Buckner announces MLB player as featured speaker for fundraiser

Buckner announces MLB player as featured speaker for fundraiser
Buckner announces MLB player as featured speaker for fundraiser (Source: Buckner in Amarillo)

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Major League Baseball player Robinson Chirinos has been announced as the keynote speaker for Buckner’s major fundraiser ‘Heart of Buckner Amarillo’.

On February 5, Buckner will host it’s 4th annual Heart of Buckner Amarillo fundraising event at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens.

This year’s event will feature a moderation conversation with Robinson Chirino, former catcher for the Texas Rangers who signed with the Houston Astros over the off-season.

Former Amarillo Globe-News sports editor and columnist Jon Mark Beilue will moderate the event.

All proceeds from Heart of Buckner Amarillo will go back to the Amarillo community to benefit the children and families served in the area.

“The Heart of Buckner Amarillo event is a wonderful way for companies to help vulnerable children and families gain valuable brand exposure and enjoy an evening with Robinson Chirinos,” said Kathy McGee, Senior Executive Director of Buckner Children and Family Services in Amarillo.

Registration and sponsorship packages are now open and are available for purchase online.

Those interested in becoming a sponsor can also contact Denese Thetford with Buckner Amarillo at (806) 795-7151 for more information.

Posted by Buckner in Amarillo on Thursday, January 10, 2019

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