Orioles All-Star among us

There’s a joke in there somewhere, I know. But this is actually a really nice award. Here’s the press release honoring Casey David, who will throw out the ceremonial first pitch in tonight’s series opener…

The Orioles, along with Major League Baseball and PEOPLE have
announced Casey David as the Orioles “All-Star” of the “All-Stars Among
Us” campaign, which debuted in 2009 and recognizes individuals who are
serving their communities in extraordinary ways.

Out of the three
“All-Star” finalists representing the Orioles, Davis, a Westminster
resident, has been chosen by fans across the nation for his community
service through DeafMD, an online service that provides health
education videos for the deaf. Davis, plus the other 29 “All-Stars
Among Us,” one representing each MLB club, will attend and be honored
during the pre-game ceremony of the 81st Major League Baseball All-Star
Game on July 13 on FOX beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET.

across the nation cast 1.7 million votes, more than double the amount
of votes from last year, at PeopleAllStars.com to select the 30
“All-Stars Among Us” winners out of the pool of 90 finalists who are
serving as leaders within their communities.

After five
years of self-funded design and development, Casey Davis launched
http://www.DeafMD.org in 2008, which provides health education videos for the
deaf in their preferred language. Until then, no internet resource
existed to explain a wide variety of health-related topics in American
Sign Language for the deaf community. Now, more than 90 percent of the
surveyed visitors report they know more about their health because of

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