BALTIMORE – With less than six weeks until race day, OneMain Financial has signed on as the presenting sponsor for the KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K, held in partnership with the Baltimore Orioles and OriolesREACH.
The fourth annual race starts at 8 a.m. Nov. 2, and all proceeds benefit KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs of Maryland and Washington D.C. This is the first year it will begin and end at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
“We are honored to support local philanthropic organizations such as KidsPeace and OriolesREACH and the vital role they play for the people in our communities,” said Mary McDowell, President and CEO, OneMain Financial and CitiFinancial North America.
OneMain Financial has been serving local communities since 1912. Based in Baltimore, the company has more than 1,100 locations across the country, including 21 branches in Maryland.
“OneMain Financial has stepped up to the plate and hit a home run for the foster youth of KidsPeace,” said Angela Showalter, wife of Orioles Manager Buck Showalter and a KidsPeace Board member. “Buck and I are honored to have had the opportunity to interact with some of the children and young adults that KidsPeace serves, and we invite the community to join us on race day to lend their support.”
Gold sponsors for this year’s race include CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Casey Construction, Bridgeway Community Church, UnderArmour, MASN and WBAL radio. To become a sponsor, please call 410-964-9329.
Visit www.kidspeace5k.org to register to run or walk. To create a fundraising page, follow the link in your registration confirmation email or visit: https://fundraising.active.com/event/KidsPeaceTrick-or-Trot.
IRVINE, CA: Mazda launched a campaign this month focused on sharing the brand's heritage and unique manufacturing techniques with consumers.
The “Game Changers” initiative, the brand's largest advertising campaign in 13 years, will highlight historical figures who thought of new, unconventional ways of doing things. These visionaries will include Olympic Gold medalist Dick Fosbury, who developed the back-first approach to the high jump.
Woodstock, MD. – Schulte Sports Marketing & Public Relations, Inc. announced today that 1968 USA Olympic Gold Medal winner Bob Beamon will join its current roster of clients for marketing, licensing, endorsements, corporate appearances and public relations effective immediately.
Born in South Jamaica, Queens, Bob was raised by his grandmother in a tough neighborhood. Beamon turned his attention to sports and his energy on positive goals. As a high school athlete, Bob earned All-American track & field honors. He went on to attend North Carolina A&T and then transferred to one of the most prominent college track & field teams at the University of Texas-El Paso.
“We are excited to have Olympic Hall of Famer Bob Beamon join our team,” said Ray Schulte, CEO / President of Schulte Sports. “Bob is an iconic athlete who overcame tremendous odds to win an Olympic Gold Medal and become a successful entrepreneur and community advocate.” Read More....
Woodstock, MD. – Schulte Sports Marketing & Public Relations, Inc. announced today that 1968 USA Olympic Gold Medal winner Dick Fosbury will join its current roster of clients for marketing, licensing, endorsements, corporate appearances and public relations effective immediately.
As a high school athlete in Medford, Oregon, Dick Fosbury revolutionized the high jump when he developed an innovative technique that quickly became known as “The Fosbury Flop.” His “back-first” approach has been the universal technique used by elite high jumpers since.
“We are extremely pleased to have Dick Fosbury join our team,” said Ray Schulte, CEO / President of Schulte Sports. “Beyond his unparalleled success throughout his career, Dick is a game-changer, an iconic athlete who is still a fan favorite throughout the world.”
Fosbury won the Gold Medal at the Mexico City Olympic Games by clearing the bar at 7’4 ¼”, breaking Olympic and American records. He turned professional in 1973 and joined the International Track Association (ITA).
Dick was elected to the USA Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1981, and then inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame in 1992.
“I’m looking forward to working with Ray and his team. They have an excellent reputation and track record in the sports management industry,” said Dick Fosbury. “Their knowledge, experience and skills in building personal and business relationships will be invaluable to me going forward.”
Dick currently serves as Honorary Chairman of the Simplot Games, the largest high school level indoor track meet in the USA and is Vice President of the United States Olympians Association. He continues to coach young athletes through the Dick Fosbury Track Camps and makes corporate appearances around the world.
About Schulte Sports Marketing & Public Relations
Schulte Sports Marketing & Public Relations, Inc. is a full-service sports marketing and public relations company representing former New York Yankee great and current Los Angeles Dodgers manager, Don Mattingly, two (2) time American League “Manager of the Year” and current Baltimore Orioles manager, Buck Showalter, former New York Rangers great and NHL Hall of Famer, Rod Gilbert, United States 1968 Gold Medalist and Track and Field Hall of Famer, Dick Fosbury.
Schulte public relations clients include: The National Sports Collectors Convention, Mattingly Charities, The Dana Hoiles Collection and Rod Gilbert’s Power Arm.
COLUMBIA, MD JUNE 30, 2011 – KidsPeace, a 129-year-old national children’s charity with offices throughout the Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia areas, today announced a commitment from Baltimore Orioles Manager William “Buck” Showalter and his wife Angela to lend their voices in support of the organization’s mission. Read More.....
Woodstock, MD – Schulte Sports, Inc., a full-service sports marketing and public relations agency, today announced that it has been retained by The National Sports Collectors Convention, the nation’s premier showcase event for the sports and entertainment collectibles industry, to spearhead public relations initiatives for their Chicago 2011/ Baltimore 2012 shows.
The 32nd annual National Sports Collectors Convention will be held, in Chicago, at the Donald E. Stevens Convention Center, August 3 – 7, 2011 while the 33rd annual show will be held, in Baltimore, at the Baltimore Convention Center, 2012.
“Schulte Sports was honored to oversee The National Sports Collectors Convention’s public relations for Baltimore 2010 and now look forward to Chicago 2011 and a return to Baltimore in 2012,” said Ray Schulte – President Schulte Sports / Auctions.
The five (5) day event is the largest collectibles show in the country, with dealers from all over the country exhibiting, including vintage and new cards, game-used and vintage memorabilia dealers, major trading card manufacturers, the top grading services companies and auction houses, not to mention Hall of Fame and current superstar athletes from every sport signing autographs at the TriStar Autograph Pavilion.
“Ray Schulte and his team did an outstanding job creating and maximizing public relation opportunities and relationships with local and national media for the Baltimore show, said Mike Berkus, Co-Founder The National Sports Collectors Convention. “We are excited to have the opportunity to work with Ray and his team for the next two years.”
For more information concerning The National Sports Collectors Convention please visit their website www.nsccshow.com and www.schultesports.com for news and up-dates concerning latest player signature up-dates, corporate sponsored promotions and ticket information.
Schulte Auctions featured many great vintage sports memorabilia in its recent August on-line auction but none more significant than five (5) images Babe Ruth signed and personalized to his sister Mamie (Mary Margaret Ruth-Mobley).
One image included Babe in a workout tank top with a personalized note to his sister dated July 21, 1928. In addition, this lot included a separate photo of Mamie actually holding the signed Babe Ruth photo. This lot generated 39 bids and sold for $25,928, including the 15% buyer's premium.
In addition, a one-of-a-kind Lou Gehrig photo signed to Mamie generated $12,860. The five Babe Ruth signed photos and the one Lou Gehrig signed photo, all signed to Mamie, generated $62,131 total.
A 1958 Baltimore Colt's team signed football went for $9,662, a book signed by hall of Famers including Honus Wagner, Paul Waner, Pie Traynor and Clark Griffith sold for $4,959 while a Mike Curtis game-used Baltimore Colts helmet brought $4,239.
Schulte Auctions conducts monthly on-line auctions featuring vintage sports and entertainment signed and un-signed memorabilia. Consignments are welcome anytime.