The 37th Annual March of Dimes Mercy Sports Headliner Banquet
Every year, the March of Dimes holds the banquet to honor athletes, coaches and teams who have taken center stage and brought national attention to the state of Oklahoma. The success of the event helps the March of Dimes continue to successfully save babies lives. The money raised goes to funding March of Dimes programs helping premature babies, newborns with birth defects and research to prevent infant mortality.
Joining Mercy Hospital in event sponsorship is Gold Sponsor, Bank of Oklahoma. John Higginbotham, President, Bank of Oklahoma – Oklahoma City, will be presenting the Headliner Special Award to Oklahoma City Thunder General Manager, Sam Presti. Silver sponsors for the evening include: Cox Business, First Fidelity Bank, RCB Bank, and AT&T.
Host for the event will be host of CBS Sports, Greg Gumbel. Gumbel’s ties to March of Dimes run deep as a served as a member of the March of Dimes Board of Trustees for ten years. Joining Gumbel will be Sports Animal radio personality Jim Traber.
Other award winners in attendance will be Allan Trimble, Jenks High School, Matt Donovan, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Spencer Tillman, CBS Sports and many others. Gumbel and award winners in attendance will be available for interviews at a special reception for media and sponsors beginning at 6 p.m.
To purchase tickets or information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact the March of Dimes office at(405) 943-1025 or firstname.lastname@example.org