Dungy, Polian Scheduled to Speak at Dinner Honoring Lucious Newsom
INDIANAPOLIS – Lucious Newsom tirelessly has served the underprivileged in Indianapolis for years.
On Tuesday night, he's being honored for his efforts, and getting some help for them, too.
Among those doing the honoring: Bill Polian and Tony Dungy.
Polian, the Colts' president, and Dungy – the Colts' head coach – are among the notable sand political personalities scheduled to speak at the Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Lord's Pantry and honor Lucious Newsom at the University Place Conference Center and Hotel at IUPUI on June 17 at 6 p.m.
Congressman Mike Pence and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Jack Kemp also will speak, with Colts players such as 2007 Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year Bob Sanders and backup quarterback Jim Sorgi scheduled to attend.
The benefit is co-hosted by Governor Mitch Daniels, Senators Lugar and Bayh, with Indiana sports greats Jeff George, George Taliaferro, Butch Carter and others.
Memorabilia from the Colts and Buffalo Bills will be auctioned, and items include an autographed Peyton Manning jersey.
Newsom, 93, is a legendary street minister who provides food and a wide range of support services to underprivileged families in Indianapolis. Indianapolis radio stations WIBC-FM, HANK-FM and 1070–AM are media sponsors for the event.
Please visit www.sportslegendsdinner.com for information. Cost is $50 per person.