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The Brigance Brigade Foundation Celebrates O.J. Brigance’s 46th Birthday at “Soiree with O.J. – A Rockin’ Good Time!”

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The Brigance Brigade Foundation celebrated O.J. Brigance’s 46th birthday on Tuesday, October 6 with the “Soiree with O.J. – A Rockin’ Good Time!” event at the Hard Rock Café Baltimore.

The birthday celebration was emceed by WBAL’s Keith Mills and more than 200 guests packed the room to celebrate O.J. and to help raise funds for the Brigance Brigade Foundation’s Patient Services Grant Fund. One hundred percent of the evening’s proceeds benefited this fund which provides services and equipment to people and families battling ALS.

The event featured a large array of silent and live auction items, music by Number Nine Event Entertainment and a special appearance from a Michael Jackson performer. O.J.’s NFL teammates that attended the celebration included Baltimore Ravens’ Steve Smith, Sr. and Justin Forsett along with Michael McCrary and Brad Jackson.

One beneficiary of the Patient Services Grant Fund was in attendance with her daughter Emma. During the event, the Brigance Brigade Foundation welcomed Emma to the stage where she shared a touching speech on behalf of her mother on how the foundation has positively impacted their lives.

Hard Rock Café Baltimore commemorated the evening by announcing a special pin created in honor of O.J. Brigance. The pin is available for purchase at Hard Rock Café Baltimore and a portion of the sales benefit the Brigance Brigade Foundation.