- WWE announced today that their upcoming tour in Saudi Arabia at the Green Halls Stadium in Riyadh on February 13, 14 and 15 has been rescheduled to take place on April 17, 18 and 19. The change was made to accommodate the national Al Janadriyah Heritage and Cultural Festival annual ceremony, which will now take place at the same venue. Fans who have purchased tickets can either receive a new ticket with the same seat, or a refund. Tickets for the new dates go on sale today at ticketmaster.ae.
- WWE issued the following press release today:
WWE® Awards $125,000 in "Be a STAR" Anti-Bullying Grants
NEW YORK & STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Creative Coalition and WWE, co-founders of the Be a STAR (Show Tolerance and Respect) anti-bullying initiative, announced today the winners of the first-ever Be a STAR grant program. The program, which originally planned to offer four $25,000 grants, has instead awarded grants totaling $125,000 to five qualified non-profit public charities that develop and implement anti-bullying programs.
"WWE is proud to implement its first-ever Be a STAR grant program, and offer five distinguished and deserving non-profits support for their anti-bullying programs"
Be a STAR is an anti-bullying initiative co-founded in 2011 by The Creative Coalition and WWE. Its mission is to encourage young people to treat each other with tolerance and respect through education and grassroots initiatives. WWE and The Creative Coalition leverage the power of The Creative Coalition's entertainment industry constituencies and WWE's global brand and platforms to help combat the bullying epidemic plaguing today's youth.
"The Creative Coalition is a proud co-founder and architect of Be a STAR. We are committed to harnessing the power of the arts and influence of the entertainment industry to serve the common good and the citizenry. And, the best way to do that is to put our strength behind the Be a STAR program that brings much-needed direct resources to the nation's schoolchildren," said Robin Bronk, CEO of The Creative Coalition.
"WWE is proud to implement its first-ever Be a STAR grant program, and offer five distinguished and deserving non-profits support for their anti-bullying programs," said Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE. "Due to the overwhelming response from many deserving organizations, we decided to award an additional grant for a total of $125,000. Our hope is that these five grants will provide the additional resources needed to help combat bullying in their communities."
The five grantees of the inaugural Be a STAR grant program are:
The Armory Foundation, New York, NY: The Armory Foundation, a NYC non-profit, hosts more than 125,000 athletes each year and is home to the premier indoor track & field center in the United States. The Be a STAR grant will help fund the Armory College Prep's Fair Play Program, which reaches more than 300 students in public high schools in New York City. The grant will also provide training for The Armory Foundation's staff, who will ensure that Be a STAR's lesson plans are integrated effectively into the program's workshops.
Short URL: http://winc.cc/Z0ibIS
The New Day Debuts A New Chant, WWE Main Event Match Goes Long, Fans On John Cena - Seth Rollins
** LIVE SPOILERS ** For This Week's WWE SmackDown
New Shirt Released For Ailing Legend, Jimmy Uso And Naomi Tour Stadium, Kurt Angle Set For Q&A Tour
John Cena WWE Tough Enough Promo, Los Matadores Win Dark Match, RAW Twitter TV Ratings, RAW Top 10
Did WWE Print The "Cesaro Section" Signs At Last Night's RAW?, More Signs On SmackDown This Week
Total Divas Recap: Alicia/Wade Drama, Paige Argues With Nikki, John Cena, More
Full Episode Of Tough Talk: Latest Elimination, Paige Wants To Punch Miz, Daniel Bryan Scolds, More
WWE Monday Night RAW Results - Six-Man Main Event, Paul Heyman And Brock Lesnar, More
Why Kane Was Written Out Of Storylines, New Details On WWE Movie With Dolph Ziggler,
Sexy Star Nude Photoshoot Video, Lucha Underground - Dario Cueto Note, Shelton Benjamin - GFW Video
Big Angle With Paul Heyman And Brock Lesnar On RAW
Huge Title Match Set For WWE SummerSlam