POST-EVENT RECAP: A great crowd turned out for the Second Annual Hoops and Hops for a Cure, held at Johnny Utah’s in New York City. Boomer and Carton manned the bar, and guests enjoyed some good food and drinks while socializing and watching the opening round of March Madness … not to mention taking turns on the mechanical bull! Check out the photo slideshow below.
Get your ticket today for the BEF Young Professionals Committee’s Second Annual Hoops and Hops for a Cure, combining a festive St. Patrick’s Day celebration with the excitement of March Madness!
This year, the event will be held at Johnny Utah’s, home of Manhattan’s original mechanical bull. The 6,000 square foot Johnny Utah’s is equipped with three projection screens, which will be showing the opening rounds of “March Madness,” the NCAA basketball tournament. The restaurant, located just steps from Rockefeller Center, also boasts an authentic Southwestern menu and an impressive cocktail list.
Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton, popular co-hosts on WFAN’s sports talk radio, will bartend at the event. Anyone giving Boomer and Carton a $100 tip will receive an autographed football! The event also will include an exciting raffle.
Proceeds benefit the Boomer Esiason Foundation and the cystic fibrosis community.
What: 2012 Hoops and Hops for a Cure
When: Thursday, March 15, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Johnny Utah’s (25 W 51st St, New York City)
Cost: $50 (includes open bar and appetizers provided by Johnny Utah’s)
For more information, contact Michaela Seccareccia at 646.292.7942 or firstname.lastname@example.org.