The Miami Project


Nick Buoniconti:The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis The StarArt Foundation is very pleased to have the opportunity to work with Nick Buoniconti and his Foundation on this most prestigious event. We want to extend to Mrs. Suzie Sayfie and her whole staff are deepest appreciation for all there hard work through the past 18 years in making The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis the leading medical institution of its kind in the world.

The StarArt Foundation was pleased to have provided two "Marlins Run for the Championship" Collectors prints and one Sports Illustrates "World Champs" magazine the gala event. The foundation is looking forward to presenting the rest of the Collection throughout the season to other charities for fund-raising events. The StarArt Foundation in its quest to be “a bridge for arts and humanity” has yet again brought to life a project that will bring help to those in need and promote the art of sportsmanship and dedication.

The StarArt Foundation would like to thank The Miami Herald and its staff for their tremendous support and help in bringing this project to life. Without the support of the Miami Herald we would not have had the opportunity to work with the World Series Champions the Florida Marlins. We also want to extend a warm thanks to Mayor Alex Penelas and his staff for introducing us to the Marlins organization. Many thanks to the Florida Marlins players, staff and organization for their support in our efforts to share their victory in a way that will help those in need.

The Ricky Williams Clebrity Classic 11 On March 5th,2004 at Dinner and Auction were held at the Donald Trump International Resort in Sunny Isles, Fl. Many of last years participants were present at this years event that was a sell out. The party was hosted by comedian Tommy Davidson and was attend by such stars as Jim Brown, Eric Dickerson,Lawrenance Taylor,Marshall Faulk, Jay Fiedler, Nat Moore, the Rock, Eddie George etc. Rick Williams sported a new hair due, he went completely bald to get prepared for this up coming season.

The StarArt Foundation was pleased to have participated in support of Ricky Williams in his efforts to pay back to the community's for all his success. "Night of Miracles " Eight Annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Coach Dave Wannstedt Dinner -Auction The night was abuzz with the excitement that this years event would topple the One Million Dollar mark raised by this spectacular event. The event was held at the Miami Dolphins Training Camp.

Over 1000 patrons participated in an evening filled with spectacular food and auction items. Special guest included U. M. Hurricanes Football coach Larry Cooker, current Florida Atlantic head coach Howard Schellenberger,who won the University of Miami Hurricanes Football National Championships against Nebraska. Also NBC Channel 6 Tony Segreto was the master of ceremony as he as been for the past eight years.

The StarArt Foundation is looking forward to presenting the rest of the Collection throughout the season to other charities for fund-raising events. Coach Don Shula “ Tribute “ Collection “ The Winningest Coach in NFL History” On January 30, 2004 Coach Don Shula was the recipient of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital “ Circle of Champions” Award. This award was present to Coach Shula at the Circle of Champions Luncheon & Auction held Friday January 30,2004 at the Corporate Hospitality Village Reliant Center Houston Texas, to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Honoring former Winning Super Bowl Coach Miami Dolphins Coach Don Shula, for Super Bowl V11 &V111. The print "Tribute" raised seven-hundred dollars.

On November 14,1993 Coach Shula was carried off the field –and into History books. The Dolphins’19-14 win over the Eagles at Philadelphia’s Veterans Stadium broke the long-standing record of 324 wins set by George Hallas, Don Shula went on to achieve a total of 374 career wins, and the best winning percentage of any professional team from 1970 to 1996, truly making him the winningest coach in football history. It was no surprise that Don Shula was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame by a unanimous vote in his first year of eligibility. This ultimate honor in football was a crowing, moment for Coach Shula. On July 26,1997, Don Shula’s sons, Dave and Mike, did the honors on Canton, Ohio, creating yet another Shula record- The Shula Brothers were the first pair ever to present a Hall of Famer for induction.

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