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Volume 23 No. 18
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Faces and Places

On deck in Philly

NBC Sports President Pete Bevacqua checked out NBC Sports Philadelphia’s new studio on May 14, and chatted with baseball analyst and former Phillie Ricky Bottalico.
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NBC Sports President Pete Bevacqua checked out NBC Sports Philadelphia’s new studio on May 14, and chatted with baseball analyst and former Phillie Ricky Bottalico.
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NBC Sports President Pete Bevacqua checked out NBC Sports Philadelphia’s new studio on May 14, and chatted with baseball analyst and former Phillie Ricky Bottalico.
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Women of Influence

Hannah Gordon, San Francisco 49ers chief administrative officer/general counsel, and Neda Tabatabaie, San Jose Sharks VP of business intelligence, were honored at the Silicon Valley Business Journal Women of Influence Awards on May 16 at the Fairmont in San Jose. From left: Emily Lucas, 49ers senior manager, corporate communications; Gordon; Tabatabaie; Whitney Hallock, Sharks manager, creative services; Sammie Ferrera, Sharks ticket sales coordinator; Delaney Stryczek, Sharks group sales account executive; Megan Ebeck, Sharks arena marketing manager; Liz Malara, 49ers coordinator, community relations; Sofy Navarro, 49ers EDU senior manager; Peggy Bradley, 49ers Foundation accounting manager; and Katie Furey, 49ers suite sales consultant.
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Hannah Gordon, San Francisco 49ers chief administrative officer/general counsel, and Neda Tabatabaie, San Jose Sharks VP of business intelligence, were honored at the Silicon Valley Business Journal Women of Influence Awards on May 16 at the Fairmont in San Jose. From left: Emily Lucas, 49ers senior manager, corporate communications; Gordon; Tabatabaie; Whitney Hallock, Sharks manager, creative services; Sammie Ferrera, Sharks ticket sales coordinator; Delaney Stryczek, Sharks group sales account executive; Megan Ebeck, Sharks arena marketing manager; Liz Malara, 49ers coordinator, community relations; Sofy Navarro, 49ers EDU senior manager; Peggy Bradley, 49ers Foundation accounting manager; and Katie Furey, 49ers suite sales consultant.
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Hannah Gordon, San Francisco 49ers chief administrative officer/general counsel, and Neda Tabatabaie, San Jose Sharks VP of business intelligence, were honored at the Silicon Valley Business Journal Women of Influence Awards on May 16 at the Fairmont in San Jose. From left: Emily Lucas, 49ers senior manager, corporate communications; Gordon; Tabatabaie; Whitney Hallock, Sharks manager, creative services; Sammie Ferrera, Sharks ticket sales coordinator; Delaney Stryczek, Sharks group sales account executive; Megan Ebeck, Sharks arena marketing manager; Liz Malara, 49ers coordinator, community relations; Sofy Navarro, 49ers EDU senior manager; Peggy Bradley, 49ers Foundation accounting manager; and Katie Furey, 49ers suite sales consultant.
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Bike to Work Day

Jeff Bellows, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts VP of corporate citizenship, and former Red Sox star Tim Wakefield celebrated Bike to Work Day at City Hall Plaza in Boston on May 17. Blue Cross, the title sponsor of Bluebikes, offered free rides to cyclists all day to commemorate Bike to Work Day and the one-year anniversary of its partnership with Bluebikes.
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Jeff Bellows, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts VP of corporate citizenship, and former Red Sox star Tim Wakefield celebrated Bike to Work Day at City Hall Plaza in Boston on May 17. Blue Cross, the title sponsor of Bluebikes, offered free rides to cyclists all day to commemorate Bike to Work Day and the one-year anniversary of its partnership with Bluebikes.
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Jeff Bellows, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts VP of corporate citizenship, and former Red Sox star Tim Wakefield celebrated Bike to Work Day at City Hall Plaza in Boston on May 17. Blue Cross, the title sponsor of Bluebikes, offered free rides to cyclists all day to commemorate Bike to Work Day and the one-year anniversary of its partnership with Bluebikes.
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Serving up softballs

Yankees star CC Sabathia hosted his second Celebrity Softball Game on May 16 at Yankee Stadium. The game saw celebrities and athletes alike play and cheer on their friends as Team Michael Strahan topped Team CC Sabathia in an 8-2 victory. All proceeds from the event benefited the PitCCh In Foundation and the New York Yankees Foundation.
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Yankees star CC Sabathia hosted his second Celebrity Softball Game on May 16 at Yankee Stadium. The game saw celebrities and athletes alike play and cheer on their friends as Team Michael Strahan topped Team CC Sabathia in an 8-2 victory. All proceeds from the event benefited the PitCCh In Foundation and the New York Yankees Foundation.
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Yankees star CC Sabathia hosted his second Celebrity Softball Game on May 16 at Yankee Stadium. The game saw celebrities and athletes alike play and cheer on their friends as Team Michael Strahan topped Team CC Sabathia in an 8-2 victory. All proceeds from the event benefited the PitCCh In Foundation and the New York Yankees Foundation.
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Rise of the Rest

