Ex-Dolphin Nat Moore to be honored by Biscayne Bay Kiwanis

 
 
Ex-Dolphin Nat Moore talks to fans after the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Orange Bowl Stadium, at Moore Park, 765 NW 36th Street.
Ex-Dolphin Nat Moore talks to fans after the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Orange Bowl Stadium, at Moore Park, 765 NW 36th Street.
MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

Former Miami Dolphins wide receiver and community activist Nat Moore has bee named the recipient of the Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club’s 2013 Michael Shores Citizen of the Year Award.

Moore will receive the prestigious award at the 34th Biscayne Bay Gala, Oct. 5, at the Jungle Island Treetop Ballroom.

“Nat Moore has done so much for the youth of South Florida over the years,” said Biscayne Bay Kiwanis President William Reich. "He has served his hometown well, and it's our honor to recognize him.”

Moore, a senior vice president of the Miami Dolphins, was a standout wide receiver during his 13-year tenure with the Dolphins, breaking nearly every career receiving record and still stands second on the Dolphins all-time career receiving touchdowns list with 74.

Moore grew up in Miami and attended Miami Edison Senior High School, followed by a stellar career at the University of Florida. His endeavors off the field, including long-term relationships with several nonprofits.

“I am honored to be recognized by the Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club,” said Moore. “This is a great organization which serves the children of Miami’s inner city, an area where I grew up. Being able to give back to this area of the community—by being part of this fundraising effort—is especially meaningful to me and my family.”

Past recipients of the award include Dolphins founder Joe Robbie, broadcaster Ralph Renick, Miami Commissioner Athalie Range and Everglades activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

Tickets to the event are $125. For more information, contact the Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club at 1.305.814.2225 or gala@biscaynebaykiwanisclub.org.

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