Celebrating 10 Years of Q…Anquan Boldin QFest This April

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CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF Q!

NFL WR ANQUAN BOLDIN TO HOST 10TH ANNUAL Q-FESTIVAL WEEKEND 

Palm Beach County – February 13, 2014 –  The Anquan Boldin “Q81” Foundation proudly announces a decade of dedicated service to underprivileged youth.  What started as a two-day event ten years ago with the desire to give back to the Pahokee, Florida community, the Q-Festival Weekend  has now grown to be one of Palm Beach counties most anticipated events drawing upwards of 4,000 participants.  QFest now encompasses a full 3 days of sports and entertainment that draw celebrities, athletes and fans from near and far. 10 years is a milestone of great significance to the Super Bowl Champion wide receiver Anquan Boldin, who established the Q81 Foundation in 2004, his second year in the National Football League.

Q-Festival Weekend

Boldin announces the Annual Celebrity Charity Golf Tournament, officially scheduled for April 10, 2014 at the world renowned PGA National Resort & Spa located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.  In celebration of “10 Years of Q” the Tournament has expanded to two pristine courses at PGA, The Champion Course (home of the Honda Classic) and The Palmer Course.  Boldin with many other NFL Gridiron Greats, professional athletes and celebrity golfers will be in attendance.   A gourmet, VIP BBQ Awards Dinner will follow.

QFest continues with a series of Free to the Public events in Boldin’s hometown of Pahokee, Florida.  Friday, April 11th brings together over 25 of Boldin’s Pals from the NFL, NBA, and WNBA for a legendary Celebrity Basketball Game at Pahokee Middle School beginning at 6:30pm.  The 10th Anniversary 2014 Game brings some new players to the court, including fellow 49ers Teammates’ Colin Kaepernick, Michael Crabtree, and Quinton Patton.  Longtime returning players, include Broncos Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald, Ravens  Ray Rice, Colts Darius Butler, and many more to be announced.

QFest wraps up on Saturday, April 12th with “Fun Day in the Park” at the Anquan Boldin Stadium at Noon where Boldin and his Q81 Team provide food, live entertainment, contests, and giveaways. NFL’s Play 60 campaign will also join in on the fun with youth activities that span nearly half the size of a football field.

“It’s exciting to enter 10 years for the Q81 Foundation and for Q-Festival Weekend,” states Boldin.  “QFest is more than just a fun time for me; it is also dear to my heart, because I always wanted to give back to my community that was kind to me when growing up.  We are proud of the learning experiences and growth of this decade and look forward to more years to come.”

For more information on how to participate in the Celebrity Charity Golf Tournament or Pahokee events during Q-Festival Weekend, please email Qfest2014@yahoo.com or visit the Anquan Boldin Foundation website at www.Q81.org.

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Anquan Boldin’s Annual Q-Festival Weekend Enters 8th Year on April 12-14, 2012

Anquan Boldin’s Annual Q-Festival Weekend Enters 8th Year on April 12-14, 2012

 

The Weekend of Fun, includes Charity Golf Classic and Dinner, Celebrity Basketball Game and Fun Day in the Park 

Featuring Over 30 Professional Athletes

Pahokee, Florida – February 8, 2012 – Pro Bowl wide receiver Anquan Boldin of the Baltimore Ravens along with the Anquan Boldin Foundation (Q81 Foundation) is excited to announce the 8th Annual Q-Festival Weekend taking place in Palm Beach County on April 12-14, 2012.  This free community weekend has become famous for attracting over 30 NFL athletes throughout the weekend with signature events, including a Charity Golf Tournament & Dinner, a Celebrity Basketball Game and the Fun Day in the Park activities.  This year several more events will be added, such as the first annual Gospel Celebration featuring Tye Tribbet, offering a variety of activities for all audiences to participate.

The Charity Golf Tournament, taking place on April 12, 2012 will be played with a profound group of celebrity golfers and supporters for a great experience at the Madison Green Golf Club in Royal Palm Beach, FL.   The Tournament is the fundraising portion of the annual Q-Festival Weekend, also serving to continue to raise awareness and funds for both education and recreational programs in Boldin’s hometown of Pahokee. 

In addition to the Charity Golf Tournament, the Q-Festival Weekend is comprised of the popular Celebrity Basketball Game on April 13 and the Fun Day in the Park on April 14, both taking place in Pahokee.  The Celebrity Basketball Game has been a record-making draw to fans as well as NFL players throughout the league, including players such as Ravens Ray Lewis and Ray Rice, Superbowl Champion Antrel Rolle, Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald, Jets Darrelle Revis, Eagles LeSean McCoy, Bears Josh McCown, Texans Andre Johnson, NFL legends Michael Irvin, Rickey Jackson, Edgerrin James and many more.  The Pahokee events are free to the public for everyone interested in attending and include food, entertainment, contests, giveaways, performances and celebration.

