Fundraiser to benefit the Phoenix Police Foundation and raise public awareness for sufferers of Sleep Apnea

Date:  Tuesday January 26th, 2016

Time:  6:30pm to Closing



Padre Murphys Irish Pub

4338 W. Bell Rd

Glendale, AZ 85038

The Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Director of Highway Safety Alberto Gutier with Retired Suns players and current and retired NFL players stars Marcus Allen, Eric Dickerson, Mike Haynes , Larry Fitzgerald (a lot of other Super bowl hopeful Cardinals) and our very own Roy Green are supporting this fundraiser benefiting the Phoenix Police Foundation while increasing sleep apnea awareness for the public. Estimated attendance of this event is 5-7K people. There will be opportunities to meet legendary professional football and Basketball players receive autographs and learn about a disease that is life threatening. This event will change lives!


This exclusive public awareness event is sponsored by the Pro Players Health Alliance for sufferers’ of SLEEP APNEA.  NFL players, both current and retired, are raising awareness of this this disease.

Snoring, Apnea and interrupted sleep are more than an annoyance, they can be life threating Illnesses that can lead to major health concerns. NFL players have experienced the loss of family members and team members due to untreated obstructive sleep apnea and are speaking out nationwide, urging fans and players to seek diagnosis and treatment of their sleep conditions

Keynote speaker for the evening is Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “Sleep apnea reduces life span 7-15 years. 90% who die in their sleep due to a heart attack, the root cause is sleep apnea. Without treatment, statistics reveal staggering facts: there is a two and a half times greater risk of stroke and 60% higher risk of cancer. We cannot be on our game when we are feeling tired and weak due to a lack of sleep. Thousands are untreated and it’s past time to bring this awareness to the forefront. It is for this purpose that Arrowhead Pro Sleep Division exists. Our Center is unconditionally dedicated to providing complete patient diagnosis and sleep therapy.

Master of Ceremonies for this event is Mr. David Gergen of Gergen’s Orthodontics and Sleep Lab and founder of Pro Player Sleep.

Attending the event will be:

  • Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich
  • Ms. Nicole Bidwell
  • Phoenix Police Chief Joe Yahner
  • Phoenix Police Foundation Treasurer Steve Binder
  • Phoenix Chapter of the NFL Players Association (Former Players)

Athletes in Attendance, just to name a few:

  • Larry Fitzgerald (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Roy Green (St. Louis and Arizona Cardinals)
  • Eric Dickerson (Los Angeles Rams. Los Angeles Raiders, Indianapolis Colts, Falcons)
  • Marcus Allen (Los Angeles Raiders, Chiefs)
  • Mike Haynes (Patriots, Los Angeles Raiders)
  • JD Hill (Bills, Lions)
  • Frank Sanders (Ravens, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Derek Kennard (Cowboys, Saints, St. Louis and Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jim McMahon (Bears, Chargers, Eagles, Vikings, Browns, AZ Cardinals, Packers)
  • Charles Barkley (76ers, Suns, Rockets, US Olympic “Dream Team”)

Master Of Ceremonies David Gergen


Attorney General Mark Brnovich

This Amazing Fundraiser features a Silent Auction with some great prizes!  (Bidding begins at 12 noon at Padre Murphy’s)

Win a Golf Foursome with:

Erik Dickerson/Marcus Allen + 2

Roy Green/Larry Fitzgerald +2

Roy Green/Charles Barkley + 2 @ Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas/ private flight and 2 nights in a suite included.

50/50 Raffle, and autographed Arizona Cardinal Memorabilia will also be raffled.

There will also be photo opportunities with some of the attendees.

“We are striving to make an awareness to the 18 million plus who are suffering from sleep apnea and do not know where to turn for help.” Said Dr. Rudi Ferrate from Arrowhead Pro Sleep Division.

Dr. Rudi Ferrate

“This is about the Phoenix Police Department and the Arizona Cardinals support of our law enforcement. It’s about professional athletes supporting law enforcement across the country!”

Roy Green, retired Arizona Cardinals


Kaylia Harper of Gergen’s Orthodontics & Sleep Lab


Phone:  (602) 317-4209