Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Bobcats sport tux and sneakers at gala

Bobcats Sports & Entertainment president and chief operating officer Fred Whitfield, Presbyterian Hospital president Mark Billings and Carolina News14’s sports director Mike Solarte hosted more than 500 guests at Time Warner Cable Arena on Saturday for the third annual "My Hero Gala" black tie fundraiser to support the Bobcats Youth Foundation and the Presbyterian Hospital Community Care Cruiser. The gala featured Bobcats players, coaches and executives in tuxedos and basketball shoes, with music by the Urban Guerilla Orchestra and a live auction. Awards were given out to education advocate and school volunteer Carlenia Ivory, healthcare provider Dr. Herbert Clegg and Bobcat Raymond Felton.