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Calvin Johnson Foundation's Big Event Is Saturday In Atlanta

June 20, 2013

It’s appropriate that Calvin Johnson would host a a black tie event just a few hundred yards from Bobby Dodd Stadium, the place he set records and caught the attention of the college football universe.

Catching Dreams — the annual event hosted by the Calvin Johnson, Jr. Foundation — is Saturday night at the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center.

Tickets are available and can be purchased here.

Catching Dreams is, according to the foundation’s website, is a “Athlete Scholarship Extravaganza.”

The mission of the Calvin Johnson, Jr. Foundation is summarized here:

“To change the mindset of youth from struggle to survival, from poor self-esteem to excitment of life, from dependent thinking to goal-setting self-sufficiency, and from hopelessness to empowerment.”

So, what can you expect if you attend this wing-ding Saturday night? A VIP meet and greet; memorabilia; silent auction; live raffle, entertainment and more.

One of the highlights of the night is sure to be a special recognition of Megatron breaking the NFL’s single-season receiving record in 2012.

The auction begins at 6:30 p.m., and the program starts an hour later.

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