THE ORLANDO MAGIC AND TOBIAS HARRIS TO PLANT COMMUNITY GARDEN IN SUPPORT OF GREEN WEEK 2014
Orlando, Fla. (April 8, 2014) — The Orlando Magic announces their participation in the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Green Week 2014, which tipped off April 3 and runs through April 10. The Orlando Magic and partners OUC – The Reliable One and Owens Facility Service join together to celebrate Green Week 2014 through various green initiatives. Magic player Tobias Harris, Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw, Magic Dancers and volunteers from OUC and Owens will visit youth at Nap Ford Community School (325 N. Parramore Ave., Orlando, 32801) in the Parramore community on Tuesday, April 8 at 2 p.m. to plant fruits and vegetables and craft garden signs to enhance their garden. In addition, OUC will educate the youth on water conservation and efforts around the community to “go green.” The Magic will donate plants, soil and gardening tools to benefit the Parramore community garden. Along with its Green Week 2014 presenting partners OUC and OFS, the Orlando Magic will continue its Green Week celebration during the Wednesday, April 9 Magic vs. Nets matchup at Amway Center. The Magic’s “Green Week” game activities to include:
- OUC – The Reliable One will be at Fan Fest (pregame on Church St.) talking to Magic fans about how they can score big at home by saving water, energy and money.
- “Green Tips” promoting energy and water efficiency, recycling, reusing and more. Along with other related features displayed on the videoboard throughout the game.
- To raise awareness, Magic players to wear adidas 100 percent organic cotton shooting shirts, wristbands and headbands featuring the NBA Green logo for Green Week games.
- Magic coaches and broadcasters will sport NBA Green week lapel pins. The Amway Center spire will be green in support of NBA Green Week.