Boston Celtics Donate $1,000 to Ionic Avenue Boys & Girls Club
|One of the kids holds up his Celtics game shorts|
The Boston Celtics/Pepsi Opening Night New England Community Tour is making stops in 20 New England communities as the Celtics prepare for the start of the 2003-04 season.
In addition to appearances by Boston Celtics legend JoJo White and Celtics ownership, the hour-long program at the Ionic Avenue Boys & Girls Club featured give-aways of 100 opening night tickets, schedule posters, and Pepsi products. Over the course of the tour, the team will give away close to 4,000 tickets to Celtics games and donate $20,000 to community groups across the region.
|Wyc hands out Opening Night tickets.|
This relationship also promises opportunities for Pepsi and the Celtics to work together on important initiatives to support our local community."
Bolstered by the return of All-Star co-captain Paul Pierce, the Boston Celtics open their quest for an unprecedented 17th NBA title when they host the Miami Heat on October 29th at the FleetCenter. The Boston Celtics reached the Eastern Conference semifinals last year.
To learn more about the Boston Celtics/Pepsi New England Community Tour or to follow its odyssey, fans can log onto www.celtics.com.
|Wyc Grousbeck hands out Celtics shorts to the kids at the Ionic Ave. Boys and Girls Club.|
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