Cavaliers Players Delonte West, Jawad Williams and Danny Green Spend Evening Out to Dinner with Underprivileged Children from Berea Childrens Home

CLEVELAND, OH - March 11, 2010 - Cavs players Delonte West, Jawad Williams and Danny Green spent the evening of Wednesday March 10th having dinner with 25 underprivileged children from the Berea Children’s Home at Maggiano’s restaurant in Beachwood. The players shared some great food and conversation about their own life’s lessons on and off the basketball court.

Allison Byrd, principal of Roxboro Middle School also spoke to the children about the importance of manners and etiquette at the dinner table. The children and players were then given the opportunity to ask questions to Maggiano’s Executive Chef, Brian Clark, who discussed ways to earn a degree from various culinary schools and stressed the importance of finishing school.

Maggiano’s special guests were served a three course meal starting with Mozzarella Marinara and Chicken Parmesan and ending with N.Y Style Cheesecake. Everyone walked away with a full stomach and some good table manners!

Berea Children’s Home and Family Services is a diverse organization, highly regarded for the ability to be responsive to the emerging and ever-changing needs of the communities they serve. Through a continuum of services they strive to respond to the individual mental health and developmental needs of the communities most vulnerable children and their families. Berea Children’s Home and Family Services has made a commitment to a brighter future by cultivating strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.

Maggiano’s Little Italy specializes in Italian-American cuisine served in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Maggiano’s menu features both classic and contemporary recipes - authentic pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh seafood, regular chef specials and specialty desserts. Maggiano’s 44 locations worldwide offer lunch and dinner, delivery, carryout service and banquet spaces for special occasions.