Gary Forbes to Hold Diabetes Celebrity Softball Tourney in Brooklyn on Sept. 7

by August 30, 2013

For anyone in the NYC-area, this is a cool event for a great cause that you might want to check out. See the press release below for all the info:

Pro Basketball Player Gary Forbes and The Gary Forbes Foundation to Host the Strike Out Diabetes Celebrity Softball Tournament on Saturday, September 7th, 2013 at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY

Event will raise funds for, which aids young people living with diabetes

Gary Forbes and Celebrity Friends like NY Knicks JR Smith, Celebrity Chefs Candice Kumai, Chris Santos, Brooklyn Nets and More Confirmed to Attend

What:             The Gary Forbes Foundation Presents Strike Out Diabetes Celebrity Softball Tournament

Where:           Prospect Park- Parade Grounds and Park Circle Lawn

When:             Saturday, September 7th, 2013
2-4 PM BBQ Lunch
4-7 PM Softball Tournament

Who:              Gary Forbes and The Gary Forbes Foundation, Gary’s Celebrity Friends and Supporters

Why: The Gary Forbes Foundation seeks to aid young people living with diabetes, as Gary was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when he was 19. TypeOneTwo, a teen-centered community focusing on health, entertainment, and the arts, is the foundation’s main form of outreach to encourage teens struggling with diabetes.

More Info:  Visit to purchase tickets.  General Admission: $30, Softball Team: $300.