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Former University of North Texas and Baltimore Ravens Standout Linebacker, Zach Orr, to Deliver Keynote During The Salvation Army of Denton’s 2017 Annual Luncheon
FOX 4 Sports Director, Mike Doocy, to serve as Emcee
DENTON, Texas (March 29, 2017) – The Salvation Army of Denton will hold its 2017 annual luncheon, at the University of North Texas Apogee Stadium on Tuesday, April 18 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Former UNT standout linebacker, Zach Orr, will serve as keynote speaker. Orr, a native of Virginia, was signed by the Baltimore Ravens in 2014 after a successful career with the Mean Green, where he received numerous honors. Orr played only a few games in his first two seasons with the Ravens. However, in the 2016 season he became one of the most outstanding players for the team, starting all 15 games he played in the NFL. Orr recorded 132 tackles, three interceptions, and a forced fumble. He was named second-team All-Pro after the 2016 season. Orr announced his retirement from the NFL on January 20, 2017, after being diagnosed with a congenital neck/spine condition that brought his season and career to an abrupt end.
FOX 4 sports director, Mike Doocy will serve as emcee for the luncheon. Doocy, a graduate of the University of Iowa, worked for several radio and TV stations in the Midwest before becoming a lead sports anchor for FOX 4 Sports in 1994. He has covered some of the biggest sports stories in this region's history, including playoff runs by the Mavericks, Stars, Rangers and the Cowboys. Now the Sports Director for FOX 4, Doocy and his wife Ruth live in Carrollton.
Many people know him as the regular fill-in radio personality on The Ticket. Doocy has served many community organizations including March of Dimes, Living for Zachary, Citizens Development Center and Toys for Tots.
Funds raised from the annual luncheon helps The Salvation Army to continue to provide shelter for homeless men, women, and children in Denton, as well as free meals daily, clothing, groceries, and hygiene items for less fortunate members of the community. The center also provides spiritual counseling, financial aid and referral assistance.
Tickets for the event are $60 each and table sponsorships start at $1,000. For more information, call (940) 566-3800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.