Home Plate Update September 2018 | Page 17

briefs The Cordish Companies Support Arlington Nonprofits During Grand Opening During its grand opening celebration, Texas Live! made generous contributions to two long-time Arlington nonprofits who work to make the community a better place for so many. The Cordish Companies presented $10,000 checks to both the Boys and Girls Clubs of Arlington as well as to Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex. Mission Arlington Director Tillie Burgen, who recently celebrated her 82nd birthday, attended the Aug. 9 celebration and accepted the donation on behalf of her 32-year-old Downtown Arlington nonprofit organization. Arlington to Host PBR Global Cup PBR (Professional Bull Riders) announced that the PBR Global Cup, the only nation vs. nation international bull riding competition, will make its third stop at AT&T Stadium in The American Dream City on February 9 and 10, 2019, as the WinStar World Casino and Resort 2019 Global Cup USA. The event will feature entertainment all weekend long, including a Global Cup Fan Zone at Arlington’s Texas Live! sports entertainment complex, which houses the new PBR Texas Cowboy Country Bar. PBR will utilize stages in the district for the entertainment portions of the Global Cup Fan Zone, including live bands throughout the day, PBR Q&A sessions, Flint Rasmussen’s Outside the Barrel show, cowboy church on Sunday morning, and the official kickoff and after parties. 17