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Yank Barry to Receive the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award in Las Vegas

July 24, 2015

MEDIA ALERT: Yank Barry to receive the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award from the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame
July 24, 2015 / Las Vegas, NV

Who: Philanthropist and Founder of Global Village Champions Foundation Yank Barry will be honored along with an epic 2015 Class of Inductees including Muhammad Ali, Lennox Lewis, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Marco Antonio Barrera and Felix Trinidad, among other boxing legends.

What: Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF) Induction Ceremony and Gala

When and Where: Friday, August 7, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at a Caesars Entertainment Property,
The LINQ Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV (Invitation Only Private Affair)

Saturday, August 8, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at the Palace Ballroom at
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV (Induction Ceremony and Gala)

Yank Barry, Founder of Global Village Champions Foundation and three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, is slated to receive the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for his ongoing efforts to save lives and for his philanthropic 25-year partnership with boxing’s Greatest, Muhammad Ali. A private affair will take place on August 7, 2015 at The LINQ, and The Epic 2015 Induction Ceremony and Gala will be held at Caesars Palace on August 8, 2015. Barry will be recognized both evenings for his human rights heroism and valiant efforts which include feeding 1 Billion people and counting worldwide.

Learn more about Global Village Champions Foundation: http://www.gogvc.com

About Global Village Champions Foundation: Global Village Champions Foundation, which was established in 1995, strives to become the undisputed world leader in private humanitarian delivery of nutrition to needy persons across the globe while sustaining human life and helping to eradicate hunger from the face of the earth. With the help of donors and notable figures such as Muhammad Ali, Gary US Bonds and Evander Holyfield, the non-profit has succeeded in providing desperately needed food to the hungry worldwide. The charity expanded its mission to include rescuing refugees who fled to Bulgaria to escape the ongoing Syrian war crisis.
There will be a NVBHOF Boxing Legends Memorabilia Exhibit on display on Friday and Saturday with a special attraction featuring world-renowned artist NICOLOSI unveiling a magnificent piece for auction to benefit the charitable causes.

To purchase tickets and for more information, please see http://www.nvbhof.com

MEDIA CONTACTS:
For Global Village Champions Foundation:
AUDRA MC MURRAY, Global Village Champions Foundation Director of Marketing and Communications
Tel: (941) 524-1484
audra@globalvillagechampions.org
www.gogvc.com

For Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame:
MICHELLE CORRALES-LEWIS, Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Chief Operating Officer
Tel: (702) 445-0440
michelle@nvbhof.com
www.nvbhof.com

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