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Posted on 02/11/2013

12th Annual Publix Links for Literacy Celebrity VIP Party and Golf Classic Hosted by Twan Russell and Joe Rose to Take Place March 1 & 2 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

                                                                                                                                                    

Special Event to Benefit The Russell Life Skills and Reading Foundation

                                                                                

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (February 11, 2013) – Former Miami Dolphins players Twan Russell and Joe Rose will host the 12th annual Publix Links for Literacy VIP Party and Celebrity Golf Classic on March 1 & 2, 2013.  The VIP Party will consist of a silent auction at Passion Nightclub in Seminole Paradise on March 1 from 6 – 9 p.m. The Celebrity Golf Classic will take place at Orangebrook Golf and Country Club on March 2 with registration at 10 a.m.  Sponsored by Publix and Seminole Hard Hotel & Casino Hollywood, both events will benefit The Russell Life Skills and Reading Foundation's (RLSARF) Reading Rooms in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties.

 

The 12th annual Publix Links for Literacy Celebrity Golf Classic weekend gives many a chance to mingle, network, and play golf with local celebrities, radio personalities and current and retired NFL alumni that support The Russell Life Skills and Reading Foundation.

 

The weekend begins on Friday, March 1 at 6 p.m. at Passion Nightclub with a VIP Party hosted by Joe Rose and Twan Russell.  Past celebrities in attendance have included current Miami Dolphins players along with former Miami Dolphins players such as Nat Moore, Dwight Stephenson, OJ McDuffie, Kim Bokamper, Mark Higgs, James Pruitt, Corwin Anthony, John Offerdahl, Derrick Rodgers, Kerry Glenn, Bobby Harden, James McNight, Jed Weaver and Troy Drayton, former Baltimore Ravens cornerback Duane Starks, NBA Hawks power forward Mark Strickland, and former NY Jets Don Silvestri, to name a few.

 

The Celebrity Golf Classic takes place Saturday, March 2 at Orangebrook Golf and Country Club in Hollywood. Registration opens at 10 a.m.; shotgun start is at noon. Foursomes are paired with a celebrity. Each golfer has the opportunity to participate in a variety of challenges and enjoy food and drinks provided by sponsor partners throughout the course. The 19th Hole Awards Party will take place immediately following play.

 

This event is sponsored by Publix Supermarkets, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Under Armour, the City of Hollywood, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, MetroPCS, EnVision Web Development and Lifestyle Magazine Group.

 

Tickets for the VIP Party are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Celebrity Golf Classic foursomes are $500 and include the Celebrity VIP Party. Register a foursome by February 8 and receive $100 off.  Individual golfer's registration fee is $150.

 

For more information, please call (954) 921-3787, visit www.russellreadingroom.com or e-mail events@russellreadingroom.com .