Who would have thought we would have our very own DAY!?! Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. proclaimed August 4th to be Louie’s Kids Day in the City Of Charleston in honor of our Wells Fargo Slim Down the South Celebrity Softball Challenge. We are so thrilled and excited for the honor. Super Bowl Champion Jim Stuckey joined us in City Hall to hear the proclamation; what a wonderful day indeed!
Announcing the 2012 Teams for the Wells Fargo Slim Down the South Celebrity Softball Challenge: Looking forward to a great day on the field on August 4th! Get your tickets now! TEAM BAKER: Chelsea Meissner – Survivor One World finalist, Season 24 Chef Amanda Freitag – Food Network’s Chopped, Iron Chef America, Top Chef Masters Chef Marvin Woods – Emmy Award-nominated TV Host, Celebrity Chef & Cookbook Author Kelly Golden – News Radio, 94.3 WSC FM Rob Concannon – Stingrays Hockey, President & Former Player Teddy Valentine - SEC & Big Ten Basketball Referee Brian Cleary – Radio Host, Y102.5 Gettys Glaze – Citadel Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Southern Conference Men’s Athlete of the Year Harold Green – Former NFL Cincinnati Bengals Running Back, USC Star Running Back Dean Stephens – WCIV ABC News 4 Anchor Jim Stuckey – NFL Super Bowl Champion, San Francisco 49ers, New York Jets Coach Al Skinner – Former Boston College Men’s Basketball Coach, New York Nets, Pistons, 76’ers Steven Johnson – CofC Star / European Pro Basketball Player Anthony Johnson – CofC Star/ Former NBA Basketball Player, Orlando Magic, Knicks Langston Moore – USC Grad, United Football League, Former NFL Cardinals, Lions, Bengals Bobby Hartin – The Bobby Hartin Show Brad Weingartner – Play Ball Sponsor TEAM MCELVEEN: Xavier ‘The X-Man’ McDaniel – NBA Superstar, Sonics, Suns, Celtics, Knicks, Nets Julie Roberts – SC native, Country Music Singer Carolyn Murray – WCBD TV 2 Anchor Bubba Bryant – Army Wives Actor, Musician Terry Serpico – Actor, Army Wives Roberto Martinez – The Bachelorette, Season 6 Kiptyn Locke – The Bachelorette Season 5, Bachelor Pad, Season 1 Tenley Molzahn – The Bachelor Season 14, Bachelor Pad, Season 1 Jon Bruce – WCIV ABC News 4, Morning Anchor Coach Charlie Driessel – The Citadel Men’s Basketball Coach Raphael James – Live 5 WCSC News Anchor TJ Phillips – WEZL Radio Host Coach Drew Meyer – Assistant Coach, Gamecocks Men’s Baseball & Former Texas Ranger Paul Harris – Former Linebacker, Pittsburgh Steelers & Tampa Bay Buccaneers Steven Jackson – Former Major League Pitcher, Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees (World Series ’09 team), Pirates Coach Natasha Adair – Head Coach, CofC Women’s Basketball Victoria Hansen – WCIV ABC News 4 Anchor UMPIRES: Coach Frank Martin, USC Men’s Basketball Mark Epstein – Sportsman Extraordinaire
It takes a team of volunteers to make this ballgame happen! Join us to help with the many aspects of the day. Was a great time last year and sure to be just as fun again! Download the application here Softball Game Volunteer Application 2012 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for an application. Looking forward to hearing from you!
Darius Rucker’s team wins the Slim Down the South Celebrity Softball Challenge! Thank you to Live 5 News for sharing the story! Click Here for the Story on Live 5 News
The Team Coaches discuss the game planned by Louie’s Kids & Run Buddies. Click For Link to Story and Video on ABC News 4
Miss South Carolina, Bree Boyce, is coming to our game and she will being singing a song at the start of the game! We are so excited to have her join us on October 1 for the Slim Down the South Celebrity Softball Game. Not only is she amazingly talented and beautiful but she is an inspiration to us at Louie’s Kids. Read all about her story here. With her also will be Caitlen Patton, Miss Teen SC, Olympic Skier Ashley Caldwell, WCBD Channel 2 TV Anchor Carolyn Murray, WCIV News 4 TV Anchor Dean Stephens, WEZL Host TJ of the Morning Crew and Y1025 Host Bill Cleary. We are so excited to have them all! See you on October 1st at the Joe!
Check out our Play Ball! Package to play on Team Wells Fargo or Team Piggly Wiggly. Play Ball! $2000 (5 Available) Game Day Practice Session Play Ball with the Celebrities on Team Darius Rucker or Team Bill Murray Name Mentioned During the Game Two Game Tickets Makes an amazing gift, too!
Darius Rucker invites you to the Louie’s Kids Slim Down the South Celebrity Softball Challenge on October 1, 2011 in Charleston, SC. Click here to view the PSA
We will be holding a press conference tomorrow to officially kick off the Slim Down the South Celebrity Softball Game to benefit Louie’s Kids and Run Buddies. Exciting things are abound and we look forward to sharing the details tomorrow. Love to have you there so join us if you can! Tuesday, Aug 9th Joe Riley Park @ 10am in the Ballpark