(MAR 25) Merrillville, In - The City
of Hammond hosted the 7th Annual Pampered Woman Show at the Jean
Shepherd Center on March 21-22 and Octavius James' One In A Million
Inc. joined forces with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana to help
provide food to those less fortunate.
"We definitely appreciate the
support we have received from Mr. James & One In A Million,
because to get that support means a lot," said Chanda Dixon,
Food Sourcing/Volunteer Coordinator for the Food Bank of
Northwest Indiana. "All proceeds are going towards a worthy
cause and people around the area that really depend on our food
NABC Lightweight World Champion "Merciless" Mary McGee took time
out to sign autographs for those individuals that attended the
event and donated non-perishable goods to the Food Bank of
"It's an honor for us to give back to Northwest Indiana and Mary
(McGee) was extremely excited at the opportunity to help," said
C.E.O. of One In A Million Inc. Octavius James. "Times are hard
right now and anything that we can do to lighten someone's load
or brighten someone else's day we will most certainly lend a
While at the packed event McGee took some time to prepare her
body for her upcoming World Title bout against Kristy "Rose"
Follmar (16-1, 9KO's) which will take place at the Hammond Civic
Center on Saturday, April 25th, 2009. McGee received a full body
massage from Pamela Davey of Concepts In Massage and also was
given a manicure and pedicure from students of the Area Career
Center School of Cosmetology.
Octavius James' One In A Million
Inc. was one of many booths that packed into the Jean Shepherd
Center for two days of total pampering. "(The Pampered Woman
Show) has grown over the years and we have moved it from the
Hammond Civic Center to the Jean Shepherd Center since we have
more space and we can accommodate more vendors," said Donna Muta,
Special Events Coordinator for the City of Hammond.
Also featured on the "Date With Destiny" card is the Co-Main
Event of Michael "Midnight Stalker" Walker (19-1-2, 12 KOs) vs.
Orphius Waite (4-0, 3 KOs). Derrick "Superman" Findley (13-2, 8
KOs), Ed "2 Fast 2 Furious" Ochoa (7-0, 7 KOs), Josh Crouch
(3-0, 3 KOs), Angel Hernandez (11-3, 9 KOs), "Big" Ty Ortiz (Pro
Debut), Plus Brother & Sister "The Pit Bull" Jimmy Perez Jr.
(4-1, 1 KOs) Tiffany Perez will also be featured and in a
special amateur bout.
Tickets for "Date With Destiny" can be purchased at VIP $100,
VIP ringside $75, ringside $50, and general admission $30 and
they are available from any Ticket Master location at (219)
791-1234, (312) 559-1212, (866) 438-7372, TicketMaster.com or at
the Hammond Civic Center Box Office (219) 853-6378.
Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Ave. Hammond, IN located just 20
minutes from downtown Chicago, doors will open at 6 p.m. with
the first bout at 8 p.m. Source/PR