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Published on February 14th, 2020 | by Jessica Williams

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Alonzo Mourning Hosts Pepsi Super Celebrity Golf Classic

Miami HEAT Legend and NBA Hall of Famer Alonzo Mourning kicked-off Super Bowl LIV Weekend with an all-star VIP Party on Thursday evening, January 30, 2020, at the new state-of-the-art Warren Henry Automotive Group Showroom in North Miami.

Many NFL and NBA greats were in town to participate in the Pepsi Super Celebrity Golf Classic hosted by the NBA Legend to support the Mourning Family Foundation’s (MFF) $25 Million Capital Campaign for the new Overtown Youth Center (OYC), located in the Overtown community of Miami-Dade County.

The all-star celebrity bash was attended by NBA Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Irving, Heisman Trophy winner and retired Tennessee Titan Eddie George, retired NFL safety Victor Green, and retired Major League Baseball outfielder Gary Sheffield, as well as Warren Henry Zinn, CEO of Warren Henry Automotive Group, and Jerome Hollo, Executive VP, and Austin Hollo, Senior VP, of Florida East Coast Realty and developers of Panorama Tower.

On Friday morning January 31, 2020,  Mourning welcomed over 30 former NFL, NBA and MLB players who play the game of golf now for fun, competition and comradery to support charitable causes.   The Miami HEAT legend was joined by former teammates, Dwayne Wade, and Eddie Jones,  NFL Hall of Famer, Jason Taylor, Miami Dolphins greats, Nat Moore, and Mark Clayton, along with former NFL players Lawrence Taylor, Victor Green, Eddie George Richard Dent and others.  he Pepsi Super Celebrity Golf Tournament was held at the beautiful JW Marriott Miami Turnberry in Aventura, Florida on the famed Soffer Course. All proceeds from the Super Celebrity Golf Classic will benefit the Overtown Youth Center Capital Campaign for the construction and expansion of the center.

The Pepsi Super Celebrity Golf Classic was the official event that starts a new era for the OYC and Honey Shine, Inc.  Both organizations will continue their separate missions with one goal in mind to advocate for families and provide mentoring and educational support to youth. OYC, the vision of MFF founder and Miami real estate developer Martin Margulies, is a vital part of the Overtown community that provides educational programs and other services to the youth and families in the area.

The Pepsi Super Celebrity Golf event was supported and sponsored by Pepsi Zero, Panorama Towers, City Furniture, Aventura Limousine, Prime Cigars, Warren Henry Automotive Group and JW Marriott Miami Turnberry.

For more information about the Overtown Youth Center Capital Campaign or to become involved, please visit www.overtownyouth.org.

(Photo Credit: AJ Shorter Photography)


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