WHO: Houston Astros outfielder George Springer
Houston Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane
Houston Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan
Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch
Houston Astros players Carlos Correa, Jake Marisnick and Lance McCullers
Pro athletes Billy Butler, Haywood Jeffires, Whitney Mercilus, Braxton Miller, Chester Pitts, and
WHAT: Astros outfielder George Springer will host the second-annual All-Star Bowling Benefit at Lucky Strike in
downtown Houston, benefitting Camp SAY, a life-changing summer camp for young people who
stutter. Springer is the national spokesperson for SAY.
WHEN: Today, Thursday, June 2
6:00 p.m. - media availability hour
7:00 p.m. - event begins
WHERE: Lucky Strike Houston
1201 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77002
George Springer is the national spokesperson for SAY. According to SAY, more than 70 million people stutter, including 5% of all young children, and approximately one in every 100 adults. George Springer has stuttered since childhood and wants kids who stutter to develop the confidence they need to pursue their own dreams and ensure that children from underserved families have access to crucial programs.
To learn more about the George Springer All-Star Bowling Benefit and to purchase tickets or sponsor this event, visit
www.SAY.org/JoinGeorge or contact Noah Cornman at 212-414-9696, ext. 201 or Noah@SAY.org.
ABOUT CAMP SAY:
Camp SAY is a summer camp where everything seems possible for a young person who stutters, and where they develop the skills they need to communicate more effectively, build self-confidence and forge friendships to last a lifetime. This sleep-away camp welcomes children and teens who stutter, ages 8-18, and their young family members and friends who want to share an incredible camp experience together. Young people from across the country, and beyond, attend Camp SAY year-after-year. www.CampSAY.org. Camp SAY is a program of The Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY.org), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers innovative programs, which address the physical, social and emotional impact of stuttering.