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Youth Extravaganza Lionman roared on the New Orleans Arena – Fun and excitement for the whole family on November 21, 2007

Youth Extravaganza Lionman roared on the New Orleans Arena – Fun and excitement for the whole family on November 21, 2007

New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) November 16, 2007

Lionman Foundation has teamed up with the Hornets in New Orleans to present the first ever Youth Extravaganza Lionman to Arena New Orleans November 21, 2007, the day before Thanksgiving, 08:30-17:00 The only festival in New Orleans created exclusively for children 12 and under, the Extravaganza promises to be a day the children New Orleans will not forget. And to top it off, the first thousand lucky participants will receive a free ticket to the Pacers vs. Hornets game at 7:00 p.m. that evening.

Jam-packed with fun and excitement, the Extravaganza will feature loads of fun safe family, including space walks, climbing walls, trains, face painting and a competition beauty. Hornets player Chris Paul of the NBA, with the bees and Hugo the Hornet will sign autographs and take pictures with children and the Saints Hall of Fame Joe Johnson of the Foundation Built to last, will be presented to craft, pass and kick station.

There will also be demonstrations of other various performances taking place throughout the day including cheerleading, Stomp, and martial arts demonstrations. And to help children stay healthy, personal trainer Steve Harvey’s, aka “The Queen of Fitness,” Dawn Strozier will be an exhibition on health and fitness where parents can get information on maintaining size of a child and in good health and children can learn fun ways to stay fit. In addition, compare the characters of television shows popular with children who are in and around the arena to take photos with children. The Youth Extravaganza Lionman all the promises of this release and many more activities geared towards children and their families.

In addition, the Lionman A-1 Drill Team will perform at halftime during the Hornets vs. Pacers game after the Extravaganza. Composed of hundreds of children over 30 public schools in New Orleans, the A-1 Drill Team is one of the various components of Lionman “1000 Ray of Light” program. Last summer, the A-1 Drill Team wowed the Essence Festival with their impressive moves in sync, and because of the positive response to their performance, we decided to get children back Lionman Youth Extravaganza.

Sept-time, the United States Karate Alliance World Champion and International Karate Hall of Fame Master Eric O’Neal created the Lionman “1000 Ray of Light” program to improve the lives of children in New Orleans through education and self-discipline. “Our objective in the wake of Hurricane Katrina is to help recovery efforts in New Orleans public school system,” O’Neal said Master. “The purpose of the light beams ‘1000 Lionman program to elevate the minds of children from New Orleans and empower them through education and in school and extracurricular activities. It takes a village to raise a child. We are working to create this village for keep off the streets and out of trouble. “

Lionman Youth Extravaganza will be held at Arena in New Orleans, Home of the Hornet, located at 1501 Girod Street in New Orleans. Event admission is $ 20.00, which includes all activities.

Lionman About the Foundation:

Founded in 2000, the Foundation Lionman is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit whose mission is to enable young people to New Orleans by promoting self-confidence, self discipline and self-respect. Our motto is that every child can be strong, confident and successful!

For more information on the Youth Extravaganza Lionman, call (504) 244-8395.

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(504) 258-7773


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