6th Annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic

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The Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Softball Classic, presented by East Commerce Solutions, Walmart, Xerox, and Amica Insurance, will take place on Sunday, August 6 at Dodd Stadium, located at 14 Stott Ave, Norwich, CT. This is the first time that this annual event has taken place in Connecticut. Tickets are available for purchase at www.ticketreturn.com/ or by calling 860-887-7962.Ticket prices range from $10 for grandstand seats to $40 for VIP tickets. VIP tickets include an all-you-can eat barbecue, an opportunity for autographs, a ticket to the game, and on-field access. The gates open at 10:30 am and first pitch is scheduled for 12:00 pm.

Grammy nominated singer/song writer and Rhode Island native Jeffrey Osborne will once again host this popular event, held for the last 5 years in Jeffrey’s birthplace, Rhode Island. The Softball Classic is followed by the All-Star Comedy Explosion featuring Cedric the Entertainer, Chris Tucker, Jeffrey Osborne and friends and the star-studded, Celebrity Classic golf event taking place August 7th at Foxwoods Resort & Casino and Lake of the Isles. The events support initiatives to bring music and arts back to public school systems as well as provide safe, enriching environments and services for families and children in need. To date, more than $750,000 has been distributed to Rhode Island non-profits that represent the organization’s mission. For the first time the Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic is being hosted in Connecticut, and it’s added the Boys & Girls Club of Hartford to its list of beneficiaries.

The Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Softball Classic line-up (scheduled to appear):

• Smokey Robinson, legendary R&B singer

• Chris Tucker, Actor, Comedian

• James Worthy, NBA legend

• Paul Pierce, Boston Celtics Legend

• Doc Rivers, LA Clippers Head Coach

• JB Smoove, Actor, Comedian

• Cedric the Entertainer, Actor, Comedian

• Claudia Jordan, Reality TV Star

• Ty Law, former New England Patriot

• Flex Alexander, Actor, Comedian, TV personality

• Shanice, R&B Singer

• Ozzie Smith, MLB Hall of Famer

• Andre Reed, Former NFL Player

• John Starks, NBA legend

• Gary Payton, NBA legend

• Eric Dickerson, NFL Hall of Famer

• Nisha and Seema Sadekar, professional golfers

• Dave Stewart, Former MLB Pitcher

• Jay Harris, ESPN anchor

• Sam Cassell, NBA Legend, current NBA Coach

• Eddie Levert, The O’Jays, R&B legend

• Norm Nixon, former NBA star and analyst

• Dondre and Salli Whitfield, actors

• Jermaine Wiggins, Former NE Patriot, Radio/TV personality

• Tony Collins, Former New England Patriot

• Roland James, Former New England Patriot

• Steve Grogan, Former New England Patriot

• Ronnie Lippett, Former New England Patriot

• Jon Williams, Former New England Patriot

• Joe Andruzi, Former New England Patriot

• Patrick Pass, Former New England Patriot

• Jim Harrick, former college basketball coach (UCLA, Pepperdine, URI and University of Georgia)

• Kevin Stacom, former NBA player

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