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ADF Hosts 2nd Annual Dinner

The African Development Foundation (ADF) hosted it’s 2nd annual dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis on Saturday, June 16, 2007. The star studded event honored some legendary names in baseball’s past and present stars including Johnnie ‘Dusty” Baker, Al Jackson, Omar Minaya, Mariano Rivera, Reggie Smith, Bob Watson, and Dave Winfield. The event also honored Derek Jeter's Turn 2 Foundation and the Honorable Pamela Bridgewater, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana  for their outstanding support and contributions towards the development of baseball in Africa.

2007 Honorees with their wives

Willie Randolph, Dave Winfield, and Orlando Hernandez

Herb Williams, Marc Morial, Reggie Smith, Willie Gary, George Ntim, Ambassador Pamela Bridgewater, Al Jackson, Dave Winfield, and O.J. Anderson

Guests enjoying dinner and festivities

Charles Smith, Darryl Strawberry, Todd Smith, Dorothy Jeter, O.J. Anderson, George Ntim, and Herb Williams

Live Auction during the Dinner

George Ntim (2nd left) with honorees and special guests

Charles Smith, Darryl Strawberry, George Ntim, O.J. Anderson, and Herb Williams


Article by Dondo Magazine