NANCY LIEBERMAN CHARITIES TO OPEN NEW BASKETBALL COURT IN YONKERS
What: Nancy Lieberman Charities in partnership with WorldVentures Foundation and Sport Court, has teamed up with the City of Yonkers to provide a brand new Dream Court to community of Yonkers. John Barton Park sits on half an acre in the city with a playground, swings and beautiful sitting area. Dream Courts are top-quality, multipurpose play spaces built in underserved communities so children have a safe area to shoot hoops, socialize and learn about teamwork and good sportsmanship. Programming funded through a Rotary Grant will begin on the court after the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
Who: Nancy Lieberman Charities, WorldVentures Foundation and Sport Court® — builds top-quality, multipurpose play spaces in underserved communities so children have safe areas to socialize, play games and learn about teamwork and good sportsmanship. To date, there are 70 courts nationwide.
When: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
3:30 pm – Ribbon Cutting
Where: John Barton Park
High St., Yonkers, NY 10701
Media Opportunities: Nancy Lieberman, Nancy Lieberman Charities founder and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer who made history in 2018 by becoming the 1st Female Head Coach of a Men’s Professional in the BIG3 for team Power, former Sacramento Kings assistant coach in NBA.
Mayor Mike Spano, City of Yonkers
Councilwoman Shanae Williams, City of Yonkers
Pete Spano, Lead Fundraiser