Posted On : July 26th, 2012 |
Updated On : July 26th, 2012
A variety of rappers, athletes, actors and singers will attend a fundraiser that doubles as the 70th birthday celebration for boxing legend, Muhammad Ali.
Cee Lo Green, Kelly Rowland, Sugar Ray Leonard, Lenny Kravitz, John Legend, Anthony Hopkins and a number of others are slated to attend the 16th annual Power of Love Gala, which will honor “The Champ’s” 70th birthday.
The event will raise money for the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky, along with the Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Cleveland Ohio.
“This year’s Power of Love Gala will bring attention and funds to the important work being done at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health on a whole new scale,” said Larry Ruvo, Chairman, Keep Memory Alive. “We’re excited to have the opportunity to shed light on the fight to knock out neurocognitive disorders while celebrating the life and ongoing contributions of the legend, Muhammad Ali.”
The 16th annual Power of Love Gala will raise awareness for Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, ALS, and Parkinson’s, which Muhammad Ali has been battling since 1984.
Others slated to attend the 16th annual Power of Love Gala include Ken Norton, Tommy “Hitman” Hearns, Roberto Duran, Angelo Dundee, Leon Spinks and others.
The 16th annual Power of Love Gala will take place February 18 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The event will also be televised on ABC nationally on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. EST/ 4 p.m.