Saturday, March 10, 2012
The team will demonstrate their amazing basketball skills in a show benefiting Duluth-based Hugs for Soldiers.
Saturday, March 10, 2012
The Harlem Globetrotters will demonstrate their legendary basketball skills in a show at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth. Angie Doerlich, founder of Hugs for Soldiers, announced that the show is a fundraiser for the Duluth-based organization. A portion of each ticket sold will go to Hugs for Soldiers to fund care packages for U.S. troops serving overseas and for shipping expenses. “Tickets will be offered at an exclusive discount price of $17, which is a savings up to $19 per ticket to everyone who purchases tickets on behalf of Hugs for Soldiers,” Doerlich said. This ticket price applies to seats that are regularly $36-$26 (three price levels). The $36 seats will be filled first, then the seats that are…
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Globetrotters and arena football are the highlights.
There is a "Dog" theme running through this weekend's events and we're highlighting some of them below. Also, a huge sports weekend at the Gwinnett Arena tops off what will be a fun filled few days. So get up and Get Out! Girls Scouts Sponsoring 'Charity Dog Wash' If you named your dog "Spot" because of dirt accumulation instead of a fur pattern, take it to the Girl Scout Troop 1832 sponsored Charity Dog Wash at Red Bandana Pet Food this Saturday. If you have any questions you can email Laurie McLeroy at firstname.lastname@example.org or Michelle Hudson-Honda at email@example.com. Aurora Theatre Swing Dance at 550 Trackside Aurora Theater is hosting their "Swing Night" this Friday night at 550 Trackside. Come to dance or just enjoy the …
Monday, February 28, 2011
The Harlem Legends, a Globetrotters offshoot, entertain fans at North Gwinnett High.
Landen Prather is familiar with the basketball court at North Gwinnett High in Suwanee. He played there in 2002-03, so the Chick-fil-A operator didn't have many cobwebs to knock off to get ready for the Harlem Legends. Sue Shumeyko hadn't played basketball since high school in New Jersey, so she practiced for the Legends game for a couple of hours in her driveway. They were two of the local group of businesspeople, educators and city leaders who put the basketball gear on Saturday to take on the Legends, a Harlem Globetrotters warmup act, in a benefit game for Roberts Elementary. They called themselves the Bulldog Bombers. They had nicknames such as "Big Red" and "Sizzle." Those were the women. The men had such intimidating names as "…
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Mayor, mayor pro tem to participate in a charity basketball game at North Gwinnett High.
If you want to check Suwanee Mayor Dave Williams' jump shot, and see how well Mayor Pro Tem Jace Brooks is on a fast break, come to North Gwinnett High later this month. Seems the top two people in city government will be part of a benefit basketball game also involving the Harlem Legends touring team. The event, promoted by Roberts Elementary PTA, will be Feb. 26, 6 p.m., at North Gwinnett High. The Harlem Legends' opposition also will include several people from Suwanee schools and businesses. Among them are Dr. Dion Jones of Roberts Elementary and Landen Prather, a manager at the Chick-fil-A restaurant at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard and Moore Road. Williams may not have to knock off much rust. He said he plays from time to time at …