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Photo Release -- FAU Athletics Welcomes The Mattera Foundation as Coach's Breakfast Sponsor

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 26, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- John Mattera is proud to sponsor Florida Atlantic University Athletics 2010 Football Coach's Breakfast. Prior to every home game, FAU Head Coach Howard Schnellenberger invites and welcomes FAU fans to attend an 8 a.m. Friday breakfast. Fans are greeted by the cheer teams, instructed by the offensive and defensive coaches and fired up by members of the FAU football team. The FAU Coach's breakfast, which is sponsored by The Mattera Foundation directly, correlates to The Mattera Foundation's mission, which is to strengthen the community through bringing good people and good causes together to help ensure both the excellent stewardship of donor funds and the wise investment of grants in the community that The Mattera Foundation serves. The breakfast is free of charge and is open to all FAU faculty and staff as well as Owl Club members. Join us this Friday for your up close look at the owls.

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Florida Atlantic University Athletics:

FAU Athletics is comprised of 18 intercollegiate teams involving 450 student athletes that compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track, and volleyball. The Owls are a NCAA Division I-A (FBS) institution and compete in the Sun Belt Conference in all but men's soccer, which participates in the Mid America Conference. The Owls have been playing football since 2001 and have captured two bowl games. Cheer and dance are also part of the athletic department family and represent the University annually in competition and within the community.For more information, visit www.fau.edu.

About The Mattera Foundation:

John Mattera founded The Mattera Foundation in Boca Raton, Florida. The Mission of The Mattera Foundation is to strengthen the community through bringing good people and good causes together to help ensure both the excellent stewardship of donor funds and the wise investment of grants in the communities that we serve. The Mattera Foundation puts the joy back in giving.

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CONTACT: Florida Atlantic University Athletics Media contact: Katrina McCormack 561-297-3163 kmccormi@fau.edu The Mattera Reserve, Inc. Media Contact Lisa Yigit pr@thematterareserve.com