HY-VEESanford Legends 2011 Lineup Announced

Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends has announced the following celebrities will be apart of the event coming June 7-21, 2011 in Sioux Falls.

(Sioux Falls, SD) – Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends has announced the following celebrities will be apart of the event coming June 7-21, 2011 in Sioux Falls.

  • Percy Harvin, Minnesota Vikings, Wide Receiver (Football – Banquet and Clinic)
  • Mike Schmidt, Retired, Hall of Famer, Philadelphia Phillies, Third Base (Baseball - Banquet and Clinic)
  • George “The Iceman” Gervin, Retired, Hall of Famer, Spurs/Bulls, Guard (Basketball - Banquet and Clinic)
  • Ben Leber, Free Agent, played last five years with Minnesota Vikings, Linebacker (Celebrity Football Camp Only)

Legends’ mission is to play a part in providing area youth with the tools and confidence to help them make the right decisions in life. To provide youth with the opportunity to experience the positive influence of sports, Legends provides an annual event where youth can gather for FREE specialized training in multiple sports.

The sessions are conducted by professional athletes and the region’s best college and high school coaches who have been recognized as positive role models on and off the field. Parents and coaches also participate in clinics designed to help them further understand their role as mentors, while sharpening their coaching skills.

The 2011 Legends events will take place between June 7-21. The schedule is as follows:

June 7-9 Legends Soccer Camp 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Kenny Anderson Park
June 9 Legends Banquet 5:30 –9:30 p.m. Ramkota Hotel & Conv. Ctr
June 10 Legends Soccer Clinic 9-11 a.m. Kenny Anderson Park
June 10 Legends Golf Tournament 9:30 a.m. Prairie Green/Willow Run/Spring Creek
June 10 Legends Football Clinic 1-3 p.m. Augustana College
June 10 Legends Baseball/Softball Clinic 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Kenny Anderson Park
June 10 Legends Volleyball Clinic 6-8 p.m. Washington High School
June 11 Legends Basketball Clinic 9-11 a.m. Washington High School
June 11 Legends Tennis Clinic 9-11 a.m. Washington High School
June 11 Legends Free Lunch 11 a.m. – Noon Washington High School
June 11 Legends Wrestling Clinic 12:30 – 2:30 pm Washington High School
June 18 Kid’s Triathlon 11 a.m. Augustana College Elmen Center
June 19 -21 Celebrity Football Camp 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Augustana College/Howard Wood 

Online Information and Registration
Legends - www.LegendsForKids.com
Celebrity Football Camp

Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends Event - Tradition of Giving Back (since merger)
2005 - $103,000
2006 - $130,000
2007 - $110,000
2008 - $120,000
2009 - $110,000
2010 - $105,000
TOTAL - $678,000


Contact:
Brad Coleman  |  Sioux Falls Region
605-351-3699  |  brad.coleman@sanfordhealth.org

Tim Stupka  |  Hy-Vee
605-310-6370 |  tstupka@hy-vee.com 

Kristy Masterson  |  Hy-Vee
605-334-7231 |  kmasterson@hy-vee.com