Fathers And Sons Of All Ages Participated In Event Including Current and Retired NFL Players And Their Sons
Former Miami Dolphins and Miami Hurricanes Offensive Lineman Vernon Carey hosted the 2nd Annual Vernon Carey Foundation Father& Son Billiards Tournament Presented by DVS Collector Car Sales on Saturday, January 21st at the Billiard Club in Davie.
Some of the teams competing included current and retired NFL Players including Carey, Edgerrin James, Patrick Surtain, John Denney, Jerome McDougle and Marvin Minnis. Over 30 teams of Grandfathers, Fathers and Sons of all ages participated. Other Retired NFL players in attendance included Bryant McKinnie, Oronde Gadsden and Daryl Porter. First Place prize was (3) Two Day Park to Park Passes to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure in Orlando. Second Place Prize was a Royal Pig Pub Gift Basket with Gift Certificates. The event featured food, raffles and DJ Volume.
“We planned this event as a way for fathers and sons to spend time with their sons. I had fun with my two sons and the rest of the fathers participating told me how much they enjoyed this experience,” said Vernon Carey. The Vernon Carey Foundation will also be hosting their 2nd Annual Father & Daughter Dance.
The Vernon Carey Foundation creates programs and provides support to encourage the improvement of our youth. These programs are designed to enhance educational and recreational development and economic opportunities within the community. Money raised from the Tournament will fund the Foundation’s Programs including the Vernon Carey Foundation’s “One Step to A Brighter Future” Mentoring Program with Miami-Dade and Broward County Public Middle Schools, Back to School Sneaker Shopping Spree Event, Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway, Holiday Mall Shopping Spree and additional charitable contributions to Youth Athletics.