Camp K Celebrates 50 Years with VIP Events & Charity Boxing Gala featuring Two-Time Heavy Weight Champion Riddick "Big Daddy" Bowe

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Utah elected officials, dignitaries and business professionals to attend and support Camp K’s two-day celebration include Governor Herbert, Attorney General Reyes, and Salt Lake County Sheriff Winder, LDS Church Elder Christensen, and Zion Bank President and CEO Scott Anderson among others.

WHAT
Two-day 50th anniversary celebration featuring two VIP events and a charity boxing gala (#KO4CAMPK) finale on November 29 (also #GivingTuesday) to help ensure Camp K remains a leader in the community and nationwide in helping improve the lives of people of all abilities through education, recreation, and growth opportunities.

WHO    
On #GivingTuesday, November 29th Camp K President and CEO Mircea Divricean, Camp K COO Mike Divricean and ABC4 Anchor Don Hudson will take on Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe at the Marriott Downtown at City Creek in the boxing ring to raise awareness and funds to support Camp K and its numerous programs recognized worldwide that improve the quality of life for people of all ages with disabilities. Governor Herbert will kick off the boxing match with remarks and ring the bell, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes will announce and Sheriff Winder will officiate in the ring.

WHEN    
Camp K VIP Luncheon — Monday, November 28th from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Camp K VIP Meet and Greet — Monday, November 28th from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Camp K Charity Boxing Gala — Tuesday, November 29th from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (#GivingTuesday; #KO4CAMPK)

NOTE: All three Camp K events are open to media; Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe will be available for interviews at all three events including the charity boxing gala. However, please note that the best access to the boxing champion will take place at the two VIP events on Monday, Nov. 28.

WHERE    
Camp K VIP Luncheon
Zions Bank Head Office
1 Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84133
Luncheon on 18th Floor

VIP Meet and Greet @ Camp K
4180 E Emigration Canyon Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
**Meet and greet to take place at main office
(To get to main office, park in wooden fenced parking lot and walking cross bridge to main office on 2nd floor up the stairs)

Camp K 50th Anniversary Charity Boxing Gala
Marriott Downtown at City Creek
75 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
**Boxing match and dinner event to take place in main ballroom.

ABOUT RIDDICK “BIG DADDY” BOWE
Bowe is a great example of focus, dedication, and perseverance. He said, “Camp K
touches my heart. I love kids, and I just want to help the kids. It’s all for the kids.”
Bowe is a former professional boxer who won a silver medal in the “super
heavyweight” division at the 1988 Summer Olympics. In 1989, he became a two-time
world heavyweight champion. In 1992, he won the undisputed WBA, WBC, and IBF
titles. In 1995, he became the first boxer in history to have won the titles of all four
major sanctioning bodies — WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO —and remains the only
heavyweight to do so. His boxing record stands at 43-1, with 33 knockouts. His
inspiration is the great Muhammad Ali. Riddick says, “Ali is the greatest, but I am the
latest.”

ABOUT CAMP K
Since 1967, The Kostopulos Dream Foundation (Camp K) has offered recreational
opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. Camp K is dedicated to improving
the quality of life for people of all abilities through recreation, education and growth
opportunities. Camp K’s primary goal is to make its services available to all people,
regardless of ability level, income or place of residence. Visit http://www.campk.org to
learn more.

Media Contacts:
Lee Rech                                
for Kostopulos Dream Foundation (Camp K)                        
801.556.8423 - cell                                                                
lee(at)lbrcommunications(dot)com

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Mircea Divricean, President | CEO
Camp K
801.541.2928 – cell
mdivricean(at)campk(dot)org

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