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Mavs Foundation, Sprite and PlainsCapital Bank Unveil New Court at Jubilee Park

The new court will be a part of the grand reopening of Jubilee Park, which also includes new playground equipment and walking paths.

Mavs Foundation, Sprite and PlainsCapital Bank Unveil New Court at Jubilee Park | Dallas Mavericks | Dallas, Texas, USA

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Source: Dallas Mavericks | 9/14/16 | Dallas

The Mavs Foundation, the private 501c(3) philanthropic arm of the Dallas Mavericks, along with partners Sprite and PlainsCapital Bank are proud to announce the unveiling of a new basketball court at Jubilee Park and Community Center on Thursday, September 15th at 4:30pm. The new court will be a part of the grand reopening of Jubilee Park, which includes new playground equipment, walking paths and the new outdoor basketball court.


Dallas Maverick Justin Anderson will be in attendance to speak to children from Jubilee Park and show-off the new court, along with representatives from Jubilee Park, PlainsCapital Bank, Sprite and the Mavs Foundation.  Special guests Champ, Mavs ManiAACs, Dancers, Drumline and Mo the Buffalo from PlainsCapital Bank will be there to entertain the kids.  Members of the community are invited to attend and enjoy the entertainment, free food and drinks from event sponsors.


Following the court dedication, the Mavs will host a mini-basketball clinic for 200 kids with coaches from the Mavs Basketball Academy until 6:30pm.


Over the last 20 years, the Mavs Foundation has built 22 basketball courts throughout the North Texas community and granted nearly $4 million to other local non-profit organizations, such as Jubilee Park Community Center. Past courts have included: Parker’s Park in West, TX; Youth World Dallas in South Dallas; Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County; Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas; Dallas Bethlehem Center; Dallas County Juvenile Department; Salvation Army; Wesley Rankin Community Center; and YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas.


EVENT SCHEDULE:

Mavs Foundation Fan Fest Begins: 4:30pm

Court Dedication Ceremony Begins: 5:00pm

Speakers: Justin Anderson, Dallas Mavericks

Ben Leal: Executive Director, Jubilee Park

Ms. Jeff Rice, Board Chair, Jubilee Park

George McCleskey, PlainsCapital Bank Dallas Region Chairman

- Inaugural Free throws by Justin Anderson and children from Jubilee Park

-Group Photo with event sponsors, Justin Anderson and kids from Jubilee Park

-Official Net Cutting and Unveiling of Court Plaque

Mavs Basketball Academy Mini Basketball Clinic Begins: 5:30pm

Fan Fest and Mini-Clinic Ends: 6:30pm


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