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Third Annual Celebrity Bartending Night For Charity

The David DeJesus Family Foundation is hosting a bartending night to generate funds for charity.

What: David DeJesus Family Foundation to Host Celebrity Bartending Night Presented by Issues Concerning Athletes

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 (9-11 p.m.)

Where: American Junkie Bar (4363 N 75th St, Scottsdale AZ, 85255)

The David DeJesus Family Foundation (DDFF), a charitable organization that provides comfort and aid to families in crisis who suffer from illness, poverty or disaster and lack access to basic human needs, will host the third annual “Celebrity Bartending Night” on March 20 in conjunction with Issues Concerning Athletes, a real estate venture which targets professional athletes and MiCamp Merchant Services.

“We are excited to raise funds to support our mission from this fun event,” said David DeJesus. “My wife Kim and I started the David DeJesus Family Foundation and are excited to be continuing its growth here in Arizona. My teammates and fellow ball players will be at American Junkie tending bar with all proceeds benefiting families who need comfort and aid, and are looking forward to being a part of this celebrity charity work event.”

The event is scheduled to feature professional baseball players, Adam Eaton, Javy Guerra, David Hernandez, Casey Kelly, George Kontos, Wade Miley, Anthony Rizzo and others tending bar. General Admission tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $50 per person for the event. Tickets include mingling with celebrity bartenders and a hosted bar. VIP tickets are $150 and include a pre-party cocktail hour (8-9PM) with food and a private mix and mingle with the players as they learn how to bartend.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.

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