PRLog - March 15, 2014 - BALTIMORE -- The Swaggnation Foundation hosts the 1st Annual Baltimore All Star Weekend and 1K Sneaker Drive, Saturday March 22, 2014, 3pm-8pm and Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 2pm-6pm at Carmelo Anthony Center and Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, respectively. The Carmelo Anthony Center is located at 1100 E. Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is located at 1400 Orleans Street Baltimore, MD 21231. The price of admission is $5 at the door for both days.
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The SwaggNation Foundation is a youth focused organization aimed at providing a positive experience for empowerment & entertainment for young adults. The Baltimore All Star Weekend includes a Sneaker Drive and Show with a goal of collecting $1,000 sneakers and a show highlighting some new and trendy sneakers you can't find in stores.The sneaker show will also include musical entertainment with an all-star hip hop cypher hosted by radio personality Squirrel Wyde.
“This our mega initiative to collect slightly used sneakers to donate to charity. We have a goal of collecting 1,000 sneakers for this event have a prolonged goal of collecting 10,000 sneakers by summer's end”, states Ian Yearwood, founder of The SwaggNation Foundation. The main event includes a Dunk King 2K14 & All Star Shootout 3point Contest and Dunk Contest hosted by radio personality Porkhop.
The grand finale of Baltimore All Star Weekend will be the All Star Game consisting of all the top high school players in Baltimore City and Baltimore County metro areas hosted by Squirrel Wyde with a spectacular half time celebration featuring DJ Angelbaby and her Get Pumped Movement. The All Star Game will be an event to not to be missed as national and local scouts for college and pro teams will be in attendance to survey new upcoming talent.
The SwaggNation Foundation is partnering with Living Classrooms Foundation, the Urban Artemis Foundation, and incorporating Safe Streets to create a fantastic Baltimore All Star Weekend and the entire weekend is honoring veteran basketball player Kurk Lee on Sunday, March 23rd at Dunbar High School.
Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are available by request by emailing swaggbusiness@
The SwaggNation Foundation can be found online on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Use Twitter and Instagram hashtage #BmoreAllStar2k14 in support of the event online.