WHAT: Press Conference for The 2012 Fellowship Open featuring principle leadership, participants, sponsors, and Honoree Wayne Embry.
The honor coincides with 40th anniversary of Wayne Embry becoming the first
African-American general manager in all of professional sports. Hall of Famer Wayne Embry returns to Milwaukee on August 17 to be honored by the annual Fellowship Open golf tournament with its Legends Award.
WHEN: Thursday, August 16, 2012; 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
WHY: The 2012 Fellowship Open will be held August 17 at the Silver Spring Country Club. During its 12-year existence, The Fellowship Open has raised more than $700,000 in support of 60 youth oriented programs in and around Milwaukee.
Embry, presently in his 9th year as a senior advisor to the Toronto Raptors, will be presented the Legends Award by fellow Hall of Famer and Milwaukee Bucks legend Oscar Robertson, his longtime Cincinnati Royals teammate and roommate earlier in their careers.
The Fellowship Open is a fun, charity golf outing where the principal objective is to work and support organizations that are making a meaningful and demonstrable difference in the lives of young people. The five beneficiaries are: 34 Ways To Assist Foundation, Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Shop-With-a-
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