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Faces and Places

Run, Gritizens, run!

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty leads runners over the finish line to complete the first Gritty 5K Driven by AAA on Oct. 13 in Philadelphia. About 3,000 Gritty fanatics wore their finest orange and fur as they walked and ran from the Wells Fargo Center Complex through the scenic Navy Yard and back. Funds raised from the Gritty 5K benefited Flyers Charities.
Photo: Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty leads runners over the finish line to complete the first Gritty 5K Driven by AAA on Oct. 13 in Philadelphia. About 3,000 Gritty fanatics wore their finest orange and fur as they walked and ran from the Wells Fargo Center Complex through the scenic Navy Yard and back. Funds raised from the Gritty 5K benefited Flyers Charities.
Photo: Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty leads runners over the finish line to complete the first Gritty 5K Driven by AAA on Oct. 13 in Philadelphia. About 3,000 Gritty fanatics wore their finest orange and fur as they walked and ran from the Wells Fargo Center Complex through the scenic Navy Yard and back. Funds raised from the Gritty 5K benefited Flyers Charities.
Photo: Philadelphia Flyers

 

(Em)powered

Proskauer senior partner Brad Ruskin and Student Leadership Network founder and President Ann Tisch shared the red carpet at the network’s 13th annual (Em)Power Breakfast on Oct. 10 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Ruskin received “The Man We Love” honor at the event.
Photo: Jemal Countess / Getty Images
Proskauer senior partner Brad Ruskin and Student Leadership Network founder and President Ann Tisch shared the red carpet at the network’s 13th annual (Em)Power Breakfast on Oct. 10 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Ruskin received “The Man We Love” honor at the event.
Photo: Jemal Countess / Getty Images
Proskauer senior partner Brad Ruskin and Student Leadership Network founder and President Ann Tisch shared the red carpet at the network’s 13th annual (Em)Power Breakfast on Oct. 10 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Ruskin received “The Man We Love” honor at the event.
Photo: Jemal Countess / Getty Images

 

PeacePlayers meetup

From the PeacePlayers reception following the organization’s first board meeting of fiscal year 2020 on Oct. 7 at Nike NYHQ offices: Three of Nike’s Global Community Impact team — Lauren Sills (back row, far left), senior manager of global community impact; Matthew Geschke (back row, far right), senior director, social and community impact, North America; and Kelsey Moore (front row, far right), North America community impact manager, alongside the PeacePlayers Brooklyn program girls team and their coach.
Photo: Courtesy PeacePlayers
From the PeacePlayers reception following the organization’s first board meeting of fiscal year 2020 on Oct. 7 at Nike NYHQ offices: Three of Nike’s Global Community Impact team — Lauren Sills (back row, far left), senior manager of global community impact; Matthew Geschke (back row, far right), senior director, social and community impact, North America; and Kelsey Moore (front row, far right), North America community impact manager, alongside the PeacePlayers Brooklyn program girls team and their coach.
Photo: Courtesy PeacePlayers
From the PeacePlayers reception following the organization’s first board meeting of fiscal year 2020 on Oct. 7 at Nike NYHQ offices: Three of Nike’s Global Community Impact team — Lauren Sills (back row, far left), senior manager of global community impact; Matthew Geschke (back row, far right), senior director, social and community impact, North America; and Kelsey Moore (front row, far right), North America community impact manager, alongside the PeacePlayers Brooklyn program girls team and their coach.
Photo: Courtesy PeacePlayers

 

Her time to play

An all-female G League referee crew worked the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Blue and White Scrimmage on Oct. 6 at the Thunder ION Edmond powered by OU Medicine. The crew posed for a photo with the female Thunder youth basketball coaches ahead of the “Her Time To Play” Clinic. From left: Ta’Kesha Watson, Justina Coriz, Jenna Reneau, Angelica Suffren, Blanca Burns, Carson Holland, Holly Holland and I’mani Davis.
Photo: Oklahoma City Thunder
An all-female G League referee crew worked the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Blue and White Scrimmage on Oct. 6 at the Thunder ION Edmond powered by OU Medicine. The crew posed for a photo with the female Thunder youth basketball coaches ahead of the “Her Time To Play” Clinic. From left: Ta’Kesha Watson, Justina Coriz, Jenna Reneau, Angelica Suffren, Blanca Burns, Carson Holland, Holly Holland and I’mani Davis.
Photo: Oklahoma City Thunder
An all-female G League referee crew worked the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Blue and White Scrimmage on Oct. 6 at the Thunder ION Edmond powered by OU Medicine. The crew posed for a photo with the female Thunder youth basketball coaches ahead of the “Her Time To Play” Clinic. From left: Ta’Kesha Watson, Justina Coriz, Jenna Reneau, Angelica Suffren, Blanca Burns, Carson Holland, Holly Holland and I’mani Davis.
Photo: Oklahoma City Thunder

 

National Youth Sports Strategy

Pat LaFontaine, hockey hall of famer and National Fitness Foundation board member; Alex Azar, U.S. secretary of health and human services; and Ivanka Trump, adviser and daughter of President Donald Trump, met with youth hockey participants on the ice at Fort DuPont Ice Arena last month in Washington, D.C., for the launch of the new National Youth Sports Strategy public health policy.
Photo: Courtesy of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Pat LaFontaine, hockey hall of famer and National Fitness Foundation board member; Alex Azar, U.S. secretary of health and human services; and Ivanka Trump, adviser and daughter of President Donald Trump, met with youth hockey participants on the ice at Fort DuPont Ice Arena last month in Washington, D.C., for the launch of the new National Youth Sports Strategy public health policy.
Photo: Courtesy of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Pat LaFontaine, hockey hall of famer and National Fitness Foundation board member; Alex Azar, U.S. secretary of health and human services; and Ivanka Trump, adviser and daughter of President Donald Trump, met with youth hockey participants on the ice at Fort DuPont Ice Arena last month in Washington, D.C., for the launch of the new National Youth Sports Strategy public health policy.
Photo: Courtesy of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

Great sports legends

From the Legends Reception during the 34th annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis at The Hilton Midtown on Oct. 7 in New York City: (back row) Matt Biondi, Wladimir Klitschko, Chase Utley, Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard, Ed Reed, Meghan Duggan, Cris Collinsworth, Cristian Vieri. (Front row) Dr. Barth Green, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, Marc Buoniconti and U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin from Rhode Island.
Photo: Bryan Bedder / Getty Images for The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis
From the Legends Reception during the 34th annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis at The Hilton Midtown on Oct. 7 in New York City: (back row) Matt Biondi, Wladimir Klitschko, Chase Utley, Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard, Ed Reed, Meghan Duggan, Cris Collinsworth, Cristian Vieri. (Front row) Dr. Barth Green, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, Marc Buoniconti and U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin from Rhode Island.
Photo: Bryan Bedder / Getty Images for The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis
From the Legends Reception during the 34th annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis at The Hilton Midtown on Oct. 7 in New York City: (back row) Matt Biondi, Wladimir Klitschko, Chase Utley, Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard, Ed Reed, Meghan Duggan, Cris Collinsworth, Cristian Vieri. (Front row) Dr. Barth Green, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, Marc Buoniconti and U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin from Rhode Island.
Photo: Bryan Bedder / Getty Images for The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis

 

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