Ed Block Courage Award Foundation Holds Annual Mini-Golf Day

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The Ed Block Courage Award Foundation hosted more than 200 people on Saturday for their annual Mini Golf Day at Perry hall Mini Golf on East Joppa Road.

Fans were treated to a wonderful fun-filled afternoon of golf, music and food all to raise money to putt away child abuse.

Local media personalities – including myself – joined golfers as they took to the links, showing why we write or talk about sports instead of playing them.

Some of the local media members on hand were WJZ TV sportscaster Mark Viviano, PressBox football beat writer Joe Platania, 105.7 the Fan’s Jeremy Conn and WNST’s Ryan Chell.

Many of the sponsors of the event were local businesses, emphasizing the importance of the involving the community in the foundation’s efforts to raise money to overcome child abuse.

“It’s a huge part,” said Paul Mittermeier, director of communications for the foundation. “This is a good chance for local businesses to come and bring everybody together, have a good time and do something for a really good cause.”

The Ed Block Courage Award Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of abused, neglected and at-risk children and ending the cycle of abuse.  The purpose is to raise awareness and prevention of child abuse.  That objective is coupled with the Foundation’s commitment to celebrating players of inspiration in the NFL.

Each year, the Ed Block Courage Awards honors those National Football League players who exemplify commitments to the principles of sportsmanship and courage. This award is unique in that the recipients are selected solely by a vote of their teammates. Every fall all thirty-two teams conduct a vote, which results in each team selecting their Ed Block Courage Award recipient for the year.

I have had the honor of covering this great foundation for the past few years and I can truly say what they do for the community is incredible.

My putting, on the other hand, leaves much to be desired.

 

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Brian Bower is avid football fan who was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Brian has covered the Baltimore Ravens and NFL player positives in the community for the past two years for FootballNewsNow.com. His work has been featured on NFL.com and ESPN blogs. He is also a regular guest...more

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