Coors Light and television basketball analyst Kenny Smith have teamed up to encourage basketball fans to help refresh their community basketball courts.
Coors Light will make a donation to The Urban League of Philadelphia / NExT Philadelphia to makeover the Leon Sullivan Center basketball court at a reception on April 8th. This donation is based on tweets received by fans since February5th.
"Coors Light Full Court Refresh is a great opportunity for basketball fans to help restore an important resource in our communities across the country," says Smith. "Not only have these basketball courts produced countless star athletes, they continue to provide a place for ball players to hone their skills and connect with others in their community."
Come out to see the check presentation to the Leon Sullivan Center, hosted by Kenny Smith, where he will be available for interviews and photo opportunities.
Please note: Complimentary Coors Light will not be provided, however we will have light refreshments.
You must be 21 and older to attend this event
For more information on Coors Light Full Court Refresh, visit fullcourtrefresh.coorslight.com.
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Urban League of Philadelphia
The Urban League of Philadelphia, founded in 1917, is a non-profit, non-partisan, civil rights and community-based movement that provides direct services, research and policy advocacy to help individuals and communities reach their fullest potential. Primarily working with African Americans and other emerging ethnic communities, ULP is an affiliate of the National Urban League, which was founded in 1910 and is the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream. Today, the National Urban League spearheads the non-partisan efforts of nearly 100 local affiliates that provide services to more than 2 million people nationwide.
NExT Philadelphia: Network of Extraordinary Talent
Formerly the Urban League Young Professionals of Philadelphia, NExT Philadelphia is a network of young professionals (age 21 to 44) who are committed to leadership development, economic empowerment and community volunteer opportunities. The organization trains, develops, and educates young professionals to take leadership roles within the Urban League of Philadelphia, the civil rights movement, and society-at-large. Members of NExT Philadelphia are defining, developing, implementing, and leading the next generation civil rights agenda.
The Urban League Guild, founded in 1958, is a group of progressive volunteers, both women and men, who are members of the Urban League of Philadelphia. These dedicated individuals engage in fundraising for the affiliate and community service. The Urban League Guild is made up of ULP members who network and strategically plan to empower the Greater Philadelphia Region and beyond through community engagement and service activities.