This is a unique event that stands behind a very important cause while celebrating The King of Rock 'n' Roll
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (PRWEB) July 23, 2008
Joe Esposito, Elvis Presley's right hand person for 17 years, will share an insider's view on Elvis and his spirit of giving. Having managed all aspects of Elvis' life from his army days until his death, Esposito brings a unique perspective on this American icon's life and vision with photos and home videos from his private collection. Proceeds from every ticket sold will go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation as part of the Color Me OKI Philanthropic Program. For tickets please call (972) 252-ARTS (2787) or visit http://www.timmccrackenjr.com.
"This is a unique event that stands behind a very important cause while celebrating The King of Rock 'n' Roll," stated Stew Krentzman, President and CEO of OKI Data Americas, http://www.okidata.com "The employees of OKI Data Americas and I are delighted to support a show that works in tandem with our Color Me OKI program."
On behalf of the Color Me OKI philanthropic program, the "Twin Sister", an exact replica of the 1955 Pink Cadillac that Elvis gave to his mother, will be displayed on stage during the show.
The Color Me OKI (http://www.colormeoki.com) philanthropic program launched in April of 2007 utilizing as its backbone a 53 year-old Cadillac Fleetwood that was personally restored by the company's CEO, Stewart Krentzman and his wife Bonnie, to become the "Twin Sister." The company paired the "Twin Sister" with a Tribute Artist and brought it to 21 events, taking photos of attendees and printing them out on its digital color printers. In 2008, the "Twin Sister" was joined by the 1950's Automotive Classic, 1959 Pink Cadillac Series 62 Convertible, which also supports the breast cancer cause. Both restored classic Pink Cadillacs represent the rebuilding process women must go through when restoring their mind, body and souls after battling breast cancer.
The program supports the corporate philanthropic mission of Oki Electric Industry Company, Ltd., the Tokyo, Japan-based parent company of OKI Data Corporation, which is to undertake social contribution activities that help realize the genuine enrichment of society, and contribute to the quality of life for people around the world.
For more information on the 2008 Color Me OKI program and OKI Data Americas' partnership in passion on the drive to survive breast and colorectal cancers, please visit:
About Joe Esposito
Joe Esposito is universally recognized as the most credible source on Elvis Presley's life and career. Esposito met Presley while serving in the Army in 1959. The two became fast friends and soon after Esposito became Presley's road manager. As the publisher of the bestselling book, "Remember Elvis", along with five other published works that chronicle Presley's career, Esposito is an inextricable link to the memory of Elvis. Whether recognized as an incredible public speaker, author, road manager or loyal friend, Joe Esposito is still in high demand for his talents and one-of-a-kind accounts of a man the nation has always referred to as "The King". Esposito also managed shows for legendary greats such as Michael Jackson, The Bee Gees, The Carpenters and John Denver. Currently he resides in Las Vegas with his wife Martha and son Anthony, working as a casino host at the Wynn Resort.
About OKI Data Americas, Inc.
OKI Data Americas Inc., headquartered in Mount Laurel, N.J., and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized document management solutions under the OKI Printing Solutions brand, including digital color and monochrome printers, color and monochrome multifunction products and serial impact dot matrix printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer's needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company's innovative technology is backed by its parent company Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., a world leader in information processing systems, telecommunications and electronics and a $6.1 billion multinational corporation with headquarters in Tokyo. Keeping its customers needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2000 certified and most products have earned the ENERGY STAR® certification.
About the Color Me OKI Philanthropic Program
The Color Me OKI philanthropic program was launched in April of 2007 after the employees of OKI Data Americas voted to adopt breast cancer as the company's leading philanthropic cause. The backbone of the program is the "Twin Sister," a 1955 Pink Cadillac Fleetwood that was personally restored by the company's CEO, Stewart Krentzman and his wife Bonnie. OKI Data Americas decided to pair the vintage vehicle with a Tribute Artist and took the program on the road supporting 21 breast cancer events, while taking photos of attendees and printing them on its digital color printers.
This year, the "Twin Sister" is joined by the 1950's Automotive Classic, the 1959 Pink Cadillac Series 62 Convertible, which has also been restored to support the fight against breast cancer. In 2008 the Color Me OKI philanthropic program is also supporting colorectal cancer prevention. The program is taking the one-of-a-kind 1992 "Spirit of America" neoclassic Corsair to colorectal cancer events in order to raise awareness of such a highly preventable disease. The Color Me OKI philanthropic program, using all three cars, which are owned and maintained by Stewart and Bonnie Krentzman, will continue to spread the message of hope and inspiration to those fighting both breast and colorectal cancers in 2008.
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