Contact: Nina Zavala
Telephone: 254-220-8178



DALLAS, TX March 8, 2015 – After the Mavericks game on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, Dallas will join together to welcome professional basketball player Amar’e Stoudemire to the city. The red carpet extravaganza will be lined with celebrities, VIPs and The socialites of Dallas. The event will take place at Sfuzzi’s, located at (2600 Cedar Spring Rd). Doors will open at 9pm.

CH8oMXGiAcquired by the Mavericks on a contract buyout from the New York Knicks, Amar’e Stoudemire is a 6 time All Star who provides innumerable talents both on and off the court. The power forward once named as Florida’s “Mr. Basketball”, is also known to many as an actor, author, producer, motivational speaker and a philanthropist.
The event will include appearances from the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars and more.
Sponsors and contributors to the Amar’e Stoudemire Foundation include Belvedere Vodka, Villa Shoes, Triple D Clothing and Mood DFW.

About Amar’e Stoudemire Foundation

The Amar’e and Alexis Stoudemire Foundation improves the lives of at-risk youth through education opportunities. NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire is a well-respected professional basketball player who has not only left his mark on the game, but also on the community through his award-winning outreach. He is an honored member of the African country of Mali’s basketball commission and he was named Good Will Ambassador to the country of Sierra Leone. Through his Foundation, Amar’e has been able to provide needed resources for students, high school travel teams, basketball tournaments and projects abroad.

About Mood DFW

Mood DFW was created by two of Dallas’ most ambitious nightlife enthusiasts. Nightlife influencer, socialite and VIP host Michelle Milton also known as Chelley Bee and celebrity DJ and photographer Latosha Duffey also known as Dj Duffey. The premise of Mood DFW is to provide one of a kind pop up parties, and one-off special events crafted to the needs of each individual project. With an extensive list of celebrity clientele and VIP connections throughout the country, the brand hopes to bring and emulate the excitement of popular branded cities such as Miami, Las Vegas, L.A, and New York to Dallas.


For more information or Media Credentials please contact Nina Zavala by email at or by phone 254-220-8178

Who: Belvedere Vodka, MoodDFW, and Amar’e Stoudemire Foundation
When: Tuesday March 10, 2015 9:00pm (CST)
Where: SFUZZI (2600 Cedar Springs RD) – Gables Villa Rosa


IMG_3020This year the NBRPA has several huge events listed for the NBA ALL STAR WEEKEND February 13 – 15, 2015 in the New York area. Starting on Friday with the Welcome Reception/Black History Month event. Saturday is their philanthropy event the “Pubicolor Service Project” with Tiny Archibald and Dolph Schayes. Ending the weekend on a powerful fellowship on Sunday and will have its annual Legends Brunch w/ current and retired players.

Events throughout entire NBA All Star Weekend will include big names from the NBRPA who’s past and present members include: Clyde Frazier, Tiny Archibald, Dolph Schayes, Theresa Witherspoon, Magic Johnson, Thurl Bailey, Rick Barry, Nancy Lieberman, Spencer Haywood, Johnny Newman, Jalen Rose, Mychal Thompson, Anthony Avent, Elgin Baylor, Kenny Anderson, Horace Grant, John Salley..and more.

With the NBRPA having multiple event locations, please specify which event/s you’re wanting to cover. Upon receiving your media confirmation, location & media check-in will be sent to you. Please use the following information below to submit media credential request.

For more information on the NBRPA All Star Weekend Events, Please Visit:


***Media Coverage is invited. Photo and Interview Opportunities are Available***

Securing on-site media for:

1. Friday February 13, 2015 5pm-7pm Welcome Reception/Black History Month
Location: Astor Ballroom Barclays Center.

2. Saturday February 14, 2015 9am-3pm Publicolor Service Project in honor of Tiny Archibald and Doloh Schayes.
Location: Dewitt Clinton High School- Bronx

3. Sunday February 15, 2015 10am-1pm NBRPA AllStar Brunch.
Location: Jacob K Javits Convention Center

Media Request Deadline: February 12, 2015 at 4PM/CST.
Media Credential Submittals:

Onsite Media Contacts:

Nina Zavala


David Kyles Signs With Dallas Based Marketing Company

Nina Zavala Group is proud to announce our newest client, David Kyles of the AEK Basketball Club in Athens, Greece.

David Kyles AEK Nina Zavala groupAbout David Kyles:
David Kyles is a combo guard who has played at the top levels of basketball since he was 8 years old. He attended Justin F. Kimball high school in Dallas and pursued his higher education and basketball at Wichita State University (WSU). In his freshman year he led WSU in scoring against Georgetown in the Old Spice Classic when he made 4-of-7 shots for 51.7%. He was named Shocker Radio Player of the Game against Georgetown. David also won the dunk contest at Shocker Madness his first two seasons as well. David continued to have stellar junior and senior season’s at WSU earning him such awards and legacy stats such as: Scored 75 three-pointers, which ranks second on the WSU season chart behind Sean Ogirri’s 206 in 2005-06, was named to the All-MVC Most Improved team, to name a few before graduating with his degree.

