Event Features Interactive Baseball Clinic with Major League Greats
For Immediate Release
The Scottsdale Charros, in partnership with the City of Scottsdale and Train Like a Big Leaguer, are pleased to host students from the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) at the 21st annual Youth Luncheon & Clinic.
Event Details: Scottsdale Charros Youth Luncheon & Clinic
Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Scottsdale Stadium, 7408 E. Osborn Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
The Scottsdale Charros are dedicated to serving and supporting SUSD students, teachers and schools through a variety of educational programs, including the Youth Luncheon & Clinic. Each year 300 students from the SUSD are selected by their principals to attend this event. The students arrive at the stadium by the busloads to join Major League Baseball greats for lunch and to participate in an interactive baseball clinic out on the field. Students learn baseball skills from MLB’s finest, including Hall of Famers, players, and coaches with storied careers. Baseball fundamentals, fitness, teamwork and “everyday life” lessons are part of the day’s programming and the students, coaches and volunteers create a lifelong memory during one incredible day at the ballpark.
Coaches confirmed to date for this year’s clinic include Leon Brown, Larry Collura, John D’Aquisto, Mike Remlinger, Al Schmeltz, Mike Sember, Junior Spivey and Kelly Stinnett. Bios for these Major League greats can be found here. (Website will be updated as additional coaches are confirmed.)
About The Charro Foundation
The Charro Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which has provided millions of dollars in grants and donations to local charities and educational programs. The mission of The Charro Foundation is to promote education through scholarships, youth development and sports in our community. The Charro Foundation proudly supports this mission by developing programming through collaborative partnerships with community organizations. For more information about The Charro Foundation, please visit www.CharroFoundation.org or call 480.990.2977.
About Scottsdale Unified School District
Scottsdale Unified School District, where we Engage, Educate and Empower Every Student, Every Day. The Scottsdale Unified School District offers 31 schools serving approximately 24,448 students. School boundaries include parts of Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Phoenix and Tempe. More information regarding SUSD can be found at www.susd.org.
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Beth Burnett, Communications & Program Manager