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2010 mlb summary


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Overview of TGS Major League Baseball invovlement.

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2010 mlb summary

  1. 1. KinderVision and Major League Baseball Events KinderVision’s 2010“The Greatest Save” Campaign
  2. 2. “ The Greatest Save” Campaign <ul><li>Twenty-eight (28) of the Thirty (30) Major League Baseball teams have supported KinderVision since 1991. </li></ul><ul><li>KinderVision has been on-site providing resources for ten (10) MLB All-Star Game/FanFests </li></ul><ul><li>KinderVision has been on-site at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum/Kansas City </li></ul><ul><li>KinderVision has been on-site for multiple Urban Youth Baseball Academy events. Darrell Miller, Urban Youth Academy’s VP, has sat on the KV National Advisory Board for over 18 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Former VP of Security and Operations for MLB, Kevin Hallinan sits on the KV Law Enforcement Advisory Board. </li></ul><ul><li>Original “The Greatest Save” Team consists of Rollie Fingers, Bruce Sutter, Goose Gossage, Dennis Eckersley, Sparky Lyle, Lee Smith, Trevor Hoffman and Mariano Rivera. </li></ul><ul><li>Total number MLB stadium appearances since 1992: 185 ( with multiple state and local law enforcement agency appearances on site at these events) </li></ul><ul><li>Total approximate number children participating at MLB events since 1992: 82,500 (with videos/DVDs going home to be shown to family & friends expanding the outreach exponentially) </li></ul>KinderVision (The Greatest Save), the national personal safety education program, began in 1991 as the result of the kidnapping and murder of a 7 year old little girl. Offered in English and Spanish, our material and resources were created with input from law enforcement for children K-12, The goal of The Greatest Save is to teach personal safety in a manner that heightens awareness and promotes instinctive responses to protect children, teens, and young adults from sexual predators.
  3. 3. “ The Greatest Save” Campaign 2010 Annual MLB Activities KVKids Events April 10, 2010 Urban Youth Academy/Houston Astros 700 May 5, 2010 Cincinnati Reds 250 July 9-13, 2010 MLB All-Star FanFest 4,000 July 25, 2010 Houston Astros Players’ Families Private Event 45 August 1, 2010 Chicago White Sox 200 August 8, 2010 Florida Marlins 180 August 10, 2010 Texas Rangers 190 5565 participants KV/TGS Celebrity Benefit Events with MLBPAA Baseball Clinic Sept 25, 2010 Palm Coast, FL 12 MLBPAA – 200 attendees Golf Tournament and Banquet Sept 26, 2010 Hammock Beach, FL 3 HOF - 30 MLBPAA - 300 attendees July 31, 2010 Huntington Beach, CA 2 HOF - 30 MLBPAA - 150 attendees
  4. 4. Extending KV safety education into the community - on site, on air, on line, in the classroom, and in the home FREE KV Kids Events at the ballparks Free Child Safety Videos in English & Spanish that are shared everywhere FREE KV Safety Quizzes online Questions that test the personal safety knowledge of parents, children, and teens FREE KV Classroom Materials online Grade specific material (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) containing group activities and community service components combined with posters FREE KV Wolf Traps Information online Safety information for females, teenage through college age FREE “THE GREATEST SAVE” Teen Video Competition Video competition promoting peer to peer education in high school All participating law enforcement and fire safety agencies were provided with free KV instructional videos and information about free KV safety resources. “ The Greatest Save” Campaign