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Giants tackle Adam Koets to join 2011 Telethon

 

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51st Telethon a Big Success for the Center for Disability Services

Seth Meyers to Join Line Up at Telethon

Yankee Pitcher David Robertson to Join Line Up at Telethon

WGNA Radiothon Kicks Off Telethon Weekend

Telethon Will Introduce New Phone System for Callers

Local Talent to be Highlighted at Telethon

Stop by or Call In to the Telethon for the Chance at Three Deluxe SuperBowl XLV Packages

Adam Koets, Tackle for the NY Giants, at Center for Disability Services Telethon This Sunday

Adam Koets, tackle for the New York Giants, will be a featured guest in the sports area at the 51st Annual Center for Disability Services Telethon on Sunday, January 30. Koets will join New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson to sign autographs for fans from noon until 3 p.m. The all live, all local broadcast airs on WXXA/FOX23 News and is held at the Holiday Inn Albany on Wolf Road.

Koets was born in Santa Ana, California, and was a 6th round New York Giants draft pick in 2007. He was on the Giants’ SuperBowl XLII Championship team in 2008. Koets was a senior scholar athlete at Foothill High School, and played his college ball for Oregon State where he was a semi-finalist for the Draddy Award given to the nation’s top scholar athlete. He received a degree in international business with a minor in German before joining the NFL. Koets is involved in volunteer work for charitable causes in the New York/New Jersey area, and reportedly likes to participate in extreme sports such as sky diving, bungee jumping and surfing.

In recent years, the Center’s Telethon has welcomed Steve Smith (2008), Steve Smith and Derrick Ward (2009) and Rich Seubert (2010) from the New York Giants.

 

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