#1Goal1Passion Bowling Fundraiser
Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)
Mateen Cleaves #1Goal1Passion Bowling Fundraiser
COME OUT FOR SOME FAMILY FUN AND HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR
"HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS"
"Mateen Cleaves, 1 Goal, 1 Passion: Hope for the Holidays", in partnership with Fox Sports Detroit , seeks to bring relief to families in Detroit, Lansing, Flint, Grand Rapids and Saginaw.
Supported by: the Detroit Tigers, Piston and Red Wings, The Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, Meijer, Fathead and numerous Michigan businesses and partners.
TIME: 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
LOCATION: B's Bowling Center
750 S Center Rd
Flint, MI 48506
Adults 13 & up $50.00
Children 4-12 $25.00
Children 3 & under Free
Bowling Teams (4 players) $500.00
For More information about the bowling teams email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Born in Flint, Michigan, Mateen Cleaves is a natural leader with lots of determination, talent and discipline; qualities that helped define a nine-year professional basketball career. Cleaves is most remembered for his brilliant career at Michigan State where he led the Spartans to a National Championship victory in 2000. Mateen, the school's only 3-time All-American, was also named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Cleaves' No. 12 jersey was officially retired at Michigan State University on February 3, 2007.
Drafted fourteenth pick by the Detroit Pistons in 2000, Cleaves has played for NBA/NBDL teams such as the Sacramento Kings, Seattle SuperSonics, Boston Celtics Cleveland Cavaliers, Huntsville Kings, and Bakersfield Jam. He has also, played overseas in Greece and Russia. Moving off the court, Cleaves has provided on-air camera commentary for outlets like NBA TV, Big Ten Network, Channel 12/24 News, Flint, MI, and Sacramento News 10
Believing charity begins at home, in 2003, Cleaves began organizing and operating a free basketball camp (reaching over 500 kids in his hometown), Flint, Michigan. Emphasizing education, hard work ethics, and positive attitudes and dreaming big. In the 2008 presidential campaign, Cleaves was instrumental in encouraging young voters to get involved, including providing the keynote speech at Michigan State University election rally. In addition, 2008, he launched the Mateen Cleaves Community Outreach Foundation as a tribute to his late mother Frances Cleaves.
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