November 05, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Inaugural 'Hoops and Heroes' Tournament Benefits Greene County 100 Club

Community members and basketball lovers are in for a treat with the first annual Hoops and Heroes 3-on-3 basketball tournament beginning at 9 a.m., Nov. 6, 2010 at The Courts, 4136 E. Kearney St.

This community-wide event will benefit the Greene County 100 Club. Special displays that morning are to include a DARE vehicle, fire trucks, motorcycles and first responder equipment from different Greene County first responder agencies.

Tournament winners will receive a rotating trophy to display for the year.

The tournament is free for spectators, but a donation is encouraged. Typical gate fees are $3. Proceeds collected at the event will be donated to the Greene County 100 Club and go toward providing financial support to the surviving spouse and dependent children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty in Greene County, Missouri. Event sponsors include The Courts, Play-It-Again Sports and BJ’s Trophy Shop.

For more information, visit the Greene County 100 Club online or call 417-864-1739.

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840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1010 • Fax: 417-864-1114 • springfieldmo.gov