Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 14, 2006
The 21st annual Cedars-Sinai Sports Spectacular brought together the greatest names in sports and entertainment to join their peers in helping children suffering from genetic birth defects at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza This Past Sunday. The event hosted more than 1,800 prominent sports figures, entertainers and business, civic and community leaders to honor the country’s top sports stars while helping to combat genetic birth defects.
Honorees & Show Participants included Jerome Bettis, Jimmy Connors, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg,Matt Leinart, George Lopez, The Rock,and Kelly Slater.
Honorary Chairpersons and Hosts: Tom Arnold, Jim Hill, Al Michaels, John Salley.
Other Guests : Carmelo Anthony, Ron Artest, Mayra Veronica, Pete Carroll, Joey Cheek, Baron Davis, James Denton, Chad Hedrick, Derek Fisher, Robert Horry, Michael Irvin, Lindsey Jacobellis, Stacey Keibler, Penny Marshall, Luc Robitaille, Jeremy Roenick, John Wooden, Kermit Alexander, Shaun Alexander, Lucius Allen, Mark Anderson, Jon Arnett, Greg Bell, Traci Bingham, Angelica Bridges, Reynaldo Brown, Ray Buchanan, Mark Campanaro,Mike Davis, Rob Dibble, Jason Ellis, Keith Erickson, Andre Farr, Don Felder, Steven Jackson, Bruce Jenner, Jay Johnstone, Mike Lansford, Dr. Sammy Lee, Marlin McKeever, Tamiko Nash, Terrence Newman, Charles O’Bannon, Ed O’Bannon, Bernard Parks, Rodney Peete, Kurt Rambis, Mike Sherrard, Mia St. John, Randy Stoklos, Dwight Stones, Paul Sunderland, Kiki Vandeweghe, Greg Welch, Sam Williams.
The Institute provides diagnosis, prevention and management of all forms of birth defects and hereditary disorders, affecting newborns, children, adolescents, adults and their families suffering from genetic diseases and malformations. The Sports Spectacular has provided approximately $15 million to benefit the Institute to date.