Ron "Jaws" Jaworski Teams Up With RCN for First Youth Football Clinic to Benefit United Way of Greater Lehigh Valley and Jaws Youth Fund
NFL Great to Lead Clinic on Saturday, June 12 at Frank Banko Field in Bethlehem, Pa.; Participation Limited to First 250 Boys & Girls ages 7-14 Who Register Online
LEHIGH VALLEY, PA, May 12, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX News Network) — RCN-Pa., a local provider of all-digital and high definition video, high-speed internet and premium voice services to residential and small-medium business customers in the Lehigh Valley area, announced today that it is partnering with Ron "Jaws" Jaworski to present a one-of-a-kind football clinic to benefit the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley and the Jaws Youth Fund.
Led by ESPN football analyst and RCN's spokesperson in Pennsylvania Ron Jaworski, the clinic is open to boys and girls ages 7 to 14 and will teach participants the fundamentals of the game in a non-contact format. The clinic will take place on Saturday, June 12 at Frank Banko Field in Bethlehem, Pa. Registration will begin at 8am, and the clinic will run from 9am to noon.
"This is really going to be a fantastic event, and we're very excited to be part of it," said RCN-Pennsylvania's General Manager Randy Nungester. "The clinic is led by Jaws and powered by USA Football, the official Youth Football Development partner of the NFL. It will incorporate the NFL Play 60 concept and give the Lehigh Valley youth participants training in perseverance, discipline determination, and the skills necessary to achieve their maximum potential on and off the field."
To register, go to: www.jawsyouthfund.org/jawsfootballclinic. The clinic is open to only the first 250 children who register online. Registration is $20 per child and includes participation in the clinic, a T-shirt, and a player gift bag.
"Spectators are invited to come out and watch all the action as well as visit the interactive sponsor village with hosts like Coca-Cola, Domino's Pizza, and many others," Nungester added. "We are really proud to team up with Jaws to bring this unique event here to the Lehigh Valley to support the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley and the Jaws Youth Fund."
All proceeds benefit the Jaws Youth Fund and the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley. The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley funds 89 programs provided by 54 human service agencies throughout the Lehigh Valley, as well as four community building partnerships. In addition, the organization is pursuing a strategic direction that proactively addresses key community goals designed to improve the quality of life for those in the region.
About RCN Corporation RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI), www.rcn.com, is a competitive broadband services provider delivering all-digital and high definition video, high-speed internet and premium voice services to residential and small-medium business customers under the brand names of RCN and RCN Business Services, respectively. In addition, through its RCN Metro Optical Networks business unit, RCN delivers fiber-based high-capacity data transport services to large commercial customers, primarily large enterprises and carriers, targeting the metropolitan central business districts in the company's geographic markets. RCN's primary service areas include Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Boston and Chicago. (RCNI-G)
About JAWS Youth Fund The Jaws Youth Fund is a partnership of the Jaworski Family and the United Way of Camden County. The initiative is designed to impact at-risk youth by supporting innovative programs. The Jaworski Family and the United Way are committed to giving children a better life by creating opportunities for them to be successful. Through several special fundraising initiatives, The Jaws Youth Fund has delivered over $2.5 million to over 70 non-profit organizations providing services to children ages 7-18.
Contacts: Lisa Barder RCN Corporation (215) 355-7175 email@example.com Michele Murphy RCN Corporation (703) 434-8471 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE: RCN Corporation
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