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Keith Brooking, Atlanta Falcon's Linebacker, to host a unique family event at Georgia Tech - Brooking's Backyard Reunion

Sept. 12, 2005

Atlanta, Georgia – As Keith Brooking prepares to tackle the football season, he is announcing an upcoming action packed, family event which will take place on Saturday, October 22nd from 3pm-7pm at the Georgia Tech football practice fields. The fundraising event will benefit the ongoing work of The Keith Brooking Children’s Foundation, the Atlanta Community Food Bank and the Atlanta Falcon’s Youth Foundation.

Brooking’s Backyard Reunion will include fun for the whole family; professional athletes and other celebrity guests will be on hand to sign autographs and take pictures with fans, a silent auction will include sports memorabilia, vacation packages and a variety of gift items for men, women and children. There will be interactive games for the children of all ages, a delicious meal, carnival treats, goodie bags, door prizes and much more!

“I am very excited about this family event. To add to the excitement, holding the event at Georgia Tech will be like going back home! I am grateful for the support the metro Atlanta community has given to my foundation over the past two years. There will be plenty of fun at this event for sports fans and supporters of my foundation.” – Keith Brooking.

The focus of the Keith Brooking Children’s Foundation is foster children and the organizations that serve them. The foundation has awarded over $100,000 in grant monies since Feb 2004 and offers a variety of supportive programs for all children. “Mr. Brooking is “hands on” in all aspects of the work of the foundation. He is passionate about the work of his foundation and is sincere in his desire to make a positive difference in the lives of children.” – Gina Weathersby, foundation Executive Director.

For additional details or to purchase tickets, visit the foundation website at www.keithbrookingfoundation.org or contact Gina Weathersby at 770-683-4377.

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