Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 1/22/13
By Barry LeBrockInwhat is quickly becoming the most popular charityfund-raiser on the MiamiHeat's calendar, fans, players, coaches and team management headed out to MiamiBeach on Monday night for the second annual "South Beach Battioke" event tobenefit The Battier Take Charge Foundation.Host Shane Battier was dressed as Captain Stubing from The Love Boat, andwelcomed the crowd with his Karaoke rendition of the title song from thepopular show of the 70's.Also taking the stage were LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Pat Riley andothers, including the no-doubt-about-it, best singer on the team, James Jones.Shane and Heidi Battierestablished The Battier Take Charge Foundation in January 2010 to encourage andinspire leadership qualities in young people. The Battiers believe thatfurthering education for at-risk students is crucial in the attempt toencourage young leaders who may not otherwise have the means to attend college.The Foundation serves to award scholarships to at-risk students who have proventhemselves to be deserving young leaders.
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