Palm Beach Imperials Kick-Off Inaugural Season Tonight

Nov. 21, 2006 – The Imperials showcases a fan-friendly and affordable brand of professional basketball and a dedication to helping the community. The first game will feature local charity, Kids@Home.

Kids@Home is a Boca Raton-based non-profit organization providing a comprehensive array of independent living and self-sufficiency care for teenagers who at 18-years-old are aging out of foster care. The goal is to ensure the safety, permanency and well being of teens as they transition from foster care by providing coordination and linkages to housing, education, employment, and caring adults.

Prior to the game will be a ceremonial ribbon-cutting that will be opening the season for the Imperials. Participating in the ceremony will be Boca Raton Mayor Steven Abrams, Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce President Tony McLellan, former Florida Lt. Governor and Florida Atlantic University President Frank Brogan, and 2008 Independent Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato.

Scheduled to perform at the home opener will be Nationally Champion Dance Team the Pop Starz, national recording artist Montana, Local Recording Artist Jillian Jonas, and 2008 Independent Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato.

For further information on the home opener for the Palm Beach Imperials go to or call 561-208-1110. For information pertaining to Kids@Home go to or call Andria Cunningham, Director of Development, Kids@Home, 561-237-1311.

About Palm Beach Imperials
The Palm Beach Imperials ( are Palm Beach’s and Treasure Coast’s only professional basketball team. The team looks to bring the worlds of music, entertainment, family and basketball to create a unique product for its fans. The team will play its inaugural season at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The Imperials feature mostly local hometown talent. The team is majority owned by the Imperiali Organization.

Palm Beach Imperials
Lamont Carr
(561) 208-1110

About Imperiali Organization
Imperiali Organization ( ) is global development company, with diversified assets and holdings, connecting the leaders of tomorrow today. Currently the organization has taken interest in both in owned and operated businesses in the areas of internet search, public relations, merchandising, publishing, film, and sports as well as other non-affiliated companies.

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