HyVee Sanford Legends 2012 Lineup Announced

HyVee and Sanford Legends has announced the following celebrities will be a part of the event coming June 12-26, 2012

Legends Logo•    Thurman Thomas, Retired, Buffalo Bills, Running Back (Football – Banquet and Clinic)
•    Jack Morris, Retired, Detroit Tigers/Minnesota Twins, Pitcher (Baseball - Banquet and Clinic)
•    Clyde “The Glide” Drexler, Retired, Hall of Famer, Portland Trail Blazers/Houston Rockets, Guard (Basketball - Banquet and Clinic)
•    Chad Greenway, Minnesota Vikings, Linebacker (Football – Banquet and Clinic)
•    Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos, Wide Receiver (Football – Celebrity Football Camp Only)
•    Ashley Hardee, University of North Dakota, Head Volleyball Coach (Volleyball – Banquet and Clinic) 

Legends Chad Greenway Legends Clyde Drexler Legends Jack Morris

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 2012 Legends events will take place between June 12-26. The schedule is as follows: 

June 12-14 Legends Soccer Camp 9 am-4 pm TBD
June 13 Legends Track & Field Clinic 6 pm-8 pm USF Field (69th & Cliff)
June 14 Legends Banquet 5:30-9:30 pm Ramkota Hotel & Conv. Ctr.
June 15 Legends Soccer Clinic 9-11 am TBD
June 15 Legends Golf Tournament 9:30 am Prairie Green/Willow Run/Spring Creek
June 15 Legends Football Clinic 1-3 pm Augustana College
June 15 Legends Baseball/Softball Clinic 3:30-5:30 pm TBD
June 15 Legends Volleyball Clinic 6-8 pm TBD
June 16 Legends Basketball Clinic 9-11 am TBD
June 16 Legends Tennis Clinic 9-11 am TBD
June 16 Legends Free Lunch 11 am-Noon TBD
June 16 Legends Wrestling Clinic 12:30-2:30 pm TBD
June 16 Kid's Triathlon 9 am Augustana College Elmen Center
June 24-26 Celebrity Football Camp 9 am-4 pm Augustana College/Riverdale Park

Online information and registration:
•    Legends www.LegendsForKids.com
•    Celebrity Football Camp www.sanfordhealth.org  Keyword:  Football Camp
•    Celebrity Soccer Camp www.dakotaalliancesoccer.com

Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends Event - Tradition of Giving Back (since merger - 2005):
2005        $103,000
2006        $130,000
2007        $110,000
2008        $120,000
2009        $110,000
2010        $105,000
2011        $135,000
Total        $813,000