Corporate Soccer Hooligans to Mob Local Pubs on 4/28 for Charity
Soccer players from Amazon.com, Expedia, Microsoft, Puget Sound Energy and UPS will storm Fado Irish Pub, Fox Sports Grill and George & Dragon Pub to recruit businesses for Seattle Sounders FC Corporate Cup 2010
SEATTLE – When Seattle’s business men and women sneak out of work to take in a big soccer match they head right to one of three local spots – this is especially true on Wednesday, 4/28 as Barcelona FC faces off against Inter Milan FC in a Championship League Semi-Final match. Unwittingly they’ll be mobbed by Corporate Hooligan crews of men and women challenging them to assemble a corporate crew and enter a charity event to benefit Seattle Sounders FC charity partner, America SCORES Seattle taking place this July (www.sounderscorporatecup.com).
WHEN: Wednesday, April 28, 11:30am – 1:00pm
* Fado Irish Pub – 801 1st Street (PRIME MEDIA LOCATION with hooligans from various corporations, Event Director, Chad Mack, and America SCORES Seattle Executive Director, Carole Kelley)
* Fox Sports Grill – 1522 6th Ave
* George & Dragon Pub – 206 N 36th Street
WHO: Corporate Hooligan Crews of 5-7 men/women dressed in business professional attire up top and soccer gear down below.
WHAT: Early registrants from Amazon.com, Expedia, Microsoft, Puget Sound Energy and UPS will challenge other corporations to a battle on the pitch this Summer.
WHY: Seattle Sounders FC Corporate Cup 2010 to benefit America SCORES Seattle
Seattle Sounders FC Corporate Cup 2010
The Seattle Sounders FC Corporate Cup brings Pacific Northwest corporations together for soccer and corporate networking, all while raising money for Sounders FC charity partner, America Scores Seattle. The three-part event gives corporate employees a taste of the professional soccer life. Corporate soccer players will party with the Sounders at a pre-tournament event (7/23), play qualifiers at the Sounders FC training grounds (7/24 – 7/25) and hope to advance to the championship match on Xbox Pitch @ Qwest Field (8/8). www.sounderscorporatecup.com
Soccer for a Great Cause – America SCORES Seattle
America SCORES Seattle’s after-school program empowers students using soccer, writing, creative expression and service-learning. With teamwork as the unifying value, SCORES inspires over 200 youth in six Seattle elementary schools to lead healthy life-styles, be engaged students, and become agents of change in their communities. www.americascores.org/#/seattle