Steve Case (left), AOL co-founder and current chairman and CEO of venture capital firm Revolution, joined Mike McCarley, president, golf, NBC Sports, for a putting contest on the indoor putting green of Golf Channel’s Orlando studios during a visit by Revolution’s Rise of the Rest tour across the U.S., searching for and showcasing innovative startups and companies.
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Steve Case (left), AOL co-founder and current chairman and CEO of venture capital firm Revolution, joined Mike McCarley, president, golf, NBC Sports, for a putting contest on the indoor putting green of Golf Channel’s Orlando studios during a visit by Revolution’s Rise of the Rest tour across the U.S., searching for and showcasing innovative startups and companies.
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Steve Case (left), AOL co-founder and current chairman and CEO of venture capital firm Revolution, joined Mike McCarley, president, golf, NBC Sports, for a putting contest on the indoor putting green of Golf Channel’s Orlando studios during a visit by Revolution’s Rise of the Rest tour across the U.S., searching for and showcasing innovative startups and companies.
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Talking baseball

From the Missouri Marketing Summit in St. Louis on April 25: Dan Farrell, St. Louis Cardinals SVP, sales and marketing, and Michael Bucek, Kansas City Royals VP, marketing and business development.
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From the Missouri Marketing Summit in St. Louis on April 25: Dan Farrell, St. Louis Cardinals SVP, sales and marketing, and Michael Bucek, Kansas City Royals VP, marketing and business development.
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From the Missouri Marketing Summit in St. Louis on April 25: Dan Farrell, St. Louis Cardinals SVP, sales and marketing, and Michael Bucek, Kansas City Royals VP, marketing and business development.
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Ambassador Award winner

Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission President Kathy Schloessman presented award-winning sports broadcaster Andrea Kremer with the LASEC Ambassador Award of Excellence at the 20th annual LASEC Golf Classic on May 13 at The Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades.
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Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission President Kathy Schloessman presented award-winning sports broadcaster Andrea Kremer with the LASEC Ambassador Award of Excellence at the 20th annual LASEC Golf Classic on May 13 at The Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades.
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Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission President Kathy Schloessman presented award-winning sports broadcaster Andrea Kremer with the LASEC Ambassador Award of Excellence at the 20th annual LASEC Golf Classic on May 13 at The Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades.
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PGA Works Collegiate Championship

From the 33rd PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship at PGA Golf Club on May 9 in Port St. Lucie, Fla.: Scooter Clark, PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship manager, PGA of America; Phillis Meti, World Long Drive champion; Maurice Allen, World Long Drive champion; John Easterbrook, chief membership officer, PGA of America; Suzy Whaley, president, PGA of America; Golf Channel personality Jonathan Coachman; Yarmon Kennedy, VP, strategic planning and analysis, AIG; Sandy Cross, chief people officer, PGA of America; and PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh.
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From the 33rd PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship at PGA Golf Club on May 9 in Port St. Lucie, Fla.: Scooter Clark, PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship manager, PGA of America; Phillis Meti, World Long Drive champion; Maurice Allen, World Long Drive champion; John Easterbrook, chief membership officer, PGA of America; Suzy Whaley, president, PGA of America; Golf Channel personality Jonathan Coachman; Yarmon Kennedy, VP, strategic planning and analysis, AIG; Sandy Cross, chief people officer, PGA of America; and PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh.
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From the 33rd PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship at PGA Golf Club on May 9 in Port St. Lucie, Fla.: Scooter Clark, PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship manager, PGA of America; Phillis Meti, World Long Drive champion; Maurice Allen, World Long Drive champion; John Easterbrook, chief membership officer, PGA of America; Suzy Whaley, president, PGA of America; Golf Channel personality Jonathan Coachman; Yarmon Kennedy, VP, strategic planning and analysis, AIG; Sandy Cross, chief people officer, PGA of America; and PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh.
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National book tour

From the national book launch for “What to Do When Things Go Wrong,” author Frank Supovitz (center), president/CEO of Fast Traffic, met with the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Mark Prosise (left) and Chris Schilling on May 16 in Canton, Ohio.
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From the national book launch for “What to Do When Things Go Wrong,” author Frank Supovitz (center), president/CEO of Fast Traffic, met with the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Mark Prosise (left) and Chris Schilling on May 16 in Canton, Ohio.
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From the national book launch for “What to Do When Things Go Wrong,” author Frank Supovitz (center), president/CEO of Fast Traffic, met with the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Mark Prosise (left) and Chris Schilling on May 16 in Canton, Ohio.
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