Pro Football Hall Of Hame Inductee Marshall Faulk Hosts S. Florida Celebration August 10th At Playwright Irish Pub – The Village At Gulfstream Park
MIAMI, FL (August 12, 2011) – Warren Henry Automotive Group is pleased to serve as the title sponsor of NFL great and NFL Network analyst Marshall Faulk’s exclusive South Florida VIP Hall of Fame Induction Celebration on Wednesday, August 10, at The Playwright Irish Pub in The Village At Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, FL in celebration of Faulk’s 2011 induction into the Pro Football Hall Fame.
The event will feature a red carpet arrival and meet and greet with the seven-time NFL Pro Bowl running back along with other sports celebrities and VIPs, including Michael Irvin, Lawrence Taylor, Warren Sapp, Cornelius Bennett, Isaac Bruce, and more. Guests will enjoy a sports-themed evening of signature cocktails and hors d’ oeuvres, cigar lounge and more, all in the company of some of pro football’s greatest legends. A raffle and live auction of sports memorabilia and luxury items will also take place with all proceeds to benefit Faulk’s charitable organization, the Marshall Faulk Foundation. Through his foundation, Faulk is dedicated to improving the quality of life for youth by increasing opportunities for them to lead healthy, fulfilling lives.
“Choosing South Florida as a destination to celebrate my induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was an easy choice. For years, much of the South Florida community has embraced me like I was a native. It’s a great opportunity for me to see a lot of old friends and raise money for my foundation,” Faulk said. “I appreciate the friendship and support from Warren Henry Automotive and its part in making this night possible.”
Sponsors for the evening’s event include Warren Henry Automotive Group; Arthur Benjamin and American Dog Rescue; The Playwright Irish Pub and The Village at Gulfstream Park; King Jewelers and Ebel Watches; Opustone Granite & Marble Distributors; Brotman Nusbaum & Fox Law; THINK Magazine; and more.
Arguably the game’s greatest combination runner and pass receiver, Faulk’s hall of fame career reached its pinnacle in 2000 when he was named NFL’s Most Valuable Player and led the St. Louis Rams to victory in Super Bowl
XXXIV. After retiring from the NFL following the 2006 season, Faulk embarked on a career in broadcasting where he will enter his fifth season as an analyst this fall for the NFL Network. Faulk was enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 6th in Canton, OH.
About Marshall Faulk
Following a phenomenal college football career at San Diego State University, Marshal Faulk was drafted into the NFL second overall in 1994 by the Indianapolis Colts and immediately exploded onto the NFL landscape. Faulk became the first NFL player to win both the Offensive Rookie of the Year Award and the Pro Bowl’s Most Valuable Player Award in the same season. Faulk joined the St. Louis Rams in 1998 where he was twice named NFL Most Valuable Player (2000, 2001) and earned a Super Bowl ring in 2000. Faulk currently ranks 10th all-time in NFL career rushing yards and remains the only NFL player to rush for 12,000 yards and record 6,000 receiving yards. After retiring from the NFL following the 2006 season, Faulk embarked on a career in broadcasting where he will enter his fifth season this fall as an analyst for the NFL Network. Faulk appears regularly on a number of the network’s programs including NFL Total Access, Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Sears, Sprint Halftime Show, Kay Jewelers Postgame show and NFL GameDay Morning show.
About the Marshall Faulk Foundation
By building corporate partnerships within the community, the Marshal Faulk Foundation is able to provide financial assistance to projects focusing primarily on sports development and education. Through its efforts the foundation is able to touch the lives of children in a positive way, encouraging them to become the leaders of tomorrow. To date, the Marshall Faulk Foundation has provided more than $1 million in financial assistance and hands-on involvement to programs all across the United States. For more information about Marshall Faulk or his foundation please visit: www.MarshallFaulk.com.
About Warren Henry Automotive Group
Celebrating their 35th anniversary, Warren Henry Automotive Group is based in Miami, Florida with eight South and Central Florida dealerships including Jaguar, Land Rover, Infiniti, Volvo, Lamborghini, Fisker, Subaru and pre-owned vehicles. They are located at 20800 NW 2nd Avenue (Hwy 441). For more information, call 888-856-3113 or visit www.WarrenHenryAuto.com.