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PRESS RELEASE: Mike Pouncey, Richie Incognito and Sun Life Financial Present $220,000 In Grants And Scholarships
Casa Valentina; ChildNet; New Horizons of Southwest Florida and Urban Youth Impact among 16 exceptional organizations across U.S. to receive Sun Life Rising Star Award for commitment to education
The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) and the Miami Dolphins today announced the South Florida recipients of the Sun Life Rising Star Awards. The financial services organization awarded $220,000 in grants and scholarships to four nonprofit community organizations: Casa Valentina, ChildNet, New Horizons of Southwest Florida and Urban Youth Impact, as well as exemplary students nominated by each nonprofit: Kimberly Sandino, Vanessa Civil, Angel Lopez and Rachelle Battle.
Miami, FL – The Miami Dolphins and Tri-Rail have announced a partnership that will provide free shuttle service from the Golden Glades Tri-Rail Station to Sun Life Stadium for all Dolphins home games this season. The service provides event-goers with a safe, efficient and cost-effective way to beat the traffic while supporting the Dolphins. This first time partnership was made possible due to the recent enhancement of Tri-Rail’s Weekend schedule with the addition of hourly train service.
Free shuttle service will start approximately three hours before the start of each game to give fans time to arrive for tailgating.
MIAMI – Fresh off the team’s exciting 2-0 start on the road, the Miami Dolphins have announced a series of enhancements designed to improve the game day experience starting on Sunday, September 22 vs. the Atlanta Falcons.
The organization has made a significant commitment to upgrade technology within Sun Life Stadium, including improved Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the stadium and the parking lots through a partnership with AT&T. The new Wi-Fi connectivity will allow live, real time sharing and posting of fans’ game day photographs on the stadium video boards.
Reay’s participation is as ambassador of his Racing for Cancer initiative
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (September 17, 2013) – On the heels of last week’s announcement that the Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC) ridership is on pace to reach goal of 2,500 riders, IndyCar driver Ryan Hunter-Reay announced he will ride in this year’s DCC on Team AutoNation. Hunter-Reay, who lost his mother to colon cancer in 2010, is committed to helping in the global fight against cancer. AutoNation, a presenting sponsor of Reay’s Racing for Cancer organization, and a cornerstone partner of the DCC, is committed to cancer awareness as a key element to their company-wide wellness initiative.
The Miami Dolphins and Melanoma Exposed will be offering free skin cancer screenings prior to the start of Miami Dolphins vs. Atlanta Falcons game on Sunday, September 22nd at the Joe Robbie Alumni Plaza from 12:00 – 4:00 pm.
The first 100 fans to get screened will receive tickets to the Miami Dolphins home game against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, November 24th.
Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, but a simple skin cancer screening with a dermatologist can be life-saving.
Dolphins Cycling Challenge hits 1000 riders two months out from DCC weekend
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (September 12, 2013) – The Dolphins Cycling Challenge announced today that registered riders for DCC IV has passed the 1,000 mark, doubling the number of riders from this day last year. Ridership is on pace to reach the goal of 2,500 riders by DCC weekend – November 2nd and 3rd. Doubling riders means more money raised for cancer research at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, which to date has raised almost $4,000,000 in its first three years of existence.
Executive is responsible for all business operations of the Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium.
A proven executive with a track record of success in business and sports, Tom Garfinkel has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium, it was announced today by Dolphins Owner and Managing General Partner Stephen Ross. Garfinkel was selected following an executive search led by RSE Ventures CEO Matt Higgins and Turnkey Sports and Entertainment.
“I’m excited to announce that Tom Garfinkel is our new President and CEO,” said Ross.