NY Jet Brandon Moore, NY Giant Chris Snee and NFL Hall-of-Famer Harry Carson among Honorees
Former NY Jet Joe Namath and Current NY Giant Victor Cruz Among Players Expected to Attend
The 19th Annual Gridiron Gala, supporting United Way-led initiatives that benefit New York City’s most vulnerable children and youth, will be held on May 15, 2012. Sponsored by the New York Jets, the Super Bowl XLVI champion New York Giants, and United Way of New York City, the event will honor current players Brandon Moore and Chris Snee with the Hometown Hero award to recognize their service to the community and retired NY Giant Harry Carson with the MVP Award, which recognizes his lifetime achievement.
Tuesday, May 15, 20126:00 PM: VIP and General Receptions
7:00 PM: Dinner and Awards Presentation
WHERE: Grand Ballroom, Waldorf-Astoria (Park Avenue and 50th Street)
WHO: The Gridiron Gala draws more than 1,000 of New York’s leading corporate and community leaders, current and former New York Giants and New York Jets players and legends.
The 2012 Honorees - Hometown Heroes: Brandon Moore, Guard, New York Jets and Chris Snee, Guard, New York Giants
MVP Award: Harry D. Carson, 231st Member, Pro Football Hall of Fame
Community Quarterbacks: Richard D. Hong, Vice President, Global Brand & Marketing, MetLife and Raymond Quartararo, International Director, Jones Lang LaSalle.
Players Expected to Attend:
Current Players (Jets):Mike DeVito
Current Players (Giants):Will Beaty
Former Players (Jets):Ted Banker
Former Players (Giants):Erich Barnes