New York, NY (June 28th) – Last evening, Gucci Timepieces was pleased to serve as the official Timekeeper of the 5th Annual Steve Nash Foundation Showdown, an 8-a-side charity soccer match featuring NBA and professional soccer players to support the Steve Nash Foundation. The event took place at the Sara D. Roosevelt Park in the Lower East Side.
To honor the Steve Nash Foundation’s commitment to providing critical resources to underserved children, Gucci Timepieces Managing Director Michael Benavente presented Steve Nash (two-time NBA Most Valuable Player), team captain, Thierry Henry (striker for New York Red Bulls), and game MVP, Salomon Kalou (Champion League’s winner with Chelsea), with the new I-Gucci Sport watch. Recognizable by a striking perforated rubber strap in three appealing color schemes of black, orange and cobalt blue, the I-Gucci Sport boasts a range of technical components including a chronograph and dual chronograph, countdown timer, tachymeter, pedometer and a sailing function specifically designed for timing regattas.
About Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry:
Gucci Timepieces has been designing, developing and manufacturing iconic Gucci watches since the early 1970s. Taking advantage of the worldwide recognition of the Florentine house – and its unique duality in brand positioning, pairing modernity and heritage, innovation and craftsmanship, trendsetting and sophistication – Gucci Timepieces is one of the most reliable and consistent fashion watch brands, with a clear design approach and positioning. Made in Switzerland, Gucci watches are recognized for their design, quality and craftsmanship and are distributed worldwide through the exclusive network of directly operated Gucci boutiques and selected watch distributors. Since January 2010, Gucci Timepieces has also been distributing the Gucci Jewelry collections, capitalizing on the expertise gained in the watch sector and leveraging the synergies between the watch and jewelry industries. For more information about Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry, please visit www.gucciwatches.com.
About the Steve Nash Foundation:
The Steve Nash Foundation is a US 501(c)(3) and registered Canadian charity dedicated to assisting underserved children in their health, personal development, education and enjoyment of life. The Foundation works to increase access to critical needs resources at home and abroad to ensure that every child has a chance to grow.The Showdown benefits Educare Arizona, providing thoughtful, high-quality early learning and healthcare resources to Head Start-eligible students from birth to age five years, and leveraging successful private-public collaborations to foster state and national policy advancements in early childhood, teacher training, and neighborhood healthcare. Learn more at www.stevenash.org.