The Cavaliers and Monsters Feed and Entertain Families from Cleveland’s Project ACT with a Thanksgiving Dinner and Hockey Game at The Q

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CLEVELAND, OH - November 17, 2011 - On Thursday, November 17th, the Cavaliers fed and the Monsters entertained 200 guests from Cleveland’s Project ACT with an evening of good food and fun to kick off the Cavs annual Season of Giving. Preselected families invited to The Q enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving dinner served by Cavaliers basketball operations and front office members, Cavs mascots Moondog and Sir C.C., and Monsters mascot Sully followed by an evening of high-action hockey entertainment at the Monsters vs. Peoria Rivermen game.

Cavaliers President Len Komoroski, Cavs COO Kerry Bubolz, Executive Director of Basketball Operations Michael Blackstone and Assistant Coaches Paul Pressey and Jamahl Mosley with other Cavs front office staffers stepped away from their desks and donned chef hats and aprons as they manned carving stations, alongside ARAMARK chefs to serve turkey and a family-style dinner. The Thanksgiving spread was complete with all the fixin’s including dressing, mashed potatoes, yams, corn and beverages. For dessert, the executives, coaches and staff members mingled with their guests over homemade pumpkin and apple pies on the Quicken Loans Arena practice court.

“Being able to help these families have a better day is always special to us and we are happy to serve and share a meal of thanks with them. It is an opportunity we never take for granted," said Cavs President Len Komoroski.