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Ron Jaworski, right, lighting up in New Orleans with Nish Patel at his fourth annual Jaws Cigar Party on Bourbon Street. Ravens – 49ers Super Bowl party. Photo from: cigaraficionado.com

Ron Jaworski to Host Fundraiser Benefit for Jaws Youth Playbook

PHILADELPHIA (January 25, 2013) – Philadelphia Soul co-majority owner and ESPN NFL Football Analyst, Ron “Jaws” Jaworski, will have the New Orleans VooDoo co-sponsor his fundraiser to benefit the Jaws Youth Playbook and United Way for the Greater New Orleans Area on Thursday, January 31st at Bourbon Vieux.

Jaws and the New Orleans VooDoo Dolls will be joined by his ESPN booth mates (Jon Gruden and Mike Tirico), ESPN personalities (Mike Ditka, Suzy Kolber, Mike Golic, Merril Hoge) and many other celebrities for an exclusive evening of premium cigars, fine spirits and Super Bowl sizzle. *Final list of celebrities subject to change

The event will feature cigars from brands including Rocky Patel, CAO, Macanudo, Quesada, La Gloria Cubana, Ditka Cigar, Nestor Miranda, La Aurora and more. “Rockstars” of the cigar industry- Rocky Patel from Rocky Patel Premium Cigar Co., Ricky Rodrigues and Michael Giannini from General Cigar Co., Nester Miranda from Miami Cigar Co. and Terence Reilly from SAG Imports will all be in attendance.

Where: Bourbon Vieux, 501 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA

When: Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 7:00-10:00PM


Ron “Jaws” Jaworski, NFL great and ESPN NFL Football analyst, is an active community champion; his foundation Jaws Youth Playbook (JYP) focuses on a mission to improve the overall health and wellness of at-risk youth, primarily in the Greater Philadelphia Region. JYP does this by raising awareness and advocating for the access to safe play and healthy choices, and supporting programs providing positive youth health and wellness platforms. Visit JawsYouthPlaybook.org.


The Philadelphia Soul capped their seventh Arena Football League season by capturing the 2012 American Conference championship. The Soul will open their season on Saturday, March 23 in a re-match of ArenaBowl XXV when they travel to Phoenix to play the Arizona Rattlers on CBS Sports Network. For 2013 season tickets, contact the Soul sales department at (215) 253-4900 ext. 3, or request contact from a representative by filling out the form on www.philadelphiasoul.com. Follow the Soul on Facebook at facebook.com/soul and Twitter at twitter.com/soulfootball.

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