Sports Symposium March 3

St. Davids, PA, February 15, 2012: The Eastern University, Comcast Spectacor and Access Sports present Sports Symposium 2012: Sports as Caring: Dimensions of Therapy and Life Skills in Sports and Community Recreation. This Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room at the Wells Fargo Center, 3601 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA.

Sports have for millennia served as a community building and social relationship enterprise. From family game time to competitive global Olympic competition, from amateur athletics to professional enterprises, sports serve the human community as a means of life balance between work and play. Sports bring people together culturally, socially, physically and aesthetically.

Speakers will include Eastern University Professor Hans Tokke;  Mr. Jordan Burnham; Mike Quick, Philadelphia Eagles Radio Sports Commentator; Dr. Stephen Schecter, President, Global Abilities; Jeffrey J. Harrison, Former Vice President, World Team Tennis; Ms. Farah Dailey, General Manager, Philadelphia Firebirds; Ashley Harker, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist; Bill Roth; Dr. Ed Hastings, Director, Neumann University Institute of Sports and Spirituality; Lance Lee, Vice President of Operations, Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis; Pastor Todd Stavrakos, Gladwyne Presbyterian Church; Dr. Cheryl A. Mobley-Stimpson,; Jim Britt, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer,  Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation; and James Osborne, School of Leadership and Development.

Eastern University is a Philadelphia Christian University which integrates faith, reason and justice for all of its students, and offers many Graduate Programs in Leadership and Development.

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