Community Update: 18 events on tap

Quakes have 18 community appearances lined up for the final week of MLS regular season play

Ellis McLoughlin and Joey Gjertsen Community Focus

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San Jose Earthquakes

What: Get Earthquakes Fit
Who: Justin Morrow
Location: San Antonio/Lucha Elementary School in San Jose
Date: Tuesday, October 18
Time: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Details: Morrow will visit San Antonio/Lucha Elementary School on behalf of the Get Earthquakes Fit Program. The midfielder will speak with 250 third and fourth graders about the importance of health and fitness and participate in one of the Get Earthquakes Fit exercises. After the presentation, he will sign autographs for all the students.
About Get Earthquakes Fit: Get Earthquakes Fit is a fun, five-week program designed by Earthquakes Head Athletic Trainer Bruce Morgan to increase physical activity in the classroom and at home. This fall, 10 local schools will be incorporating this program in their 3rd and 4th grade curriculum.
 
What: Get Earthquakes Fit
Who: Bobby Burling
Location: Pomeroy Elementary School in Santa Clara
Date: Tuesday, October 18
Time: 1:45 to 2:45 p.m.
Details: Burling will visit Pomeroy Elementary School on behalf of the Get Earthquakes Fit Program. The midfielder will speak with 250 third and fourth graders about the importance of health and fitness and participate in one of the Get Earthquakes Fit exercises. After the presentation, he will sign autographs for all the students.
About Get Earthquakes Fit: Get Earthquakes Fit is a fun, five-week program designed by Earthquakes Head Athletic Trainer Bruce Morgan to increase physical activity in the classroom and at home. This fall, 10 local schools will be incorporating this program in their 3rd and 4th grade curriculum.

What: Earthquakes School Visit
Who: Jason Hernandez
Location: Grace Lutheran School
Date: Tuesday, October 18
Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Details: Hernandez will visit Grace Lutheran School to give a presentation to the students about the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle and eating right.

What: Get Earthquakes Fit
Who: Anthony Ampaipitakwong
Location: Fairwood Elementary School in Sunnyvale
Date: Wednesday, October 19
Time: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Details: Ampaipitakwong will visit Fairwood Elementary School on behalf of the Get Earthquakes Fit Program. The midfielder will speak with 250 third and fourth graders about the importance of health and fitness and participate in one of the Get Earthquakes Fit exercises. After the presentation, he will sign autographs for all the students.
About Get Earthquakes Fit: Get Earthquakes Fit is a fun, five-week program designed by Earthquakes Head Athletic Trainer Bruce Morgan to increase physical activity in the classroom and at home. This fall, 10 local schools will be incorporating this program in their 3rd and 4th grade curriculum.

What: Get Earthquakes Fit
Who: Justin Morrow
Location: Ryan Elementary School in San Jose
Date: Wednesday, October 19
Time: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Details: Morrow will visit Ryan Elementary School on behalf of the Get Earthquakes Fit Program. The midfielder will speak with 250 third and fourth graders about the importance of health and fitness and participate in one of the Get Earthquakes Fit exercises. After the presentation, he will sign autographs for all the students.
About Get Earthquakes Fit: Get Earthquakes Fit is a fun, five-week program designed by Earthquakes Head Athletic Trainer Bruce Morgan to increase physical activity in the classroom and at home. This fall, 10 local schools will be incorporating this program in their 3rd and 4th grade curriculum.

What: Amway Kicks for Kids
Who: Bobby Burling
Location: Los Paseos Elementary School in San Jose
Date: Wednesday, October 19
Time: 1:45 to 2:45 p.m.
Details: The Amway Kicks for Kids Program enables Earthquakes players to visit hundreds of youth in 17 different primary and intermediate schools as well as community centers to discuss the important benefits of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle with youth all over the Bay Area.

What: Player Appearance
Who: Anthony Ampaipitakwong
Location: Gilroy Elks Lodge Soccer Awards Night
Date: Wednesday, October 19
Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.  
Details: Ampaipitakwong will be attending the soccer awards night and handing out trophies to award winners.

What: 2011 SSVCF Dinner
Who: Past and present Earthquakes players
Location: Rotunda at San Jose City Hall, 200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose
Date: Wednesday, October 19
Time: 6 p.m.
Details: This year’s event will feature the presentation of Earthquakes annual player awards and the premiere of City of Champions: 2001, A San Jose Soccer Odyssey – a major History San Jose exhibit in City Hall celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Quakes’ first MLS Cup title in 2001. The keynote speaker is San Jose Earthquakes legend Troy Dayak. Earthquakes season ticketholders will be offered reduced-price tickets. Regular individual tickets are $100; table sponsorship is $1500 and includes sponsor recognition. Other sponsorship opportunities are also available. All proceeds go to SSVCF and the work we do on behalf of the soccer community. For more information, contact SSVCF President Don Gagliardi at 408-836-9850.