“Q-Fest is a weekend of fun and my way of saying thanks to my hometown of Pahokee for the years of support given to me,” says Boldin.  “Every year our numbers grow, we have greater support from partners and the community, and we continue to hear feedback where fans consider Q-Fest among the top-rated community events of the year.  We’re very proud of that!”

Boldin, three-time Pro Bowl football player, has a decorated history on and off the field.  This year Boldin will be inducted into the Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame on March 25, and he will be honored as a 2012 Distinguished Alumni by the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc.  Pahokee named their state of the art, high school stadium after Boldin for his dedication to the community. 

For more information on how to participate in the Charity Golf Tournament or Pahokee events during Q-Festival Weekend, please call 510-484-7022.  For more information on the Gospel Celebration please call 561-755-3560.

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About The Anquan Boldin Foundation

The Anquan Boldin Foundation aka Q81 Foundation, established in 2004, is dedicated to expanding the educational and life opportunities of underprivileged children.  As evidenced by the charitable activities in Arizona, Baltimore and Boldin’s home state of Florida, the Q81 Foundation has an eight-year history of helping after-school programs.  The Foundation exercises scholarship and dental programs for children. It also serves the community by awarding great scholastic and community achievement in youth.  The Q81 Foundation holds annual holiday shopping spree events as well as the annual Q-Festival Weekend in April.  For more information, please visit www.Q81.org

Q-Festival Weekend 2011

Q-Festival Weekend Official Dates are April 14-16, 2011!

Thursday, April 14 (11am registration): Charity Golf Classic at the PGA National Champions Course!

Friday, April 15: Celebrity Basketball Game – over 25 top name athletes!

Saturday, April 16: Fun Day in the Park – fashion show, contests, sports and more!

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Palm Beach County Big Community Weekend, Pro Athlete Inspired!!

Anquan Boldin Celebrates 7th Annual Q-Festival Weekend on April 14-16, Over 25 NFL Athletes, Special Community Announcements, and More

Pahokee, Florida – March 31, 2011 – Three-Time Pro Bowl wide receiver Anquan Boldin of the Baltimore Ravens along with the Anquan Boldin Foundation (Q81 Foundation) is soon to celebrate the 7th Annual Q-Festival Weekend in a Big way!  This weekend brings more athletes than ever before, currently at over 25 recognizable names.  Furthermore, through Q-fest the Q81 Foundation has largely expanded its outreach to community leaders on the importance of quality after-school programs to the Glades area of Palm Beach County.  Special announcements and new community partners will be proudly revealed during the Q-Festival events.

Q-Fest is comprised of the Charity Golf Tournament at the world renowned PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla, scheduled for April 14, 2011.  The Tournament will be played on the Champion Course – home of the PGA Honda Classic – and there are few remaining spaces available and sponsorship opportunities.  In addition the popular Celebrity Basketball Game is played at Pahokee High School gymnasium on April 15 and the “Fun Day in the Park” on April 16 at the Pahokee Stadium (aka Anquan Boldin Stadium).

This incredible Q-Fest roster currently includes Boldin, Hall of Famer Rickey Jackson, Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, Ed Reed, Ray Rice, Darrelle Revis, Larry Fitzgerald, Andre Johnson, Devin Hester, James Lee, Donte Stallworth, David Clowney, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Tommie Harris, Pierre Garcon, Ab Elam and more, throughout the weekend.

Boldin decided early in his NFL career to host this annual event in order to give back to his hometown community of Pahokee, Florida.  “Q-Fest keeps getting better and more of Pahokee and the surrounding communities consider the event as a must-attend in the month of April,” says Boldin.  “Each year the Anquan Boldin Foundation uses this event as a way to allow kids to have fun and meet the athletes they see on TV.  We also encourage the community to join together and continue doing what we can to support our youth who need us.”

Pahokee named their state of the art, high school stadium after Boldin for his dedication to the community.  Boldin was also recently honored with the Ravens Walter Payton Man of the Year for his work on and off the field.

For more information on how to participate in the Charity Golf Tournament or Pahokee events during Q-Festival Weekend, please call 510-484-7022 or visit the Anquan Boldin Foundation website at www.q81.org.