Indianapolis Colts' Antoine Bethea Hosts "Playmaker" Mixer To Benefit Safe Coverage Foundation

Top Quote Colts' 2X Pro Bowler Antoine Bethea hosts Indy's top playmakers at mixer to celebrate launch of Antoine Bethea's Safe Coverage Foundation. Proceeds will support the foundation's technology grant and provide access and resources for students. End Quote
  • Indianapolis, IN (1888PressRelease) December 09, 2011 - Antoine Bethea, defensive standout for the Colts, celebrated the official Indianapolis launch of his Safe Coverage Foundation on Tuesday, December 6th at Colts Grille. The evening included live music by the Underground Groove Band, silent and live auction, hor d'oeuvres, signature "Playmaker" cocktails and mingling among the city's top Playmakers.

    Comedian Chris Spencer and long time radio personality Jimmy "Mad Dog" Matis emceed the private event and kept attendees entertained in support of this great cause.

    Bethea was honored by the outpouring of support from his teammates and the community. Colts Playmakers that attended the mixer included Pierre Garcon, David Caldwell, Dallas Clark, Jerraud Powers, Joseph Addai, Gary Brackett, Reggie Wayne, Ollie Ogbu, Joe Lefeged, Jamaal Anderson, Robert Mathis and Indianapolis Pacers Dahntay Jones.

    "Indy has truly become my home away from home," said Bethea, "So I am proud to launch the Indianapolis chapter of my Foundation here, and continue to be a part of making a difference in the lives of Indy's youth".

    Proceeds from the Playmaker Mixer will finance the SCF's technology grant, which supplies laptops and iPad2s for 30 freshmen entering college in the fall of 2012. Proceeds will also help fund the 2012 college tour. The application for the technology grant will be available February 1, 2012 at

    The Playmaker Mixer was produced by Eventfull Planning and sponsored in part by Corzo, Dow Lohnes Sports & Entertainment, Embassy Suites, Indianapolis Colts, Indianapolis Colts Grille, Indianapolis Signworks, iSport, NFL, NFL Players Association, Pink Poppy Ink, Profiles Public Relations and US Foods.

    About Safe Coverage Foundation: The Antoine Bethea Safe Coverage Foundation is committed to providing access and resources for students to achieve their dreams of a higher education. The Safe Coverage Foundation believes that by providing exposure opportunities, enrichment experiences and the tools needed to succeed, SCF can change communities, one child at a time.

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