New York, NY (MANTRA MEDIA/ PLATFORM MEDIA GROUP) - Big Tigger, co-host of BET's 106th & Park and BET Style
and host of the internationally syndicated radio program, 'Live In the Den with Big Tigger' receives an A-list of celebrity support for Big Tigger's 5th Annual Celebrity Classic to be held Thursday, June 15th- Sunday, June 18th in Washington, DC. The annual event presented by Big Tigger's Street Corner Foundation Inc. is designed to raise funds for and heighten public awareness of HIV/AIDS.
A highlight of the celebrity weekend is the popular All Star Celebrity Basketball Game held Saturday June 17 in Washington D.C. Celebrities such as Angel Conwell (Actress), Anthony Anderson (Actor), Anthony Henry (Cowboys), Antonio Daniels (Wizards), Anwan 'Big G' Glover (Actor), Avant (R&B), Big Tigger (BET), Brian McKnight (R&B), Carl Payne (Actor), Carmelo Anthony (Nuggets), Champ Bailey (Broncos), Chucky Thompson (Producer), Clifton Powell (Actor), Clinton Portis (Redskins), Cousin Jeff (BET), Darren Sharper (Vikings), Daron (112), Deon Grant (Jaguars), EJ Henderson (Vikings), Floetry (R&B), Gary Payton (Heat), Gilbert Arenas (Wizards), Hill Harper (Actor), Hydeia Broadbent (HIV/AIDS Activist), Jamie Sharper (Seahawks), Jason Campbell (Redskins), Jerry Porter (Raiders), Jurnee Smollett (Actress), Kenyon Martin (Nuggets), Kerry Rhodes (Jets), Larry Hughes (Wizards), Lil' Mo (R&B), Lyfe (R&B), Melyssa Ford (BET Personality), Mike (112), Mike Phillips (Saxophonist), Q Quinnes Parker (112), Ray J (R&B/BET), Reggie Bush (USC/NFL), Rockmond Dunbar (Actor), Shamba Mitchell (Boxer), Shawne Merriman (Chargers), Slim (112), Steve Francis – (Knicks), Steve Harvey (Actor/Radio), Tank (R&B), Terrell Owens (Eagles), Toccara Jones (Actress/Model), Tommy Davidson (Comedienne), Victor Hobson (Jets), Vivica A. Fox (Actress), Warren Sapp (Raiders)
In its fifth season, Big Tigger's 5th Annual Celebrity Classic will include supporting events such as Youth Sports Festival, Celebrity Panel Discussion, Cocktail Party & Silent Auction, Pre Party Testing Initiative, Sponsors VIP Luncheon, WPGC Block party and host celebrity parties.
Presented by the Street Corner Foundation, Inc. the goal of the celebrity weekend is to distribute a minimum $50,000 worth of grants and donations to deserving grassroots charitable organizations including Pediatric AIDS/HIV Care and Metro TeenAIDS. Generous sponsors of Big Tigger's 5th Annual Celebrity Classic include AUDI/Volkswagen, American Airlines, BET Rap It Up, Brand Jordan, Head Gear, Hpnotiq, Vitamin Water, New Era Cap, Amerigroup Corporation, NABB and Downtown Locker Room.