TODD HERREMANS FOUNDATION THIRD ANNUAL HOOPS FOR HELP FUNDRAISER – The Last Andy Reid Players Party before New Season.
Last night over 300 guests came out to support The Todd Herremans Foundation’s third annual Hoops for Help Fundraiser. The basketball-themed event was held at Vie and featured a meet and greet cocktail party, where guests could meet their favorite grid iron player and get an Eagles football signed, which was given to each on as they checked in for the evening. Yes an Eagles Football, even though my buddy Todd, and several of the other former Eagles players on hand had been traded this year. It was kinda a two Kleenex night for me, to see some of the guys I’ve been covering over the past 5 years, probably for the last time gathered together. I guess I would say these were the Andy Reid guys. I’m sure someday they’ll be a reunion of some sort, I hope.
It was great to Elizabeth Dee, soon to be Mrs. Todd Herremans, as she and Todd are jetting off to Italy, Sicily to be exact, next week to prepare for their April 14th wedding there. Why there you say, besides being an exotic, Italian location. Dee’s family is from nearby Catania. I remember when Todd first brought Elizabeth to an event, he brought her over to me so I could meet her and get the first “official” photo. That meant a lot to me.
Fox 29 producer Tom Louden, Trent Cole and Jennapher Frederick, Fox 29
Jeremy Maclin (He tells me he’s putting up his fly house for sale soon, and he’s already bought one in KC), with Jason Kelce.
charitable organizations, to effect positive change in our communities. Over the past few years Herremans has chosen different organizations who will benefit from the gala, and he hands the checks personally to each charity.
Todd mentioned his harried life at the moment, being cut from the Eagles, which he said was a good move on their part, but bittersweet, preparing for his wedding, excited for the funds they were raising at the evenings gala, and his plans for returning to Philadelphia when he retires, to raise his family here and enjoy his adopted hometown where he played for the Philadelphia Eagles for 10 seasons. He does plan on having his annual charity event here in Philadelphia, every year forward.