Orlando Magic, Chase and Magic Guard Victor Oladipo Unveil Refurbished Court at John H. Bridges Community Center
Orlando, Fla. (October 25, 2013) – In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and NBA Cares Week of Service, the Magic and Chase will team-up along with Magic guard Victor Oladipo, Magic CEO Alex Martins, Magic Dancers, STUFF the Magic Mascot and Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw to unveil a refurbished basketball court at John H. Bridges Community Center (445 West 13th St., Apopka, 32703) on Saturday, October 26 from 1:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The restored court will benefit the more than 250 youth who visit the community center, which primarily serves Hispanic children through their Head Start Program. As part of the Magic and Chase’s Champions of the Community (COTC) partnership, the two are teaming up to update sports facilities in communities around Central Florida. The two will work to refurbish 10 community sports facilities and work together on other community initiatives. Those initiatives include celebration of the Magic’s multicultural platforms, including the Magic’s Noche Latina night presented by Chase on March 14, 2014. This is the third court Chase and the Magic have refurbished as part of the partnership The court refurbishment is one of the Magic’s 25 Events in 25 Days to celebrate the team’s 25th anniversary season with the local community. The Magic has been hosting events around town from Oct. 7 – Oct. 31. Activities have included rally routes, reading corner builds, an open house, contests, a pizza delivery, check presentations, golf tournament, watch parties and tailgates.