Marcus Stroud Charitable Foundation ‘Le Moulin Rouge’ Event Date Has Changed to Friday, March 26

Marcus Stroud will host Le Moulin Rouge on Friday, March 26 from 7-11 p.m. at Opera in midtown Atlanta. Proceeds from the event will benefit patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding.
By: Marketing Expectations, Inc.
March 21, 2010 - PRLog -- ATLANTA, GA (March 12, 2010) – Marcus Stroud, Former UGA Football hero and an eight-year NFL veteran and starting defensive tackle (#99) for the Buffalo Bills, will host Le Moulin Rouge on Friday, March 26 from 7–11p.m. at Opera in midtown Atlanta.  Proceeds from the event will benefit patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding, one of three hospitals that comprise one of the nation’s leading pediatric healthcare systems.

Guests will enjoy live entertainment featuring R&B artist, Lina, signature cocktails, themed food stations, a premium open bar, fireeaters, live statues and three choreographed dance performances by CiCi Kelley (CiCi choreography had graced the legendary stage of Harlem’s “Showtime at the Apollo” and FOX 29’s “Good Day Philadelphia”), Victor M. Jackson, II (Victor has worked with Ciara, Keri Hilson, Lil Wayne, Kandi Burruss, Mario, BET, BRAVO and HBO and last but not least Quincy Lamar, and a silent auction featuring a wide range of exciting travel, dining and resort packages, rare sports memorabilia, Honesty jewelry couture by Nicole Jones (wife of Chicago White Sox player, Andruw Jones,) Louis Vuitton and much more.  

In addition to host Marcus Stroud, the following NFL players will also be on hand to meet with guests and media: Deon Grant – Seattle Seahawks; George Wilson, Buffalo Bills; Fred Taylor – New England Patriots; Mike Peterson – Atlanta Falcons; Hines Ward – Pittsburgh Steelers; Robert Edwards – NFL Free Agent; and Marcellus Willey – Retired NFL.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, please note the event date and time has changed to Friday, March 26, 2010 from the original date of Saturday, March 27th.  General admission tickets are $125/each.  VIP tickets are available for $200/each.  All proceeds will benefit patients at Children’s Healthcare at Hughes Spalding.  VIP ticket holders will have access to a special ‘Meet & Greet’ with Marcus Stroud and other participating athletes and celebrities from 7 – 8 p.m.  General Admission is from 8 – 11p.m.  This first-time event ‘Le Moulin Rouge’ will be held at Opera Atlanta located at 1150 Crescent Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30309

For more information or to purchase tickets to Marcus Stroud’s Le Moulin Rouge fundraiser, please visit us online at
Marcus Stroud is very excited about being back in Atlanta for this exciting event.   Since his March 1, 2008 arrival as a member of the Buffalo Bills, Marcus has continued and expanded his charitable efforts.  Marcus is a remarkable philanthropist and truly embraces the concept of lending a helping hand to those in need.

The Marcus Stroud Charitable Foundation (MSCF) was founded in 2007 by Marcus Stroud, #99 of the Buffalo Bills.  Stroud saw the need to support children who face significant physical, mental and financial challenges.  The goal of the foundation is to help enhance and enrich the lives of disadvantaged children by establishing various academic and athletic programs otherwise unavailable to them

Special thanks to our many sponsors:  the NFL, Buffalo Bills, AirTran Airways, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Opera Atlanta, Below Zero Print & Designs, Rosenhaus Sports, C&C Event Planning & Mgt., Inc., CSI Capital Management, Marketing Expectations, Inc., and Four Seasons Hotel & Resorts for assisting Marcus Stroud Charitable Foundation with its’ efforts to provide positive resources for our youth today.

About Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta:
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a not-for-profit organization, is committed to enhancing the lives of children through excellence in patient care, research and education.  Managing more than half a million patent visits annually at three hospitals and 16 neighborhood locations, Children’s is one of the largest clinical care providers for children in the country.  Children’s offers access to more than 30 pediatric specialists and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals by Parents magazine and U.S. News & World Report. With generous philanthropic and volunteer support, Children’s has made an impact in the lives of children in Georgia, the United States and throughout the world.  Visit for more information.

About Le Moulin Rouge Event:
Le Moulin Rouge event will be held Friday, March 26, 2010 at Opera in midtown Atlanta. This one-of-a-kind event, presented by the Marcus Stroud Charitable Foundation (MSCF) and benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, is open to the public. VIP tickets can be purchased for $200/each. General Admission tickets are $125/each. Sponsorships are available at five levels and ad space can be purchased in the program for company exposure. For more information about the Le Moulin Rouge Fundraiser, the Marcus Stroud Charitable Foundation or to purchase tickets, please visit For press interviews with Marcus, please contact Lynne Andrews at or call 770.886.5606.          

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Founded in December 1998, Marketing Expectations, Inc. is an award-winning boutique PR/marketing firm led by veteran Atlanta, GA-based public relations professional, Lynne Andrews. Named in April 2009 by Atlanta Woman magazine as one of Atlanta’s “Top PR Women,” Lynne has more than 21 years experience in healthcare, retail, logistics/transportation, consumer, B2B and sports marketing industries.
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