August 30, 2005 04:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Sprint Brings Thrill of NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series to Inner-City Youth; Sprint to Present $2,000 Donation to Magic Johnson Foundation
WHAT: Sprint (NYSE:S) has partnered with The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) and Magic Johnson Theaters to bring the thrill of NASCAR to inner-city youth. Children from Los Angeles area youth organizations will visit the Magic Johnson Theater in Inglewood, Calif. for a private screening of Herbie: Fully Loaded. The kids will also receive NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series(TM) gift bags and have the opportunity to meet professional stock car drivers. Kerry McGonigal, Director, Business Solutions at Sprint will present the Magic Johnson Foundation with a $2,000 check to benefit inner-city youth. WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (PT) WHERE: Magic Johnson Theaters 4020 Marlton Los Angeles, CA 90008 In the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza DETAILS: The event is aimed at raising awareness for the Sony HD 500 race to be held on Sept. 4 at the California Speedway in Fontana. Sprint has a long and proud history of using wireless technology to support community-based organizations and events. For more information about Sprint's Community Relations Program and the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series, please visit www.sprint.com.