Superstar Rappers Bun B and Slim Thug to Host “Phi Slama Jama Jam” During Final Four Weekend

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SUPERSTAR RAPPERS BUN B AND SLIM THUG TO HOST “PHI SLAMA JAMA JAM” DURING NCAA FINAL FOUR WEEKEND

Special guest celebrities will be making appearances at event as NCAA FINAL FOUR Weekend Returns to Houston

HOUSTON, TX (March 17, 2016) – The 2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four®showcases the most prominent and notable athletes from the best college basketball programs in the nation as hey exhibit their talents in front of millions of viewers riding high on March Madness. Before the big championship game on Monday night, the biggest names in sports will converge on Houston’s nightlife looking for the best entertainment the city has to offer. The Phi Slama Jama Jam event will take place from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on April 2, 2016, at Social Junkie located at 2412 Washington Ave.

Hosted by SLAM Magazine, One Pass Away and the Nina Zavala Group, the Phi Slama Jama Jam will unite industry and sports power players with Houston’s elite social scene as they celebrate the storied history of The University of Houston’s Phi Slama Jama men’s basketball team. Several celebrities have confirmed their appearances including special invited guests and Hall of Fame basketball icons Clyde “The Glide” Drexler and Hakeem “The Dream” Olajuwon, who will be on hand to receive special honors for their place in the annals of Houston’s basketball lore.

Houston’s own DJ Mr. Rogers and DJ Kiotti will be in the mix keeping the invite only crowd entertained all evening. “Phi Slama Jama Jam” partners include, New Amsterdam Vodka, Gurkha Cigars, Sports Mix Live, and BMW.

To request attendance to the event, please email NinaZavalaGroup@gmail.com

What: SLAM Magazine, One Pass Away and the Nina Zavala Group presents the Phi Slama Jama Jam hosted by Bun B and Slim Thug

When:  April 2, 2016 from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Where: Social Junkie located at 2412 Washington Ave Houston, TX 77007

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Media Credentials Contact:

Nina Zavala
214-686-4251
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***MEDIA ALERT*** SNOOP JOHNSON BASKETBALL presents “BIG MONDAY”

snoop johnsonThe API Bulldogs will be battling against the Lancaster Tigers on Monday, December 7, 2015 at “Big Monday” Tournament in Lancaster, Texas. Presented by Snoop Johnson Basketball, this is an experience you won’t forget! Currently, Lancaster is ranked No.1 in the State 5A poll, while Tigers finished their 2014-15 season with a record of 34-4. Top ranked players this year from Lancaster include- Jacolby Pemberton, Deon Barrett, Nate Morris, T.J Starks, while the top ranked players from API include: Terrance Ferguson, Trevon Duval, Mark Vital, Billy Preston, and Stevie Jordan. API (Advanced Preparatory International) is ranked No. 4 in USA Today H.S. Sports “Super 25”. This game is going to be the highlight of DFW basketball season!

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***All Media Request Must Be Sent To Nina Zavala at  nina@ninazavalagroup.com***

What: BIG MONDAY

Where: Lancaster High School, 200 E. Wintergreen Road, Lancaster, TX.

When: December 7, 2015 | *Doors open at 6pm | Game starts at 6:30pm

About API

Advanced Preparatory International is accredited by the National Association of Private Schools.  Upon requirement completion, students will receive a diploma and transcript certified and bearing the seal of the National Association of Private Schools.  API students join other students who have graduated from NAPS accredited schools to attend colleges and universities including: community, regional, state, and technical schools, military services, church and educational ministries, business ownerships, and the workforce.

About Lancaster Athletics

The Lancaster Athletic Department is committed to providing opportunities that enhance the experiences of student athletes in their specific sports. The department believes that participation in sports produces lessons that will be used in life as well as competition. Interscholastic sports promote an awareness of the positive impact of hard work, the value of developing measurable skills, the importance of attending to detail, and the ability to persevere through adversity. Utilizing a strong work ethic and disciplined judgment, the athlete values team accomplishments above personal achievement. Through consistent analysis and reflection, athletes come to a better understanding of their sport, teammates, and the spirit of competition.

“Big Monday” API Bulldogs VS Lancaster Tigers

DFW is gearing up for one of the most anticipated basketball games of the
season featuring API Bulldogs vs Lancaster Tigers.

 

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The API Bulldogs will be battling against the Lancaster Tigers on Monday, December
7, 2015 at “Big Monday” Tournament in Lancaster, Texas. Presented by Snoop
Johnson Basketball, this is an experience you won’t forget! Currently, Lancaster is
ranked No.1 in the State 5A poll, while Tigers finished their 2014-15 season with a
record of 34-4. Top ranked players this year from Lancaster include- Jacolby
Pemberton, Deon Barrett, Nate Morris, T.J Starks, while the top ranked players
from API include: Terrance Ferguson, Trevon Duval, Mark Vital, Billy Preston, and
Stevie Jordan. API (Advanced Preparatory International) is ranked No. 4 in USA
Today H.S. Sports “Super 25”. This game is going to be the highlight of DFW
basketball season!

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The event will be held at Lancaster High School, 200 E. Wintergreen Road, with the
Junior Varsity Game starting at 5 PM and the High School Game starting at 6:30
PM. For media credentials or sponsorships, contact Nina Zavala at
nina@ninazavalagroup.com

About API
Advanced Preparatory International is accredited by the National Association of
Private Schools.  Upon requirement completion, students will receive a diploma and
transcript certified and bearing the seal of the National Association of Private
Schools.  API students join other students who have graduated from NAPS
accredited schools to attend colleges and universities including: community,
regional, state, and technical schools, military services, church and educational
ministries, business ownerships, and the workforce.

