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SOURCE The House of Marley
Diverse Group of Brand Ambassadors from Sports and Music Share Common Values, Help Carry Forward the Legacy with the #LiveMarley Movement
COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- House of Marley®, a collection of premium quality, Earth-friendly personal audio and accessory products, today announced the founding members of Team MARLEY, the company's brand ambassadors. This talented group of personalities from the world of sports and music are as diverse as the people all over the globe who have enjoyed Marley music from 1970's Soul Rebel to Summer 2013's Legend Remixed, yet all share common values that are captured by the #LiveMarley Movement. Learn more about each member over the coming weeks at http://www.thehouseofmarley.com/team-marley.
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Team MARLEY includes:
- Trey Burke, Professional Basketball Player, Utah Jazz
- Tyson Chandler, Professional Basketball Player, New York Knicks
- Mason Ho, Professional Surfer
- Michael Ho, Legendary Professional Surfer
- Pat Hoblin, Professional Skateboarder
- John Jackson, Professional Snowboarder
- Makua Rothman, Professional Surfer, Musician
- Pat "DJ Peril" Simpson, DJ/Producer, Tribe of Kings
- Danny Supa, Professional Skateboarder
- Luis Tolentino, Professional Skateboarder
- Karl Watson, Professional Skateboarder
- Owen Wright, Professional Surfer
- Tyler Wright, Professional Surfer
"The Marley name has meaning…it may mean something different to specific individuals based on their age, geography, upbringing or other reason, but there's no doubt it has a very personal meaning," said Sam Vanderveer, Senior Vice President and General Manager, House of Marley. "We want people to think about what it means to them to 'Live Marley'. Through our products, our people and our own social activism we are providing a platform to carry forward the legacy of Bob's and the Marley family's music and vision for a better planet. We're honored to have these very special souls as part of Team MARLEY."
Team MARLEY joined together with hundreds of guests in New York City earlier this month to launch a collaboration between House of Marley and legendary NYC skate, bike and street wear shop, Dave's Wear House. To celebrate, The House of Marley and 1Love.org have teamed up with Dave's WEAR House for an exclusive online charity auction. The prize package features a one-of-a-kind, custom-designed bike from ANOTHERWHIP, MARLEY Liberate On-Ear Headphones, MARLEY Lively Up Leather Scout Pack and MARLEY Hitch Watch. Place bids now at charitybuzz.com/LiveMarleyNYC. Proceeds will benefit Stoked Mentoring and their plans to open a learning lab on its second floor of its NYC offices for STOKED youth to work toward college and career readiness and learn valuable lessons in entrepreneurship and creativity. Total package is valued at $720. Bidding closes October 29, 2013. Learn more and view photos from the event on the official House of Marley Facebook and Instagram accounts.
According to Jeff Baldwin, House of Marley's Brand Marketing Manager, Lifestyle, "To 'Live Marley,' you have to experience life to the fullest on your own terms, while also being responsible for the environment and community around you. Our founding members of Team MARLEY all support those values that are built into our brand's DNA and passed along through the music and actions of the Marley family. We look forward to expanding the #LiveMarley Movement worldwide."
At the House of Marley, every product is soulfully designed and engineered to perform at the highest level to provide a lifetime of enjoyment and reliability. The company's high-performance audio products are engineered to deliver the Marley "Signature Sound" and pour out all the energy, emotion and detail of every recording. MARLEY Over-Ear, On-Ear and In-Ear headphones and audio systems reproduce your favorite music with smooth, powerful bass, stunningly precise mids and an energized high-end. Each product undergoes custom tuning to deliver the most realistic and powerful performances possible.
MARLEY accessories perfectly combine form and function in every design across every category. From the military inspired bag collection to an expressive and refined assortment of watches, each product is crafted from sustainable materials and designed to blend personal style with Earth-friendly values.
About The House of Marley:
Bob Marley's vision of equality, love, philanthropy and sustainability continues to uplift and unite hearts around the globe. House of Marley realizes Bob's vision of One Love, One World by creating lifestyle products that are crafted to last, use earth-friendly materials and benefit people and planet. House of Marley donates five percent (5%) of its annual profits to 1Love (www.1Love.org). The epicenter of a global movement, 1Love.org is dedicated to spreading Bob Marley's message of unity and peace by lifting up a new generation of "young gongs" to strike the hammer for charities, causes and ideas that can change the world. Learn more at http://www.houseofmarley.com, join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/thehouseofmarley, and follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/houseofmarley.
Visit the Marley Family's primary website at www.BobMarley.com and join the Official Bob Marley Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/bobmarley. Learn more about other Marley Family ventures by visiting Marley Beverage Company at http://www.drinkmarley.com, Marley Coffee at http://www.marleycoffee.com, and 1Love.org at www.1Love.org.
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