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Maryland Restaurateur, Sports Celebs Raise Over $300K for Charity
Date:9/30/2008

BALTIMORE, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite economic woes, restaurateur Steve de Castro, along with noted Baltimore-area sports figures, have raised $311K to find a cure for blood-related cancers at the Ruth's Chris Steak House Sizzling Celebrity Golf Classic. Funds raised benefit the Maryland Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org).

Started by de Castro after witnessing a friend's daughter battle Leukemia, the annual golf classic has raised more than $2.2 million since its inception in 1997. It is one of de Castro's many corporate philanthropy initiatives.

This year more than 30 sports and entertainment figures joined de Castro to tee-off at Chestnut Ridge Country Club in Lutherville, Md. Among them were:

-- NFL Players:

-- Larry Brown (Washington Redskins, retired)

-- Ed Reed (Baltimore Ravens)

-- Mark Clayton (Baltimore Ravens)

-- Corey Ivy (Baltimore Ravens)

-- Michael McCrary (Baltimore Ravens, retired)

-- Jonathan Ogden (Baltimore Ravens, retired)

-- Daniel Wilcox (Baltimore Ravens)

-- Local Sports Notables:

-- Tom Matte (Baltimore Colts, retired)

-- Scott McGregor (Baltimore Orioles, retired)

-- Jimmy Patsos (Loyola College basketball coach)

-- Tony Seaman (Towson University men's lacrosse coach)

-- Media personalities:

-- Anita Marks (ESPN, 1300-AM)

-- Drew Forrester (WNST, 1570-AM)

-- Brent Harris (Comcast Sportsnet)

-- Scott Garceau (ABC, WMAR-TV)

-- Don Scott (CBS, WJZ-TV)

The event continued into the evening with an after-party at downtown Baltimore's hottest upscale nightclub, Havana Club. De Castro and ESPN radio host Anita Marks co-emceed the post-party as more than 200 guests enjoyed a cocktail reception, dinner, open bar, and live sports and entertainment auctions. Items auctioned included: a nine-day trip to Australia with tours and wine tastings; a signed and framed jersey of NFL legend, Brett Favre; a trip for two to the 2009 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles; and a 3.07kt diamond bracelet.

The night concluded with the announcement of golf classic winners: First place went to The Hess Collection Winery; second place went to Skyy Vodka; and third place went to 1st Financial Resources.

About Ruth's Chris Steak House

Always classy, but never fussy, Ruth's Chris Steak House is the world's number one USDA prime grade steak house. Expect nothing less than an extraordinary meal and first-class service. Ruth's Chris Steak House serves only the finest -- never frozen -- corn-fed beef that's seared to perfection at 1800 degrees and sizzles as it's served on a 500-degree plate.
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