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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

P-Rod to receive an award at Stoked

P-Rod to receive an award at Stoked

Founded in 2005 by Steve Larosiliere and Sal Masekela, Stoked’s mission is to promote personal development, academic achievement, and healthy living to under-served youth through action sports culture. Stoked operates in both NYC and L.A., providing action sports, after-school, community service, and mentoring programs, and has developed partnerships with a vast array of public schools and other non-profit organizations to reach its intended population.

On November 9th, Stoked Mentoring is hosting its annual benefit, the Stoked Awards, at the Union Square Ballroom to honor the achievements of individuals who embody the mission of the New York and LA based non-profit. This year's award recipients have been selected for their commitment to the organization and their community, while maintaining achievements in their personal and professional careers.

At the top of the list of this year's achievements is P-Rod who will receive the Stoked Achievement Award for his support to help Stoked grow and expand its programs. A well-respected player in the action sports industry for his achievements both in and out of competition, P-Rod will be joining the ranks of past recipients including, Mazdack Rassi, Bob McKnight, Sal Masekela, Tony Hawk and Marc Ecko.

Other honorees at this year's gala include, Stoked mentor Jeanne Rousseau and mentee Armani Green (Stoked Mentoring Pair Award), Leanne Fonseca (Stoked Volunteer Award) and Ann Kaatz (Stoked Appriciation Award).

Ticket's for the 2011 Stoked Awards are available online for $125. To purchase tickets and learn more about the Stoked Awards and Stoked Mentoring, check out: and
For more information about Stoked, please visit

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