An Evening of Champions
The Massasoit Community College Foundation and President Ray DiPasquale invite you to join us for the inaugural Evening of Champions benefiting the Marvelous Marvin Hagler Memorial Scholarship Fund at Massasoit.
Saturday, May 21, 2022
5:45 P.M. VIP Reception
6:00 P.M. Cocktails
7:00 P.M. Program
Massasoit Community College
Student Center, 1 Massasoit Boulevard
Tickets: $125 per person
VIP Reception with
Boston Celtic Legend Cedric Maxwell
Tickets include a beer and wine reception, hors d’oeuvres, food stations, carving stations, and there will be special offerings from the Brockton Beer Company.
Cocktail attire is recommended. There will be a wine pull and a silent auction for a one week stay in a two-bedroom beachfront condominium in St. Simons Island, Georgia. Sponsorship opportunities and program listing options are available. Award-winning journalist and broadcaster Jimmy Myers will be the evening’s emcee.
Planned with members of the Hagler family, this event will help keep his memory alive and ensure that his commitment to education through service and philanthropy is remembered. Mr. Hagler was a member of the Massasoit Board of Trustees and established the Marvelous Marvin Hagler Memorial Scholarship fund for our students many years ago.
Each year, we will honor an individual and organizational “Champion of Education” in the community. This year, we recognize The Boys & Girls Club of Metro South for their outstanding contributions to education and helping to change lives in our community.
About Marvelous Marvin Hagler
Marvelous Marvin Hagler was the undisputed world middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987. Throughout his career, he made 12 undisputed title defenses. Mr. Hagler also holds the highest number of knockouts of all middleweight champions at 78%. Within a period of six years and seven months, Mr. Hagler’s reign as undisputed middleweight champion is the second longest of the last century.
Keynote Speaker: Boston Celtic Legend Cedric Maxwell
The Boston Celtics’ top pick in the 1977 NBA Draft, Maxwell played eight seasons for the Celtics from 1977 through 1985. In 1979 and 1980, he led the NBA in field goal percentage, and he helped lead the Celtics to the NBA World Championship title in 1981 and 1984. He is currently a color analyst for the Celtics and hosts The Cedric Maxwell Podcast.
Emcee: Jimmy Myers
Jimmy Myers is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster who has worked as a reporter, news anchor, talk show host, and entertainer for over 30 years. Myers has worked on-air in major markets and national television. Myers began his broadcasting career in sports, but has been a news talk host as well since 2006.
About The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South
Through after-school, weekend, and summer camp programs Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South serves boys and girls ages 4 to 18 at their Brockton and Taunton Clubhouses, Camp Riverside, and at several extension sites throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South provides an affordable, accessible, safe, and enriching place where boys and girls can just be kids.