Soccer Stars “Kick-It” with Fans to Support Boston Youth at Annual America SCORES Boston Gala

Olympic Gold Medalist Cat Whitehill and New England Revolution star Jose Goncalves
join fifth annual “SCORES Celebration” to raise funds for soccer and academic programming

Who:

  • Olympic Gold Medalist and Former Boston Breakers Player/Coach Cat Whitehill
  • New England Revolution Star Jose Goncalves
  • New England Revolution President Brian Bilello
  • New England Revolution Play-By-Play Broadcaster Brad Feldman
  • America SCORES Boston Executive Director John Maconga
  • Boston youth enrolled in America SCORES Boston programming

What:
The fifth annual SCORES Celebration gala to raise funds for America SCORES Boston’s soccer, academic support and enrichment programming for Boston’s at-risk youth. The evening’s festivities will include leading soccer stars and youth program beneficiaries who will take to an indoor soccer pitch for skills & drills demonstrations, youth poetry recitals, a live auction and epic foosball competitions. New to this year’s Celebration is a celebratory banner raising in recognition of 11 years of America SCORES Cup action. This year, SCORES will honor 2015 Cup champions Signal Ridge Capital Partners (Premier Division Champions) and Wells Fargo Securities (First Division Champions, two time winner) and will unveil banners for past SCORES Cup champions as they raise all 11 to the rafters of Cyclorama. Attendees will also enjoy a taste from local restaurants including Estragon, Morton’s, Teranga, Orinoco, Super Fusion and more, as well as craft beer from Boston’s own Samuel Adams.

When:
Thursday, October 8, 2015
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:
Cyclorama at the Boston Center of the Arts
539 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116

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About America SCORES Boston
America SCORES Boston offers youth in Boston Public Schools an innovative blend of soccer, academic support and enrichment programs that foster the development of the whole child – as an athlete; a student; and a caring, confident, and engaged member of the community. SCORES serves more than 1,400 youth each year and is one of the largest and fastest growing school-based after-school programs in Boston. Founded in 1999, America SCORES Boston is an independent, federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit and an affiliate of America SCORES, founded in 1994. For more information, please visit www.americascoresboston.org.

Media Contact
Erin Evanoka, Elevate Communications: 646-456-9649, eevanoka@elevatecom.com
John Maconga, America SCORES Boston, 781-343-1776, jmaconga@americascores.org