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Join Alex Gordon at the Red Stocking Breakfast on Saturday, December 4

Gordon_2009RedStocking.JPGKansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon will participate in a pair of community outreach events this week to celebrate the holiday season and support local charities. 

On Friday, December 3, Gordon will join Royals associates at the Johnson County Christmas Bureau’s annual Holiday Shop.  The group will distribute winter clothing, food and holiday gifts. The club hosted its annual Coat Drive in September to benefit the Johnson County Christmas Bureau, a volunteer, non-profit organization and United Way agency that provides necessary assistance to low-income families of Johnson County, Kansas.  This event is by invitation only. 

For the second-straight year, Gordon will also be one of the celebrities participating in the Red Stocking Breakfast at Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue, located at 95th Street & Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, Kan., on Saturday, December 4.  The Red Stocking Breakfast is the Kansas Children’s Service League’s signature fundraising event with proceeds benefiting child abuse prevention programs in the area.  The Kansas Children’s Service League serves more than 40,000 Kansas children and families each year.  Stop by as Alex will be on hand to serve breakfast at 10:00 a.m.  The breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.  Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door, with kids 10 and under eating for free.  Advance tickets are available until 5:00 p.m. on December 3 at the following site:

https://www.kcsl.org/(X(1)S(05shpcijcqnyceb1lqaoqy45))/RedStocking_CityInfo.aspx?ID=3

                                                

Alex Gordon visits Red Stocking Breakfast (photos)

Gordon serving.JPGDiners at Saturday’s Red Stocking Breakfast in Overland Park expected to see a few local celebrities…however, they may have been surprised to be served orange juice or coffee by Kansas City’s third baseman. 

Alex Gordon and wife Jamie took part in the Kansas Children’s Service League’s benefit, which served 600 breakfast-goers and raised nearly $26,000 for child abuse prevention and education programs in Johnson and Wyandotte counties.

Gordon Autographs.JPGWhile Gordon had fun serving juice and coffee, the fans wanted him to put down the tray and sign a few autographs.

Gordons Santa Claus.JPGAlex and Jamie finished with the visit to Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

Thank you to everyone who came out to help the KCSL on Saturday!  For more information, visit www.kcsl.org.

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