Oladipo to Unveil Court
The Magic and Chase will team up with standout rookie guard Victor Oladipo to unveil a refurbished basketball court in nearby Apopka on Saturday.
Magic CEO Alex Martins, Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw, the Magic Dancers and Stuff the Magic mascot will join Oladipo at John H. Bridges Community Center on Saturday afternoon.
The event coincides with the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and NBA Cares Week of Service. 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.
Magic and Chase volunteers, along with Anderson and Outlaw, will participate in a planting beautification project and a furniture donation/assembly for the center. Then, Oladipo and Magic and Chase representatives and youth from John H. Bridges Community Center will participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony. Finally, Oladipo will join Anderson and Outlaw for a basketball camp on the new, refurbished basketball court at the Community Center.
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.
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