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The Playmakers Annual BBQ Dinner


The event features: - all-you-can-eat tri-tip - amazing raffle and auction items - keynote speaker Jody Sears, Sac State's head football coach - honoree Harrison Phillips, former Playmaker's student-athlete and All-American defensive lineman at Stanford University, a top draft pick this year The Playmakers serves 100 3rd - 5th graders at four Title 1 schools in the region (Folsom, Rancho Cordova, Citrus Heights, Woodland). They are doubling their after-school program next year and will be working with 8 schools. Their program consists of 90 minutes after school every single day, 181 days/year. This time is broken into reading/homework help, leadership/character development and physical fitness/outdoor recreation. The kids they work with are referred by administrators or teachers and are the most behaviorally challenged and disadvantaged in the school. A couple of former Playmakers include Jordan Richards, safety for the New England Patriots, and Harrison Phillips, All-American defensive lineman for Stanford and a top draft pick this year.