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CAMPING WORLD/GOOD SAM TO SERVE AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR DWYANE WADE’S 5th ANNUAL NBA ALL-STAR PARTY

NATURAL CONNECTION BETWEEN CAMPING WORLD/GOOD SAM CEO MARCUS LEMONIS & DWYANE WADE PURPOSE OF SPONSORSHIP

Dwyane Wade grew up in Chicago, Illinois where Camping World/Good Sam is headquartered. Wade attended and played college basketball at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin which is also where Camping World/Good Sam  Chairman and CEO Lemonis attended college. In addition, Wade has played his entire NBA career for the Miami Heat and Miami is where Lemonis grew up. Finally, both Wade and Lemonis have strong philanthropic beliefs and are heavily involved in charitable organizations and giving back.
 
“The natural connections between Dwyane and me with Miami, Chicago and Milwaukee and most importantly our commitment to charitable giving are why I decided to have Camping World/Good Sam serve as the title sponsor for his 5thAnnual NBA All-Star party,” said Lemonis. “We are excited to align with one of the greatest basketball players in the league but more importantly one of the greatest individuals in the league as well.”
 
Dwyane Wade created “Wade’s World Foundation” to provide education, health and social skills to children living in Florida, Wisconsin and Illinois. His efforts in Miami, Milwaukee and Chicago have enriched numerous children’s lives as the foundation’s motto is “Every Child Deserves A Shot.” For more information on the foundation, visit www.wadesworldfoundation.org
 
Lemonis is also committed to charitable organizations in the three cities and recently appeared on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” which helped to raise over a million dollars for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Lemonis personally donated to many charities including St. Jude’s, Zacharias sexual abuse center, and several other national and local charities. This year, Lemonis’ philanthropy will be highlighted during a full episode of ABC’s “Secret Millionaire” where he will personally help revive three charities in need.   
 
About Camping World/Good Sam:
Both founded in 1966, Camping World is America’s #1 source for RVs, camping accessories, RV maintenance and repair and The Good Sam  is the world’s largest RV owners organization offering helpful technical tips,  vacation planning, extended warranty, magazine subscriptions, roadside assistance and more to serve the outdoor enthusiast. Partnered together, Camping World and Good Sam  offers more to those who love the RV lifestyle by offering one- stop shopping and resources for everything RV and outdoor. For more information, visit www.CampingWorld.comand www.GoodSam.com
 
The 61st NBA All-Star Game will be played Sunday, Feb 26th, at the Amway Center in Orlando, FL.  This is the second time Orlando has been selected to host the NBA All-Star Game.
 
For more information, please contact:
Courtney Merfeld                          
CMPR                                                   
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Courtney@cmpr.net                     


Photo Credit = “Comes The Tide” courtesy of Wesley Prints