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SPARTAN STADIUM NAMES NATALIE CUMMINS MEDIA RELATIONS INTERN FOR THE 33RD ANNUAL CHARLIE WEDEMEYER YOUTH CLASSIC
COMMUNICATIONS MAJOR FROM SANTA CLARA JOINS THE TEAM FOR THE 2007 YOUTH CLASSIC
Spartan Stadium named Natalie Cummins Media Relations Intern for the 2007 Charlie Wedemeyer All-Star football game.
“Natalie has been a great asset to the Spartan Stadium staff,” said Ryan Lester, Marketing Manager for Spartan Stadium / Global-Spectrum. “Natalie did a fantastic job during the US vs. China soccer match at Spartan Stadium, and will now lead the efforts for the 2007 Youth Classic.”
Cummins, a Southern California resident focusing in on her senior year at Santa Clara University will oversee, plan, implement, and evaluate all media relations efforts for the 33rd Annual High School All Star Football Game. Cummins, will field media enquiries, prepare all press releases, and work with local media in conjunction with the game.
“I am ecstatic and honored to have been given such a great opportunity,” said Natalie. “Throughout the next few weeks I will be dedicated to establishing close relations with the print and broadcast media in efforts to heighten awareness within the surrounding Bay Area communities.”
Prior to joining the Spartan Stadium staff, Cummins held various positions within the Santa Clara University Center for Student Leadership. Cummins currently holds the position of Director of Activities and Programming for the 2007-2008 academic school year.
When asked what she would like to take away from this experience, she replies with “This opportunity gives me the chance to see how the sports aspect of the entertainment industry works,” said Cummins “It’s a great chance for me to learn about how the media operates, and if this is something that I wish to pursue as a career in the future.”
Cummins, will work closely with Spartan Stadium / Global Spectrum Marketing Manager Ryan Lester, in bringing new entertainment to the game as well as establishing a strong media presence leading up to the game.
The Charlie Wedemeyer All-Star game will take place on July 18th at Spartan Stadium. Tickets for the 33rd Annual Youth Classic All-Star Football Game are $15. All proceeds from the game will benefit the Charlie Wedemeyer Family Outreach Program and other local charities. For more information about this event, visit www.youthclassic.org.
The Almaden Valley Rotary Club, charted in 1969, is composed of a wide cross section of men and women involved in local businesses and professions. The club has fellowship meetings every Friday regarding interesting and informative programs dealing with topics of local and global importance. In addition, they sponsor a variety of youth programs and activities in Santa Clara Valley. The Almaden Valley Rotary Club is a member of Rotary District 5170, comprised of 60 clubs with approximately 4,000 members. For more information, call (408) 268-7196 or visit www.almadenvalleyrotary.org.
Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) is the fastest growing venue management firm in the world with more than 60 facilities throughout the United States and Canada. The Philadelphia-based company is part of one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment firm Comcast-Spectacor, which also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association, the Philadelphia Phantoms of the American Hockey League, Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, a regional sports programming network, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, and Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company. In a partnership with Disson Skating, Comcast-Spectacor televises 10 ice skating extravaganzas annually on NBC-TV.