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The awesome thing these NFL, NBA stars did for Super Bowl champ’s foundation

Posted at 10:58 AM, May 19, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmonder and former NFL player Michael Robinson's star-studded Celebrity Waiter Experience took place Friday night at Richmond's historic Main Street Station.

Robinson was joined by former Meadowbrook and UVa. standout, and now Redskins tackle, Morgan Moses, fellow Varina alumni Andre Branch and Maurice Canady, who are with the Dolphins and Ravens respectively. Steelers Hall of Famer Franco Harris was here as well as Richard Sherman and De'Angelo Hall.

"I told him, 'Anytime he asks, I'll be here,'" Sherman said. "He's always been a great friend, teammate. He would do anything for us, so I would do anything for him."

Along with Robinson 's appearances with the Flying Squirrels and his annual football camp on Saturday, this is the biggest weekend of the year for his foundation.

"It's to raise money for Excel to Excellence," Robinson said. "So that we can have enough funds so that we can have the right programming... to affect the young people of our communities. It's about holding our kids accountable for their success, simply put."

CBS 6 was an official sponsor of the event and CBS 6 traffic anchor Kristen Luehrs served as emcee.

"It’s going to be a great night with great food and fun with NFL and NBA celebrities," Luehrs posted on Facebook.

CBS 6 also have two lucky viewers a pair of VIP tickets to the Celebrity Waiter Experience.

Jan Caldwell Was truly a thrill to meet you last evening; thanks for emceeing it," one of the winners, Jan Caldwell wrote to Luehrs. "Was thankful to win those tickets from WTVR to attend, especially since I've been a loyal follower of the morning news for years now!"

Click here to learn more about Excel to Excellence.