Former U. of L. Standout, Houston Texan Amobi Okoye Hosts 3rd Annual Derby City Party With a Purpose

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The proceeds of this event will benefit the Amobi Okoye Foundation, Inc., as Amobi strives to provide hope to kids and communities around the globe.

Who:
InVictus91 Sports and Entertainment Marketing along with NFL Star Amobi Okoye, #91 of the Houston Texans. Legendary DJ Biz Markie from the hit song “Just a Friend” will be the celebrity DJ for this event. There will also be an R&B performance by Houston artist Carl Thomas.

What:
“Derby City Party with a Purpose” is going into its 3rd successful year. This event was established by Amobi Okoye, and it serves as a major fundraiser for The Amobi Okoye Foundation, Inc.

When:
Friday, April 30, 2010 – Doors open at 10:00 P.M. until 3:00 A.M. May 1, 2010

Where:
The Gillespie, 421 W. Market Street, Louisville, KY 40202 (Downtown Louisville), (502) 584.8080.

Why:
Amobi Okoye has a strong belief that he has been blessed with a close knit and supportive family as well as the opportunity to play in the NFL. He feels that through these blessings he can become a vehicle of hope and change for others less fortunate. The Kentucky Derby has become the perfect opportunity to raise money for his non-profit organization, as well as bring more awareness to his efforts in the United States and abroad.

The “Derby City Party with a Purpose” is open to the public, giving Louisvillians the opportunity to attend an A-List party with A-List celebrities. This event will offer catered food, cash or open bar (dependent upon ticket level purchased @ $45 or $100), and some of the best entertainment Derby will have to offer via celebrity DJ Biz Markie. “Derby City Party with a Purpose” will have an R&B performance by Houston’s own Carl Thomas and will be hosted by Louisville’s own Amobi Okoye, #91 of the Houston Texans.

For more information on The Amobi Okoye Foundation, Inc. please visit http://www.amobiokoyefoundation.org. For event information contact InVictus91 or the Amobi Okoye Foundation offices at (866) 998-4203 or visit http://www.DerbyCityPWP.org.

Chad Rimpsey
Director of Business Operations
InVictus91 Sports & Entertainment Marketing
256-225-9353

Cyndi M. Shofner
Executive Director
The Amobi Okoye Foundation, Inc.
281-398-4203

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