What: Get Earthquakes Fit
Who: Bobby Convey
Location: Montague Elementary School in Santa Clara
Date: Thursday, October 20
Time: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Details: Convey will visit Montague Elementary School on behalf of the Get Earthquakes Fit Program. The midfielder will speak with 250 third and fourth graders about the importance of health and fitness and participate in one of the Get Earthquakes Fit exercises. After the presentation, he will sign autographs for all the students.
About Get Earthquakes Fit: Get Earthquakes Fit is a fun, five-week program designed by Earthquakes Head Athletic Trainer Bruce Morgan to increase physical activity in the classroom and at home. This fall, 10 local schools will be incorporating this program in their 3rd and 4th grade curriculum.

What: Mascot and Shakers Girl Appearance
Who: Earthquakes mascot ‘Q’ and the Shaker Girls
Location: Crowe Plaza in Foster City
Date: Thursday, October 20
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Details: The Shaker Girls and Q will be there mingling with the audience and handing out Earthquakes merchandise at the ASIS Security Officer Appreciation Day.

What: Get Earthquakes Fit
Who: Earthquakes Ambassador Kelly Gray
Location: Ryan Elementary School in San Jose
Date: Thursday, October 20  
Time: 9:45 to 11:15 a.m.  
Details: Gray will visit Ryan Elementary School on behalf of the Get Earthquakes Fit Program. The midfielder will speak with 250 third and fourth graders about the importance of health and fitness and participate in one of the Get Earthquakes Fit exercises. After the presentation, he will sign autographs for all the students.
About Get Earthquakes Fit: Get Earthquakes Fit is a fun, five-week program designed by Earthquakes Head Athletic Trainer Bruce Morgan to increase physical activity in the classroom and at home. This fall, 10 local schools will be incorporating this program in their 3rd and 4th grade curriculum.

What: Get Earthquakes Fit
Who: Bobby Burling
Location: Adelante/Rodgers Elementary School in San Jose
Date: Friday, October 21
Time: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.  
Details: Burling will visit Adelante/Rodgers Elementary School on behalf of the Get Earthquakes Fit Program. The midfielder will speak with 250 third and fourth graders about the importance of health and fitness and participate in one of the Get Earthquakes Fit exercises. After the presentation, he will sign autographs for all the students.
About Get Earthquakes Fit: Get Earthquakes Fit is a fun, five-week program designed by Earthquakes Head Athletic Trainer Bruce Morgan to increase physical activity in the classroom and at home. This fall, 10 local schools will be incorporating this program in their 3rd and 4th grade curriculum.

What: Get Earthquakes Fit
Who: Brad Ring
Location: Hubbard Elementary School in San Jose
Date: Friday, October 21
Time: 7:15 to 9:30 a.m.
Details: Ring will visit Hubbard Elementary School on behalf of the Get Earthquakes Fit Program. The midfielder will speak with 250 third and fourth graders about the importance of health and fitness and participate in one of the Get Earthquakes Fit exercises. After the presentation, he will sign autographs for all the students.
About Get Earthquakes Fit: Get Earthquakes Fit is a fun, five-week program designed by Earthquakes Head Athletic Trainer Bruce Morgan to increase physical activity in the classroom and at home. This fall, 10 local schools will be incorporating this program in their 3rd and 4th grade curriculum.

What: Mascot Appearance
Who: Earthquakes mascot ‘Q’
Location: Downtown Willow Glen, 1245 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Date: Friday, October 21
Time: 7:15 to 9:30 a.m.  
Details: Q will be mingling with participants and walking in the Willow Glen Walk to School Day.  

What: Mascot Appearance
Who: Earthquakes mascot ‘Q’
Location: YMCA of Silicon Valley, 1717 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
Date: Friday, October 21
Time: 6:20 to 8 p.m.
Details: Q will be mingling with participants and passing out Earthquakes giveaways.  

What: Earthquakes Player Autograph Signing
Who: Ramiro Corrales
Location: Home Depot, 2855 Story Road, San Jose, CA 95127
Date: Saturday, October 22
Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Details: Corrales will sign autographs for fans at the Home Depot.

What: Earthquakes Player Autograph Signing, Shaker Girls and Street Team
Who: Bobby Convey and Khari Stephenson as well as the Shaker Girls
Location: Club Auto Sport, 521 Charcot Ave, San Jose, CA 95131
Date: Sunday, October 23
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
Details: Vettes & Vets is the first of its kind; Corvettes and Veteran’s Affairs coming together for one big benefit party raising Communication, Resources, Education, Support and Advocacy for military families, retired military personnel as well as veterans.