Charlotte, NC (September 17, 2008) â<80>” The National Wrestling AllianceÂ® presents 16 time World Heavyweight Champion and NWAâ”¢ Hall of Famer â<80><9c>Nature Boyâ<80> Ric Flair on October 4, 2008 at the RMB Fairgrounds in Robstown, TX. The meet and greet autograph session is a benefit for the area Boyâ<80><99>s and Girls Club and is a chance for fans to get close the legend.
â<80><9c>This is not only a great opportunity for Ricâ<80><99>s many fans in the Corpus Christi area, but itâ<80><99>s for a great cause; the Boys and Girls Club. Iâ<80><99>m glad that the NWA and Ric are finally working together. Itâ<80><99>s been a long time coming and weâ<80><99>re planning for a long lasting relationship,â<80> said NWA Executive Director Robert K. Trobich.
â<80><9c>The idea of having such a high profile person like Ric Flair just floors us! His being involved with our fund raiser will raise the level of attention and weâ<80><99>re hoping heâ<80><99>ll interest folks to come out because every penny counts and our after school programs needs it,â<80> stated Anne Baker, Chief Professional Officer, Boys and Girls Club of Corpus Christi and Robstown, TX.
â<80><9c>I am anxious for this trip to Corpus Christi for many reasons. First, because its for the Boys and Girls Club. They offer great social and athletic opportunities to young people and Iâ<80><99>m happy to be helping them raise some money. Also, this is the first time in 20 years that the NWA and myself will be conducting business and Iâ<80><99>m wanting to see the wrestling later that night,â<80> said Ric Flair.
The Ric Flair/Boys and Girls Club benefit is a separate admission to the wrestling event later in the evening. For tickets or additional information please call 361-387-9002 or visit www.rmbfairgrounds.com. For information on the National Wrestling Alliance please visit www.nwawrestling.com.