A “who’s who” in Maryland to play charity football game in April

| March 25, 2015

2015 BF Football Bash logoOn Friday, April 17, the Bowen Foundation for Autism will host its first-ever Charity Football Bash at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. This event will bring together football fans and charity supporters alike for a unique opportunity to support a great cause through a charity flag football game. Gates will open at 5:00 pm, with the women’s game at 7:00 pm and the men’s game starting at 8:00 pm. In total, more than 60 men and women will take the field to showcase their skills and raise money for a cause so near and dear to the hearts of many: helping local children living with autism.

“We cannot be more appreciative of the outpouring of support this community has shown the Bowen Foundation and our first charity football game,” said Bryan Levy, president of the Bowen Foundation. “So many friends, colleagues and complete strangers have asked how the can help support us and raise money for local families. It is going to be an incredibly fun evening and we hope this community will show up in droves to root for—or against—their favorite players!”

In addition to a men’s and women’s game, there will great food and drink available during this family-friendly event, as well as a children’s play area provided by the Chesapeake Bayhawks. Maryland Speaker of the House Mike Busch will conduct the ceremonial coin toss and Maryland Delegate Herb McMillian and Annapolis Michael Pantelides will also be participating. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased here: http://bowenbash.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1128622 or at the gate. The Bowen Foundation for Autism is a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve the lives of children living with autism in Maryland.

Katcef Brothers and Bud Light are the title sponsors of the Football Bash and dozens of local businesses have also offered their support. Team sponsors include Annapolis Pediatrics, the D’Camera Group, Gro Development, Homefix Custom Remodeling, Level Up Boxing, and rentler.com. Additional sponsors include Koons, Constellation, Walnut Hill Landscape, Curtis Real Estate Company, Rocksgiving Fishing Tournament, Severn Savings Bank, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Athletic Field Consultants, Innovative Floor Systems, Apple Signs and The Arc of the Central Chesapeake. WRNR 103.1 is the event’s official media sponsor, providing promotions for the football game and on-air coverage.

The complete roster for the Bowen Foundation for Autism’s Charity Football Bash includes:

Men’s Teams

  • Bryan Levy – XChanger Companies (captain)
  • Rich Curtis – Curtis Real Estate (captain)
  • Abhay Chaudhari – ASI Government Inc.
  • Andrew Fox – Level Restaurant
  • Brendan Fisher – Armadillos
  • Bryan Klepper – Chesapeake Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Dan Eubanks – Fidelity First
  • Darren Burns – Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett, & Scherr
  • Dean D’Camera – The D’Camera Group
  • Don Webber – ABC Burglar Alarm Systems
  • Eric Donoway – State Department
  • Garry Falor – Lacrosse Coach
  • Herb McMillian – Maryland House of Delegates
  • Jeremy Black – Federal House
  • Jeremy Parks – Jerome J. Parks Companies
  • Jerry Mullins – National Mining Association
  • Jerry South – Towne Park
  • Jody Brue – Revolution Foods
  • Joe DeCesaris – Cypress Homes
  • Joe McGovern – Stan and Joe’s Saloon
  • John Lamon – G&G Outfitters
  • John McGrath – Annapolis Pediatrics
  • John Rivers – The Mosquito Man
  • Kevin Cooke – Cooke Real Estate
  • Kevin Epley – Acme Bar and Grill
  • Lou Geiger – Agency of Record
  • Mark DePew – Urban Grid
  • Mark Marek – BoHan Contracting
  • Mark Peck – Skyline Technology Solutions
  • Mike Duvall – Foster Thomas
  • Michael Pantelides – Mayor of Annapolis
  • Rich Nelson – PCM Services
  • Sam Medile – Towne Park
  • Scott Broerman – Fleet Feet Annapolis/Severna Park

Women’s Teams

  • Darien Dommel – Presidio Solutions (Captain)
  • Lindsey Rigby – Eli Lilly and Company (Captain)
  • Bridget Ritter Jones- Century Fence Construction
  • Brittany Godbout
  • Cara Brue – Ruah Yoga
  • Cassie Mabery – Katcef Brothers
  • Christy Williams- Cintas
  • Clarissa Andorfer – Annapolis Pediatrics
  • Courtney Shampaigne – David Alexander’s Salon
  • Emily Herman- Annapolis Rigging
  • Gina Shaw – Armadillo’s
  • Gwyn Reece – Annapolis Pediatrics
  • Jackie Parker
  • Jen Elchin – Curtis Real Estate
  • Jennifer Velez Starmann – Rodan & Fields
  • Jenny Collins – Nike and API
  • Jessica Burgess
  • Karen Britton – Curtis Real Estate
  • Kirstin Chiari Whitaker – lululemon
  • Kristin Allender
  • Kristina Meagher
  • Margaret Turner – Annapolis Pediatrics
  • Marty Broerman – Fleet Feet Annapolis/Severna Park
  • Maryline O’Shea – Beneteau
  • Meghan Tieff – America’s Body Coach
  • Natalie Marston – Central Special School
  • Nicole Cochran – Allergan
  • Sarah Parker Hughes – Towson University
  • Shannon Hexter – Annapolis Neurology
  • Sierra Cooper – Daiichi Sankyo
  • Suzanne Staley- Cook Medical
  • Tressa Campbell Doordan- Evolutions Annapolis
  • Wendy Septembre – Proud mother of two; One a child with ASD
  • Wendy Ryan – Asphalt Restoration, Inc.

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