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Faces and Places

Dodgers All-Access

Dodger broadcasters John Hartung (left) and Orel Hershiser (right) are joined by players Alex Verdugo, Matt Beaty and Joe Kelly for the annual Dodgers’ All-Access event on July 22 at Dodger Stadium. The three players participated in a question-and-answer panel on the field.
Photo: Los Angeles Dodgers
Dodger broadcasters John Hartung (left) and Orel Hershiser (right) are joined by players Alex Verdugo, Matt Beaty and Joe Kelly for the annual Dodgers’ All-Access event on July 22 at Dodger Stadium. The three players participated in a question-and-answer panel on the field.
Photo: Los Angeles Dodgers
Dodger broadcasters John Hartung (left) and Orel Hershiser (right) are joined by players Alex Verdugo, Matt Beaty and Joe Kelly for the annual Dodgers’ All-Access event on July 22 at Dodger Stadium. The three players participated in a question-and-answer panel on the field.
Photo: Los Angeles Dodgers

 

Sensory room reveal

Philadelphia Eagles President Don Smolenski (far right) and Eagles Autism Challenge Executive Director Ryan Hammond (third from left, standing) reveal the Lincoln Financial Field Sensory Room presented by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to families touched by autism on Aug. 4. The venue has been certified as a sensory-inclusive stadium.
Photo: Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles President Don Smolenski (far right) and Eagles Autism Challenge Executive Director Ryan Hammond (third from left, standing) reveal the Lincoln Financial Field Sensory Room presented by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to families touched by autism on Aug. 4. The venue has been certified as a sensory-inclusive stadium.
Photo: Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles President Don Smolenski (far right) and Eagles Autism Challenge Executive Director Ryan Hammond (third from left, standing) reveal the Lincoln Financial Field Sensory Room presented by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to families touched by autism on Aug. 4. The venue has been certified as a sensory-inclusive stadium.
Photo: Philadelphia Eagles

 

A WISE night for women's soccer

The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of WISE (Women in Sports and Events) hosted a night of women’s soccer, closing the pay gap and sports tech featuring Brandi Chastain, Luna Bar and Hudl at Avaya Stadium in San Jose. From left (top row): Ilisa Kessler, Special Olympics NorCal & Nevada; Morgan Webb, San Jose Earthquakes; Sam Weber, Hudl; Brooke Donberg, Clif Bar & Company; Chastain; Faye Cohen, Playworks; Noa Berzon, UC Berkeley. (second row) Ariel Feigenbaum, Sutter Health; Megan Herrity, Moxie Travel.
Photo: Women in Sports & Events, SF Bay Area Chapter
The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of WISE (Women in Sports and Events) hosted a night of women’s soccer, closing the pay gap and sports tech featuring Brandi Chastain, Luna Bar and Hudl at Avaya Stadium in San Jose. From left (top row): Ilisa Kessler, Special Olympics NorCal & Nevada; Morgan Webb, San Jose Earthquakes; Sam Weber, Hudl; Brooke Donberg, Clif Bar & Company; Chastain; Faye Cohen, Playworks; Noa Berzon, UC Berkeley. (second row) Ariel Feigenbaum, Sutter Health; Megan Herrity, Moxie Travel.
Photo: Women in Sports & Events, SF Bay Area Chapter
The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of WISE (Women in Sports and Events) hosted a night of women’s soccer, closing the pay gap and sports tech featuring Brandi Chastain, Luna Bar and Hudl at Avaya Stadium in San Jose. From left (top row): Ilisa Kessler, Special Olympics NorCal & Nevada; Morgan Webb, San Jose Earthquakes; Sam Weber, Hudl; Brooke Donberg, Clif Bar & Company; Chastain; Faye Cohen, Playworks; Noa Berzon, UC Berkeley. (second row) Ariel Feigenbaum, Sutter Health; Megan Herrity, Moxie Travel.
Photo: Women in Sports & Events, SF Bay Area Chapter

 

