Chuck Tanner Awards Banquet

Sat. Nov 17, 2012 at 5:30pm EST
$180.00 - $1,800.00
all ages
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$180.00 - $1,800.00
all ages
Event Description
Chuck Tanner Awards Banquet

The Rotary Club of Pittsburgh will present the sixth annual Chuck Tanner Awards Banquet on Saturday November 17, 2012 at the Rivers Club in downtown Pittsburgh. The event honors the spirit of Chuck Tanner and his passion for baseball.

The event will feature the presentation of four major awards. Sean Casey will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award. Loren Torres of Point Park University will receive the Outstanding Collegiate Baseball Coach Award. The other awards will be for the Outstanding Major League Baseball Manager and the First Annual Tanner Memorial Award.

It will also feature a roast of former Pirate’s star catcher Manny Sanguillen by friends and team mates.

Everything begins with a cocktail reception at 5:30 pm. Erie native and nationally recognized celebrity sports artist Kevin-John will be creating a special limited edition work of art featuring Manny Sanguillen, which all attendees will receive. The unveiling of the art work will be at 6:00 pm, followed by a dinner and banquet at 6:30 pm. The Master of Ceremonies will be Paul Alexander of 93.7FM “The Fan” sports talk radio. There will be silent and live auctions with James Roddey, former Allegheny County Executive, acting as the auctioneer.

The event will help the Pittsburgh Rotary Club operations and Foundation to sustain the following programs:

• Annual High School Ethics Symposium
• Scholarships for graduating high school students
• Student of Distinction program
• Rotary Youth Leadership Awards program
• Monthly New Citizens Reception
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Venue Details
The Rivers Club 301 Grant St., One Oxford Centre, Suite 411
Pittsburgh, PA 15219