The following press release was sent out earlier today:
Tampa, FL: October 29, 2007 â<80>” Through his contacts with the WWE, Marty Lyons, Joe Nameth and other companies and charities, Big Vito was able to raise $10,300 towards the purchase of books for PS30â<80><99>s Library in Staten Island at a charity event held on October 20th, 2007.
Tickets sold out within 25 minutes. The event itself was a huge success. Big Vito played basketball with the schoolâ<80><99>s teachers and the 5th graders.
â<80><9c>He was professional and utterly amazing having moved the crowd of 500 people. He made
people who weren’t wrestling fans ones now,â<80> said Denise Spina, the schoolâ<80><99>s principal, â<80><9c>The thing that impressed me most was that he made sure every child on line for an autograph got one.â<80>
â<80><9c>Thereâ<80><99>s more to wrestling than being a well known personality,â<80> said Big Vito, â<80><9c>I like being able to give back to the community.â<80>
Vito was released from WWE earlier this year and can now be reached for bookings at email@example.com