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NEWARK, NJ, October 1, 2019 — Stevenson & Moses Boxing for Life Corp. has appointed Gregory Burrus to the Board of Directors.  In his new role as Vice President of Communications, he is responsible for communication outreach, community engagement through special events, and internet properties.  Mr. Burrus joined the organization's Advisory Board in 2019 and co-hosted Ringside for a Cause in 2018. 

"Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life has a tremendous opportunity to use boxing as a tool to build character, camaraderie, and responsibility for the communities in which we live," stated Gregory Burrus.  "I'm excited to be a part of the Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life organization which has the potential to transform individuals locally and around the world."

Wali and Robyn Moses, along with their grandson, Pro Boxer and 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist in Boxing Shakur Stevenson founded the organization with the vision of teaching Olympic-style boxing.  A viable force in the community, Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life offers boxing as a deterrent to bullying and gun violence.  

Mr. Burrus is a local live music producer, promoter, manager, photographer, social media manager, and community engagement supporter. Currently producing live music events across the Greater New Jersey, New York City area for a number of the local area live music venues.  A former Information Technology Director and Business Process Consultant with a strong telecommunications management, business process, information technology background, Gregory led major corporate-wide systems, customer service teams and operational support systems service order delivery teams in AT&T and Verizon.  Gregory traveled extensively as a business systems consultant across, the US, Canada, and Europe analyzing business requirements, developing service delivery systems all focused on improving the customer experience.     

"I am excited that Greg will be joining the Board of Directors. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise in various areas to our team," said CC Minton President.   Greg has been a supporter along the way and we welcome him,"  said Robyn Moses CEO of the organization.  

Mr. Burrus brings his extensive IT, business, community relations, and documentation experience to drive community improvements. Gregory Burrus is considered the community’s Live Music Ambassador. Gregory is the creator of the Annual South Orange 24 Hours of Live Music event with musicians performing 24 hours of live music across multiple locations throughout South Orange NJ. For Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies, Gregory Burrus produces documents and showcases some of the best local emerging jazz musicians for the weekly Jazz973 program at Newark’s Clements Place Jazz venue.   

About Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life

Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization committed to using boxing as a tool to teach camaraderie among peers in the community.  Our signature program teaches Olympic style boxing that provides participants with the skills necessary to become a contender in the Olympics for Boxing if they choose to do so.  We provide training for athletes to build endurance and perseverance for the sport of their choice and believe that the work and experience in and of itself is an asset to one's life.  Our goal is to offer boxing as a deterrent to bullying and gun violence by building character and responsibility for the community in which participants live.  Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life, a viable force in the community, is the vision of Willie and Robyn Moses, along with their grandson Pro Boxer & 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist in Boxing Shakur Stevenson.


For more information, contact CC Minton, President

Email: stevensonmosesboxingforlife@gmail.com   Website: www.stevensonmosesboxingforlife.org

https://www.facebook.com/smboxingforlife




NEWARK, NJ, October 1, 2019 – Professional Boxer Shakur Stevenson & Founder/Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life/NJ Hall of Fame Boxing Coach Wali Moses will donate 400 whole chickens to the Essex County Park League (League) and Weequahic Park Sports Authority (Authority) Thanksgiving Poultry Drive.  Stevenson will be on hand to distribute whole chicken donations and greet the community on November 15, 2019.


Stevenson, a Newark native and Olympic Silver Medalist is committed to giving back to his home town community.  Essex County Weequahic Park is where Stevenson trained, over the years, before representing the United States at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  “Newark has been good to me and the park is one of the places that gave me a start’, said Stevenson.  “It always feels good to come home and I look forward to doing so after my upcoming fight in Reno, Nevada”. “We are honored to support the League and the Sports Authority to collectively empower the community”, said Coach Wali.  “Bringing everyone together for good cause is a part of what we do at Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life. 


Essex County Park League and Weequahic Park Sports Authority, two local NJ. Nonprofit organizations located in Essex County will host the community event on November 15, 2019, and it is open to the public by registration only at the following website: www.ecpl.us or by calling 973-877-9772 for more information. The registration portal will be open from October 3rd to November 8th the cutoff is 12 pm est.


The distribution location will be at Weequahic Park Community Building, 92 Thomas Carmichael Drive, an Essex County Park located in Newark, NJ. “We are appreciative of Shakur Stevenson & Stevenson & Moses Boxing for Life. "To see a homegrown champion and local organizations come together and give back to our community is a blessing”, said Weequahic Park Sports Authority President, Douglas Freeman. “As Essex County District 2 Freehold Vice President, I know how important it is for families to have a good nutritious meal and come together around the holidays”, said Wayne L. Richardson.  “I’d like to thank Shakur Stevenson and Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life for their generous donation to feed families”.


About Stevenson Moses Boxing for Life

Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life is a 501 ( c ) (3) not-for-profit organization committed to using boxing as a tool to teach camaraderie among peers in the community.  The signature program teaches Olympic style boxing that provides participants with the skills necessary to become a contender in the Olympics of Boxing if they choose to do so.  We provide training for athletes to build endurance and perseverance for the sport of their choice and believe that the work and experience in and of itself is an asset to one’s life.  Our goal is to offer boxing as a deterrent to bullying and gun violence by building character and responsibility for the community in which participants live.  Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life, a viable force in the community, is the vision of Willie and Robyn Moses, along with their grandson Pro Boxer & 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist in Boxing Shakur Stevenson.  


For more information, Contact CC Minton, President

Email:  stevensonmosesboxingforlife@gmail.com  Website:  www.stevensonmosesboxingforlife.org

https://www.facebook.com/smboxingforlife