TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 10/4/17
From Press Release
The third annual Big12 Lacrosse Events Fall Invitational will be held on Sunday November 12 at Blandair Park Columbia, MD
The Big12 Fall Invitational will host teams in the 2019/18, 2020, and 2021 high school division. Big12 events are NCAA recruiting events attended by coaching staffs from NCAA DI, DII, DIII and NJCAA programs.
Proceeds from Big12 Lacrosse Events Fall Invitational will be donated to Big12’s fall partner, Brigance Brigade Foundation (http://www.brigancebrigade.org/). Brigance Brigade Foundation offers families with members suffering from ALS, support needed manage this devastating disease; significantly improving, those with the disease, quality of life.
O.J. Brigance, retired CFL and NFL player and current Senior Advisor to Player Engagement for the Baltimore Ravens, was diagnosed with ALS in 2007. Since that day, O.J. has been inspiring people with ALS across the country by courageously fighting his own battle while helping others in his situation. Never losing his passion and determination to live life to the fullest, O.J. works to overcome adversities using three key words: faith, focus and fortitude.
To date, Big12 Fall Invitational has raised over $22,000 for the Brigance Brigade Foundation and the event has inspired many of those attending the event to help fight the battle against this devastating disease.
“Fighting the battle against ALS, in near and dear to my heart as my father – Lynn Mayer – succumbed to the disease in 1999. Although ALS devastated his body, the support we were offered was transformation to his quality of life and to our family, his friends, his co-workers and his former student, says Kevin Mayer – Executive Director – Big12 Lacrosse Events…we are truly honored and humbled by the donations raised to date and the awareness garnered from the club lacrosse communities that have attended and contributed to our Fall event. It has also been truly special to witness OJ’s passion in helping others with ALS and the determination he brings to his foundation”
If you are interested is supporting the Battle for ALS you can offer support by visiting the Brigance Brigade Foundation site at the following link:
Those willing to offer support can write in Big12 Lacrosse to the comment area of the on-line support/donation form…and also offer addition comments about your interest in supporting our cause and the Big12 event.
Club Lacrosse programs interested in getting involved in Big12 Lacrosse Event fall and summer tournaments can visit Big12 Lacrosse Events website, www.Big12Lacrosse-Events.com or contact Kevin Mayer Executive Director (contact details below)
Big12 Invitational Attending Programs
Top Gun Clams
New Jersey Riot
C2C National Team
Big12 Lacrosse Events
10807 Falls Rd
Brooklandville, MD 21022
Big12 Lacrosse Events
Brigance Brigade Foundation
11350 McCormick Road
Executive Plaza I, Suite 105
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Phone: (410) 878-2030
For press inquiries, please contact:
Eve Hemsley Butt