Pro-am dream team

From the the Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation Pro-Am on July 31 prior to the 80th Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.: Piedmont Triad Charitable Foundation Board Chairman Bobby Long; Wyndham Championship two-time and defending champion Brandt Snedeker; tournament director Mark Brazil; Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Wyndham Destinations Chairman Steve Holmes; and PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan.
Photo: John Gillooly / Wyndham Championship
From the the Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation Pro-Am on July 31 prior to the 80th Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.: Piedmont Triad Charitable Foundation Board Chairman Bobby Long; Wyndham Championship two-time and defending champion Brandt Snedeker; tournament director Mark Brazil; Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Wyndham Destinations Chairman Steve Holmes; and PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan.
Photo: John Gillooly / Wyndham Championship
From the the Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation Pro-Am on July 31 prior to the 80th Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.: Piedmont Triad Charitable Foundation Board Chairman Bobby Long; Wyndham Championship two-time and defending champion Brandt Snedeker; tournament director Mark Brazil; Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Wyndham Destinations Chairman Steve Holmes; and PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan.
Photo: John Gillooly / Wyndham Championship

 

Hall of Fans

Ford Hall of Fans class members Rick Holman, Roger Avila and Don Wachter are joined by Pro Football Hall of Fame President/CEO David Baker and Jim Peters, Ford brand content and alliances marketing manager, on Aug. 1 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, as the inaugural class was honored with individual exhibits.
Photo: PFHOF
Ford Hall of Fans class members Rick Holman, Roger Avila and Don Wachter are joined by Pro Football Hall of Fame President/CEO David Baker and Jim Peters, Ford brand content and alliances marketing manager, on Aug. 1 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, as the inaugural class was honored with individual exhibits.
Photo: PFHOF
Ford Hall of Fans class members Rick Holman, Roger Avila and Don Wachter are joined by Pro Football Hall of Fame President/CEO David Baker and Jim Peters, Ford brand content and alliances marketing manager, on Aug. 1 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, as the inaugural class was honored with individual exhibits.
Photo: PFHOF

 

Special Olympics USA logo unveiling

The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games hosted a celebration ceremony at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort on Aug. 8 to unveil the event logo and announce Jersey Mike’s Subs as the presenting sponsor and Walt Disney World Resort as the official host of the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando. Nine Special Olympics athletes inspired and designed the logo.
Photo: Courtesy of Disney
The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games hosted a celebration ceremony at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort on Aug. 8 to unveil the event logo and announce Jersey Mike’s Subs as the presenting sponsor and Walt Disney World Resort as the official host of the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando. Nine Special Olympics athletes inspired and designed the logo.
Photo: Courtesy of Disney
The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games hosted a celebration ceremony at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort on Aug. 8 to unveil the event logo and announce Jersey Mike’s Subs as the presenting sponsor and Walt Disney World Resort as the official host of the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando. Nine Special Olympics athletes inspired and designed the logo.
Photo: Courtesy of Disney

 

Venue excellence

Representatives from State Farm Arena accept the 2019 Venue Excellence Award at International Association of Venue Managers VenueConnect Conference on July 22: Matt McClain, senior event manager; Chris Holdsworth, VP of program management; Trey Feazell, EVP arena programming; Brett Stefansson, EVP/GM; Geoffrey Stiles, VP, facilities and operations; and Pritchard Industries President Roland Hayden.
Photo: IAVM
Representatives from State Farm Arena accept the 2019 Venue Excellence Award at International Association of Venue Managers VenueConnect Conference on July 22: Matt McClain, senior event manager; Chris Holdsworth, VP of program management; Trey Feazell, EVP arena programming; Brett Stefansson, EVP/GM; Geoffrey Stiles, VP, facilities and operations; and Pritchard Industries President Roland Hayden.
Photo: IAVM
Representatives from State Farm Arena accept the 2019 Venue Excellence Award at International Association of Venue Managers VenueConnect Conference on July 22: Matt McClain, senior event manager; Chris Holdsworth, VP of program management; Trey Feazell, EVP arena programming; Brett Stefansson, EVP/GM; Geoffrey Stiles, VP, facilities and operations; and Pritchard Industries President Roland Hayden.
Photo: IAVM

 

 

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