After raising over $204,000 for the March of Dimes in 2012, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will host the 3rd Annual Shining Star Awards presented by Wanamaker Entertainment Group on Friday, January 11 at 6 p.m. at the Westin Philadelphia.
These coveted awards, presented by current and former players from the Philadelphia 76ers, Eagles, Flyers, Phillies and Union, will honor six special children who represent the urgent needs and goals of the March of Dimes.
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The Shining Star Awards is an awards ceremony in Center City, Philadelphia to benefit the mission of the March of Dimes. The Shining Star Awards will be presented by athletes, from the Phillies, Eagles, Flyers, 76ers and Union to a number of children representing the urgent issues of the March of Dimes mission.
March of Dimes
Our mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. We carry out this mission through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies' lives. March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birth weight. VISIT WEBSITE
Since 1957, Wanamaker Ticket Office has earned a reputation as the leading provider of premium event seating in Philadelphia and throughout the country. Owner, Paul Conaway is a family man whose two sons, Jeremi and Jake, oversee the day-to-day operations of the business. Wanamaker and the Conaway family give to many charities, and take great pride in the lasting relationships they have with Philadelphia’s sports franchises, their customers, and the community.