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Cal Ripken Jr. speaks at Denver Boy Scouts Sports Breakfast Wednesday

The Sports Breakfast is the largest fundraiser each year for the Denver Area Council.

DENVER — National Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. is the keynote speaker at the 45th annual Denver Area Council (DAC) Boy Scouts of America Sports Breakfast.

The annual Sports Breakfast will be on Wednesday, April 6 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on the floor of Ball Arena in Denver.

This year, participants will also hear from Event Chairman Peter J. Coors and Scout Executive Charles W. Brasfeild. Stories that display the value scouting has on Colorado's youth will also be shared at the breakfast.

Some of the past celebrity keynote speakers at the Sports Breakfast include: Steve Atwater, Champ Bailey, Brian Griese, Peyton Manning, Emmitt Smith, John Elway, Chauncey Billups, Lou Brock, Wayne Gretzky and many others.

Editor's Note: 9NEWS is a sponsor of the Boy Scouts Sports Breakfast.

The Sports Breakfast is the largest fundraiser each year for the DAC, serving youth in ten counties throughout the Denver metro area and nearly 32,000 young people and volunteers.

Scouting provides an experiential program for all youth and builds leaders with character while teaching participatory citizenship and physical fitness. 

One hundred percent of proceeds from the Sports Breakfast go directly toward these programs.

Sponsorship information:

Denver Area Council Boy Scouts of America Programs:

  • Cub Scouts - Youth 5-10 years old or Grades K-5
  • Scouts BSA - Youth 11-17 years old or Grades 6-12
  • Venturers - Co-Ed youth, Ages 14-20
Credit: AP Photo/Julio Cortez

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