About Lancaster Athletics
The Lancaster Athletic Department is committed to providing opportunities that
enhance the experiences of student athletes in their specific sports. The department
believes that participation in sports produces lessons that will be used in life as well
as competition. Interscholastic sports promote an awareness of the positive impact
of hard work, the value of developing measurable skills, the importance of
attending to detail, and the ability to persevere through adversity. Utilizing a strong
work ethic and disciplined judgment, the athlete values team accomplishments
above personal achievement. Through consistent analysis and reflection, athletes
come to a better understanding of their sport, teammates, and the spirit of
competition

Keith Langford Presents “The Metro Classic”

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FORT WORTH, TexasFormer Kansas Jayhawk Keith Langford is bringing his hometown of Fort Worth, Texas the first annual Metro Classic! The Metro Classic will be a charity basketball game and event that will include some of football and basketball’s top professionals around the area! It will also include an autograph session prior to the game.

Keith and crew (David Kyles, Phil Pressey, Cameron Clark, James White, Jason Maxiel, Cowboys Tyler Patmon, James White, Comedian Sydney Castillo, Gin Blanton and Trent Shelton) to name a few, promise to bring out some surprise celebrity guests that’ll be in attendance including the hottest names in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area! Sounds will be provided by DJ Duffey; who is currently on tour with rapper Curren$y.

The Metro Classic will take place June 20th, 2015 at North Crowley High School in Fort Worth. Autograph signing starts at 2 PM followed by the game. There will also be a scholarship giveaway for two attendees to the game.

IMG_6766*Event party will take place that evening at Monroe Lounge with Keith hosting along with some special appearances.

Tickets for The Metro Classic are on sale now and available at https://eventbrite.com/event/17188788128

Contact Nina Zavala Group for all inquiries including media! ninazavalagroup@gmail.com Media Contact Nina Zavala Group

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Brown Bag Lunch with NFL HOF, Author, Heisman Trophy Recipient Tim Brown

***MEDIA ALERT***

Brown Bag Lunch with NFL HOF, Author, Heisman Trophy Recipient
Tim Brown

2015-black-history-month-brown-bag-lunch-series6D5B58D3D706On Wednesday February 18, 2015 Family Place will be having its Men Mentoring Men: “Where there is No Vision There is No Hope” with special guest speaker Tim Brown

This workshop will address how to create mentoring programs that promote success. The event guest speakers are: Tim Brown, Author, and Former NFL Football player, Heisman Trophy Winner
Panel Moderator: Pastor British Tharpe, Advisory Member, Men to M.A.P.S.

For more information please visit: http://www.familyplace.org/event-details?eventid=51

Event: Men Mentoring Men: “Where there is No Vision There is No Hope”
Date: February 18, 2015 from 11:30am – 1:30pm
Location: 4300 MacArthur, Suite 220, Dallas, TX 75209

About Family Place:
OUR MISSION –
The Family Place empowers victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling and skills that create independence while building community engagement and advocating for social change to stop family violence.

For victims of family violence, The Family Place is the Dallas area’s leading organization delivering proven programs that address emotional and physical abuse and incest. The Family Place provides free, comprehensive services that prevent violence and fully support women, children and men on their path from fear to safety.

In 2013, we provided services to a total of 11,758 clients with 171,968 hours of service in Spanish and in English. When families are in our care, we work to meet all of their needs. At our Safe Campus, we feed more than 50 kids every day, providing meals and after-school snacks—that’s 18,250 after-school snacks a year! We go through more than 3,000 tubes of toothpaste and 3,600 bottles of shampoo each year.

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ALL REQUESTS FOR MEDIA CREDENTIALS MUST BE SENT TO NINA ZAVALA
***Media Coverage is invited. Photo and Interview Opportunities are Available***

Media Request Deadline: February 17, 2015 at 4PM/CST.
Media Credential Submittals: ninazavalagroup@gmail.com

Onsite Media Contact:
Nina Zavala
Cell: 214.686.4251
nina@ninazavalagroup.com

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:
Facebook
Twitter
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)
Publicist
www.ninazavala.com
jo@ninazavalagroup.com

Thanos Koukouravas (Greece)
Agent
thanos@lasportsagency.com

***MEDIA ALERT***Official Dallas Cowboys Monday Night Football Players Watch Party

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The Nina Zavala Group and Costa Sports Marketing bring you the Official Monday Night Football Players Watch Party at Henderson Tap House. The 2014 season event series kicks off with a “Red Carpet” opener on September 8th with Pro-Bowl Left Tackle Tyron Smith and Defensive End George Selvie hosting the double-header red carpet kick-off at 6pm.

“HTH MNF” watch event has a much more contemporary concept where there is no hassle of an hour long radio or television show recording, two players will be on-site each week to simply enjoy themselves, fans, and do well for the community all at the same time. Henderson Tap House will also be donating a portion of proceeds each week to a different charity of the players’ choice. Week 1 recipient is DFW Rescue Me, a foster-based dog rescue in the Dallas Metroplex.

The event will include a live DJ, food and drink specials featuring products from Glazer’s Distributors, and 32 HDTV’s for your viewing pleasure along with full game sound. There will also be occasional raffles and prize giveaways with official sponsors of Cowboys Monday Night Football at Henderson Tap House. The event will be held every Monday at Henderson Tap House.

ALL REQUESTS FOR MEDIA CREDENTIALS MUST BE SENT TO NINA ZAVALA
***Photo and Interview Opportunities are Available***
For Media Inquiries and Press Credentials, E-mail Nina Zavala at: NinaZavalaGroup@gmail.com

What:   Dallas Cowboys Monday Football Watch Party

Where: Henderson Tap House, 2323 N. Henderson Ave., Dallas, TX.

When: Monday Nights starting September 8, 2014

Time:   6:30pm