The Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation Dinner — or just simply, the Teddy Dinner — celebrated its 20th anniversary Thursday night at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bloomfield. Among the celebrities were event linchpins such as boxing’s Gerry Cooney and football’s Bruce Harper, two of several guests who seemingly have been there from the start.
Former boxers Earnie Shavers and Gerry Cooney and Teddy Atlas share their thoughts about the Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation and its 20th Annual Teddy Dinner held at the Hilton Garden Inn.
It’s the 20th annual Atlas Foundation dinner next month. Which means kids in diapers when the Island charity event began are now graduating from college, serving in the military and generally becoming full-fledged adults. If they’ve been paying attention along the way, that same Island age group likely remembers being touched in some way by […]
When Teddy Atlas arrived at the Grand Oaks Country Club and South Shore Golf Course on a sunny Tuesday afternoon in Huguenot, he couldn’t help but smile. “Somebody upstairs likes us,” said the acclaimed boxing trainer and commentator, in reference to the rain that drenched the area just 24 hours earlier. “We have a lot […]
The Dr. Theodore Atlas Foundation does some great work on the Island and has for years and years. But they can’t accomplish it all without community support.
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