Country Club in Hewlett Harbor, New York. The funds raised at this event directly benefit the Law School Scholarship Fund, providing critical financial assistance to deserving students.

The Celebrity Golf Outing provides an opportunity for alumni and friends of the Law School to meet, mingle and golf with exciting sports legends.  The following guests will be honored at the cocktail reception and dinner:

Meadowlark Lemon, “Clown Prince of Basketball”; 23 seasons with the Harlem Globetrotters; more than 16,000 games played; enshrined into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003
Rollie Fingers, National Hall of Fame Relief Pitcher; American League MVP; Cy Young Award Winner
Edgar Prado, Jockey; more than 6,000 wins, including riding Barbero to victory in the 132nd Kentucky Derby; Three-Time Breeder’s Cup Winner; 2006 Eclipse, ESPN Espy, and NYRA Mike Venezia Award Winner

Participants are able to golf with the following guests:

Ferguson Jenkins, National Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Juan Marichal, Former S.F. Giant and National Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Harmon Killebrew, National Baseball Hall of Famer and Eleven-Time All Star Player
Steve Garvey, Former L.A. Dodger and Ten-Time All-Star Player
Lee Smith, Major League Baseball Relief Pitcher and Future Hall of Famer
Ronald LeFlore, Former Detroit Tiger and 1976 American League All-Star
Wesley Walker, Former New York Jet and Two-Time NFL All-Pro Team Player
Pat LaFontaine, Former New York Islander and 2003 Hockey Hall of Fame Inductee
Mike Luzzi, Jockey and 2001 NYRA Mike Venezia Award Winner
Garrett Gomez, Jockey and Four-Time Breeder’s Cup Winner & 2007 Eclipse Award Winner

In addition, Grandstand Sports and Memorabilia will provide items for a silent auction. Celebrity golf foursomes and sponsorship opportunities are available. The golf outing begins with breakfast at 10:00 a.m., followed by an afternoon of golfing.  The day concludes with a cocktail reception, dinner buffet, awards ceremony, and raffle. For additional information, please visit law.hofstra.edu/GolfOutingor call Hofstra Law School’s Office of Alumni Relations at (516) 463-4674.

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The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is located 40 minutes from New York City in suburban Long Island. Hofstra Law is home to nearly 850 students, an alumni base of more than 10,600 members and a distinguished faculty of more than 50 professors, including many scholars recognized as national and international experts in their field. The law school is part of Hofstra University and is fully accredited by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association.

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