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New World Flood’s Battlefield Brawl kicks off Sunday

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New World Flood’s Battlefield Brawl kicks off Sunday

Lansing, MI – New World Flood, a local nonprofit organization, kicks off the 5th year of The Battlefield Brawl charity fundraiser, Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Marshall Park in Lansing, MI. Battlefield Brawl is a charity flag football tournament raising funds and awareness for kids battling life-threatening illnesses. Nine teams of average Janes and Joes will compete for the championship trophy with former professional and NCAA athletes like, Lauren Aitch and Drew Neitzel of MSU Basketball, Ryan Van Dyke and Brandon McKinney of the NFL, Actor Marty Klebba of the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise, DJ Alabama of 97.5 NOW FM, DJ Don Black of POWER 96.5 FM, Francesca Amiker, morning personality for WLNS TV6 and many more.

New World Flood Co-Founder Todd J. Duckett, former Michigan State University Football All-American and 2002 1st round draft pick of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and Justin Caine, owner of Good Fruit Video and childhood survivor of brain cancer, founded the charity event in 2010. This year’s beneficiary are the kids of The Oldham Project, a nonprofit organization offering families with children suffering from various cancers, as well as other life threatening illnesses, the opportunity to live a fantasy through portraiture.

“We take the field for the kids!”, states Duckett. The 7 on 7 flag football charity tournament is entirely run by volunteers. It is a family friendly event with fun outdoor activities for children sponsored by The Institution Fitness Center. Kickoff is approximately 11:00 a.m. Come out to Marshall Park to meet our athletes, notables, cheer on your favorite local team or get some great food to support children battling life-threatening illnesses.

To send contributions, volunteer or learn more about Battlefield Brawl, email us at brawl@newworldflood.org.

New World Flood is 501c3 nonprofit organization passionate about volunteerism, whose purpose is to flood the world with service. New World Flood provides motivational speaking, volunteer training, charity events and international relief efforts. Good Fruit Video, recently featured in the Greater Lansing Business Monthly Magazine, is a Lansing-based video production company specializing in high-quality, web-based videos.

For more information about The Battlefield Brawl or New World Flood, visit NewWorldFlood.org. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, find us on Google Plus, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube.

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Media Contact:
Bill D. Morris
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billmorris@newworldflood.org

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