Currently David Kyles is in his third season of Euro Basketball and just signed with AEK Athens (A1) as combo guard for them. Prior to Athens, he played last season at Panelefsiniakos in Greek A1 league. In 6 games he recorded 13.5ppg, 4.8rpg, 1.7apg and 1.2spg. Kyles also played at Basketbal Svitavy (NBL) in Czech Republic league that season. In 24 games he averaged impressive 16.8ppg, 5.0rpg, 2.3apg and 1.5spg.
The previous (12-13) season he played at Inter Bratislava (Extraliga) in Slovakian league. In three games he averaged 12.7ppg, 5.0rpg and 3.0apg in 2012-13 season. He also helped them to make it to the Slovakian Cup Semifinals. Kyles’ team won MVC Regular Season in 2012.
You can follow David Kyles on his social media sites:
Instagram and Youtube


About Nina Zavala Group – “The Power of You – Creating and Developing Brands through Media, Marketing, and Philanthropy.”
Our team is dedicated to successfully achieving our clients’ goals and objectives through a developed strategic plan and execution. Creating visibility and a fan base through social media, engaging in philanthropic events, securing media interviews, are just a few ways to market who you are and what you represent. Our service have proven results of increased marketing/endorsement deals, appearances, autograph signings, speaking engagements and more.

For more information on David Kyles, please contact:
Justine Jones (USA)

Thanos Koukouravas (Greece)

Roy Williams and Kevin Mathis To Host The Ultimate Tailgate Party

The ultimate tailgate hosted by former NFL Stars Roy Williams and Kevin Mathis Sunday Sept. 7th. @ South Street Patio (400 E. South Arlington, TX 76010)


Deion Sanders “TRUTH SPORTS” Celebrity Youth Symposium



Pro Football Hall of Famer, Deion Sanders, brings his annual Prime Time Youth Sports Weekend to Dallas, Texas for a four-day celebration of youth sports, community building, family empowerment and philanthropy. Previously held in Atlanta, GA, the Prime Time Youth Sports Weekend in Dallas will feature a youth football tournament, celebrity/youth symposium, college visit, and Cowboys Stadium behind the scenes tour

The Celebrity Youth Symposium, brings together celebrities, athletes, business executives and society elite with youth participants for an open discussion forum examining topics ranging including faith, success, self-esteem, education, perseverance and more.

This year’s participants include: Marcus Smart (Boston Celtics), Gin Blanton (Sports Journalist), DJ ASAP (BET’s 106 & Park), David Kyles (Greek Basketball League) Linda Brenner (Pro Athlete) and the event moderator is “DRE” The DFW Hype Man.


For more information, please contact: Yana Young or Nina Zavala

What: Celebrity Youth Symposium

When: July 17, 2014 at 7PM

Where: Hilton Anatole, 2201 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX. 75207



Dallas ISD’s 2014 Summer Food Service Program Kick-off

For Immediate Release

Dallas Community Joins Together to Host Dallas ISD’s 2014 Summer Food Service Program Kick-offServing Free Meals to Dallas Youth at over 200 Locations

DALLAS, Texas, June 13, 2014 – Dallas Independent School District joins with Dallas Park and Recreation Send a Kids to Camp Program, Texas Hunger Initiative, United Way’s “Nine for 90” community service program, the Nina Zavala Group, K104 104.5 FM and Smooth R&B 105.7 FM to host:

Dallas ISD’s 2014 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) kick-off event from 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 20124 at Kahn Elementary School, 610 North Franklin Street.

The 2014 Summer Food Service kick-off event will feature:
• An overview of the SFSP and what’s new for the 2014 year.
• Showcase of support for SFSP in Dallas County.
• Summer Fun Kid-Friendly Activities, including Red Rover, Simon Says and Hula Hoop/Jump Rope.
• Dallas Mavericks teaching kids how to eat healthy and stay active during the summer.
• Summer lunch service in action – see first-hand how the SFSP works.

Kick - Off

Through the Summer Food Service Program, Dallas ISD’s Food and Child Nutrition Services, in conjunction with the Texas Department of Agriculture will provide free meals and snacks to Dallas children and youth, ages one to 18, at 207 locations this summer, through Aug. 22. Participating sites include over 180 Dallas ISD schools and over 20 community locations – colleges, parks and youth activity centers. The program’s goal is to ensure that youth throughout Dallas will not go without proper nutrition during the summer months. All children are welcome to participate. No registration is required.
To find a Summer Food Program location and serving times, text FOODTX to 877-877, call 211 or visit the Web sites or

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Dallas ISD Employees Health Fair Has Dallas Cowboys Participation


Dallas ISD Employees Health Fair Has Dallas Cowboys Participation

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The Dallas ISD is having their annual Employee Health fair on May 16, 2014. This year Dwayne Harris, George Selvie, Lance Dunbar, Ronald Leary, Phillip Tanner and Bruce Carter of the Dallas Cowboys will participate by signing autographs and helping in the employee health fitness contests.

Dallas ISD Health Fair 2014

Available at this year’s health fair:
  • Wellness Screenings
  • Bounce House & Face Painting
  • Door Prizes
  • Signing and Photo opportunity w/ Dallas Cowboys Players: Dwayne Harris, Lance Dunbar, Ronald Leary, George Selvie, Phillip Tanner and Bruce Carter.

*Family members must be accompanied by a district employee with employee ID badge.


*** Media Coverage is Invited. Photo and Interview Opportunities are Available***

What: DISD Employee Health Fair
When: Friday, May 16th 3pm -5pm
Where: Ellis Davis Field House, 9191 S. Polk Street, Dallas, TX 75232

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For more information about media credentials, please contact:

Nina Zavala

Nina Zavala Group

(O): 972.638.9117

(C): 214.809.5526


Kristin Patterson – BSW, MBA
Administrative Assistant / Wellness Coordinator
HCM Benefits Department
4800 Ross Ave. Third Floor
Phone: 972 794 7862