Mack Strong’s annual charity golf tournament is July 1

June 22, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. June 22, 2015

Former Seattle Seahawk, and Newcastle resident, Mack Strong will host his annual charity golf tournament and dinner auction July 1 at The Golf Club at Newcastle.

The event, in its eighth year, supports Strong’s TEAM-WORKS Foundation, an organization he founded with his wife Zoe to empower at-risk youths toward a better future.

TEAM-WORKS partners with entities in the Northwest to offer mentoring services for disadvantaged youths and their families in indigenous, minority and impoverished communities. The nonprofit organization’s goal is to encourage kids to develop strong minds, strong bodies and strong character. Read more

Mack Strong hosts annual charity golf tournament

July 2, 2014

Former Seattle Seahawk, and Newcastle resident, Mack Strong will host his annual charity golf tournament and dinner auction July 16 at The Golf Club at Newcastle.

The event, in its seventh year, supports Strong’s TEAM-WORKS Foundation, an organization he founded with his wife Zoe to empower at-risk youths toward a better future.

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Sweet Decadence hosts Mack Strong TEAM-WORKS meet and greet

May 2, 2013

File Former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong (right), with wife Zoe, are hosting a fundraiser April 28 for TEAM-WORKS Academy.

File Former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong (right), with wife Zoe, are hosting a fundraiser April 28 for TEAM-WORKS Academy.

Newcastle residents will have the opportunity to partake in a night of football, chocolate, wine and charity at a special TEAM-WORKS event May 9.

Locals are invited to visit Sweet Decadence from 5-7 p.m. to meet former Seahawk Mack Strong, who will be available to talk football and sign autographs.

Sweet Decadence will donate a portion of the night’s proceeds to TEAM-WORKS, an organization founded by Mack and Zoe Strong to empower at-risk youths toward a better future. Read more

Former Seahawk is raising funds for TEAM-WORKS

April 5, 2012

Newcastle residents will have the opportunity to meet Mack and Zoe Strong from 4-6 p.m. April 28 at the Newcastle Professional Center.

A portion of the event’s profits will go toward the TEAM-WORKS Academy, a program of the Washington Chapter of HOPE worldwide.

HOPE worldwide is a faith-based relief and development organization founded in 1991 that is dedicated to serving the poor and needy.

File Former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong (right), with wife Zoe, are hosting a fundraiser April 28 for TEAM-WORKS Academy.

After 15 years in the NFL as a Seattle Seahawks fullback, Mack and his wife Zoe run the Mack Strong TEAM-WORKS Academy to help disadvantaged and at-risk kids.

The Strongs were named Washingtonians of the Year by Lt. Governor Brad Owen in 2011.

The couple resides in Newcastle with their young children.

The Washington Chapter of HOPE worldwide provides services to at-risk individuals in the Puget Sound region through seasonal days of service and its signature program, the Mack Strong TEAM-WORKS Academy. The program was founded in 2002, growing out of the volunteer work of the Strongs.

Sweet Decadence owner Sandra Wixon has offered to donate 10 percent of sales during the two-hour period to TEAM-WORKS Academy.

“You can support a local business, support a local charity and meet an NFL Allstar Fullback all in one afternoon,” event organizer John Jensen said. “Mack and Zoe are an inspiration to children through TEAM-WORKS Academy, and they are role models for those who want to give back to their community. They are a treasure right here in Newcastle.”

RSVP for the event by emailing Jensen at jensenroofing@msn.com or going to the TEAM-WORKS Academy Mack Strong “Meet and Greet” Facebook page.

Event featuring Seattle Seahawks standout Mack Strong to raise money for charity

March 19, 2012

NEW — 4:15 p.m. March 19, 2012

Newcastle residents will have the opportunity to meet Mack and Zoe Strong from 4 to 6 p.m. April 28 at the Newcastle Professional Center. A portion of the event’s profits will go toward the TEAM-WORKS Academy,  a program of the Washington Chapter of HOPE worldwide.

HOPE worldwide is a faith-based relief and development organization founded in 1991 that is dedicated to serving the poor and needy.

After 15 years in the NFL as a Seattle Seahawks fullback, Mack and his wife Zoe run the Mack Strong Team-Works Academy helping disadvantaged and at risk kids. The Strongs were named Washingtonians of the Year by Lt. Governor Brad Owen in 2011.

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Newcastle residents Mack and Zoe Strong to be honored at Childhaven centennial luncheon April 23

March 24, 2009

NEW — 2:10 p.m. March 24, 2009

Former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong and his wife Zoe will receive the Mark Matthews Service to Children Award at Childhaven’s centennial celebration luncheon April 23.

The Mark Matthews Service to Children Award is presented in honor of the Rev. Mark Matthews, who founded the Seattle Day Nursery in 1909. The name changed to Childhaven in 1985.

 

Zoe and Mack Strong

Zoe and Mack Strong

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