San Diego Sockers and Indoor Soccer Super Star, Kraig Chiles will be honored as “SPORTS Man of the Year” at the 9th annual “A Taste 4 SPORTS” June 2, 2016 at the San Diego Hall of Champions (2131 Pan American Plaza) benefiting SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes. Basketball Hall of Famer, Bill Walton and Mad Mike from MTV’s “Pimp My Ride” will also be attending. See more at http://www.taste4sports.com
prReach -- Widely acclaimed as one of the greatest indoor soccer players, Poway home boy Kraig Chiles will be honored as “SPORTS Man of the Year” at the 9th annual A Taste 4 SPORTS on June 2, 2016 from 6-9pm at the San Diego Hall of Champions benefiting SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes. A Taste 4 SPORTS celebrates America’s favorite pastimes: sports, eating, listening to music, helping others and shopping www.Taste4Sports.com
"This is a crucial time for S4EA our goal is to raise $60,000.00 to continue providing sports programs for exceptional athletes of all income levels,” states Walter Jackson, Executive Director, Sports 4 Exceptional Athletes.
Attendees will get to mix and mingle with “SPORTS Man of the Year” Kraig Chiles, Basketball Hall of Famer, Bill Walton and Mad Mike from the MTV classic, “Pimp My Ride”. A Taste 4 SPORTS features fabulous signature dishes and libations from over twenty-five San Diego restaurants including Pick Up Stix, Park House Eatery, Slaters 50/50, breweries and wineries and the “Sensational Silent Auction” with trips, autographed sports memorabilia, gift baskets and much more. The critically acclaimed Steph Johnson Trio will be playing Latin jazz throughout the evening. Tickets are $60.00 per person inclusive of food and drink. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.Taste4SPORTS.com or call 858-565-7432.
Proceeds from A Taste 4 SPORTS will help provide over 24 sports programs each season throughout San Diego County. Summer sports programs include: cycling, soccer, softball, bocce, ice skating, golf, walking, and swimming for athletes with and without developmental disabilities throughout San Diego. To Donate, Purchase Tickets for A Taste 4 SPORTS or Volunteer visit www.S4EA.org. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics “Sports Participation Enhances The Psychological Well Being Of Children With Disabilities By Forming Friendships, Developing Confidence, Compassion And Self-Identity”.
Chiles encourages everyone to go outside and play. He believes that sports bring people together, helping each other be the best they can be while creating bonds of friendship that shape and build their lives. He continues by says that he loves playing soccer and it has given him amazing opportunities to learn and grow. But most importantly he has been able to share hi love for the game with exceptional athletes everywhere.
The purpose of SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes is to create enhanced opportunities for people with and without disabilities to interact and form lasting bonds of friendship through shared sports activities in their community. S4EA sports programs help athletes relate to each other without stereotypes.
For more information on A Taste 4 SPORTS and SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes visit www.Taste4Sports.com, www.S4EA.org or call 858-565-7432.