MIAMI DOLPHINS PRO BOWL CENTER MIKE POUNCEY TO JOIN JASON TAYLOR
IN CO-HOSTING GLOBAL WEALTH MANAGEMENT
JT’S PING-PONG SMASH 12
PRESENTED BY PUBLIX AT HARD ROCK LIVE ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1
HOLLYWOOD – Known for its share of prizefights, the Seminole Hard Rock Live is about to host a heavyweight battle like never before. On Sunday, November 1, Jason Taylor,the legendary Miami Dolphins defender, will square off against current Dolphins Pro Bowl center, Mike Pouncey, in an epic table tennis match as part of the Global Wealth Management JT’s Ping-Pong Smash 12 – Presented by Publix (#JTvsPouncey). Proceeds from the event will benefit the Jason Taylor Foundation, whose mission is to support and create programs that facilitate the personal growth and empowerment of South Florida’s children in need by focusing on improved health care, education and quality of life. Additionally, this year’s Smash will also support the Team Pouncey Foundation.
“Mike is not only a great football player, but he’s been tremendously active in his support of my Foundation and the South Florida community as a whole,” said Taylor. “We are very excited to have him co-host this year’s Smash and I just hope he’s been practicing because he’ll need it!”
“I’m really looking forward to teaming up with JT on this event,” said Pouncey. “I have the utmost respect for him as a former teammate, as a competitor and as community leader. I’m just not sure how much I respect his ping pong game.”
This one-of-a-kind event will once again pair generous community members with some of the Sunshine State’s most recognizable personalities from the worlds of sports and entertainment, including Taylor and Pouncey, as well as a host of current and former Miami Dolphins players, cheerleaders and others. The duos will compete in a round-robin style ping-pong tournament while raising money for local children’s charities. The fun-filled, electric atmosphere will also feature Kimmy B from the DJ Laz Morning Show on the all new Hits 97.3 FM, as well as Power Parties DJs & Lighting filling the arena with today’s hottest music, in addition to the Best Buy Fun Zone, where those in attendance can enjoy a Best Buy gaming station, hair cuts, interactive games and more!
Prior to the action that evening, the Jason Taylor Foundation will hold the eighth-annual Ping-Pong Smash Kids Clinic – Supported by UPS. Nearly 100 deserving children will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the world’s fastest spor
t from former Puerto Rican Junior National Table Tennis Champion and three-time JT’s Ping-Pong Smash Champion, Juan Ly. The Kids Clinic will take place from 2:00 – 4:00 PM, also at Hard Rock Live.
Following the event, participants will attend the Hooters Champions’ Celebration to take part in the awards ceremony, a silent auction and loads of fun!
Doors open for the Global Wealth Management JT’s Ping-Pong Smash 12 – Presented by Publix at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 1. Admission to the event is a $5.00 donation to the Jason Taylor Foundation. For more information, please call (954) 424-0799 or visit www.jasontaylorfoundation.org, or follow us on Twitter or Instagram: @JTFoundation99 (#JTvsPouncey).
About the Jason Taylor Foundation
In July 2004, Miami Dolphins legendary Defensive End, Jason Taylor, established the Jason Taylor Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization. The Foundation’s mission is to support and create programs that facilitate the personal growth and empowerment of South Florida’s children in need by focusing on improved health care, education and quality of life.
Since opening its doors, the Jason Taylor Foundation has impacted tens of thousands of children through innovative programming including The Jason Taylor Reading Room, Cool Gear for the School Year, the Jason Taylor Children’s Learning Center, Jason Taylor Scholars and the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network, among others. For more information on the Jason Taylor Foundation, please visit the organization’s website at www.JasonTaylorFoundation.org or follow on social media sites including Facebook: www.facebook.com/jasontaylorfoundation or Twitter and Instagram: @jtfoundation99.
About Global Wealth Management
Global Wealth Management (GWM) is an independent Fort Lauderdale-based investment management firm that specializes in retirement income and estate planning strategies for individuals and families planning for and living in retirement. Led by financial co-authors, radio talk show hosts and investment advisors Andrew M. Costa and C. Grant Conness, the firm caters to a wide array of clients in South Florida and throughout the nation. Services provided by GWM include private asset management investments, retirement income planning, asset protection, income tax minimization strategies, risk management, guaranteed income solutions and alternative investments. GWM’s main office is located at 2810 East Oakland Park Boulevard, Suite 101, in Fort Lauderdale, FL, with convenient meeting locations by appointment only also in Boca Raton, FL and Co
al Gables, FL. For more information, call (954) 533-7144 or visit www.askglobalwealth.com.