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Play it Forward Basketball Game this Saturday (Mar 21st)

March 18, 2015 11:06 AM

This Saturday, March 21st, 15 Madison police officers will be heading to the West High School basketball court to test their skill set against some of the best "ballers" from the Memorial, West and LaFollette varsity basketball teams.  Tip off is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.  Cap Times reporter Steve Elbow recently interviewed Pastor Alex Gee and others providing background as to how this inaugural event came to be:

http://host.madison.com/news/local/writers/steven_elbow/basketball-game-pitting-police-officers-against-black-high-school-players/article_a4a9d07a-6067-54b1-b6f7-5827c4a37e5c.html

Tickets for Saturday's game are $10 for adults, $5 for student with all proceeds going to support the upcoming Black Student Union spring break college tour to the Washington, D.C. area.   Tickets can be purchased at the door or on line at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/play-it-forward-basketball-game-tickets-15900960200.

Please come out and support this great event !!!

 

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