Hoops and hijinks are coming to Grinnell, IA on September 25, 2014 when our very own local challengers, the Galaxy Blasters take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketball show the whole family will enjoy. The show starts at 6:30 PM at Darby Gymnasium at Grinnell College.
Proceeds from the event benefit Galaxy Youth Programs and will be used to enhance the personal growth and character of area youth by providing innovative programming in a safe and supportive environment and by developing youth-centered community partnerships.
The Harlem Ambassadors offer a unique brand of Harlem-style basketball, featuring high-flying slam dunks, dazzling ball-handling tricks, hilarious comedy routines, music, dancing and games for the kids.
"At our shows, we want the kids to know that they're part of our team too," Coach Ladè Majic said. "We invite as many kids as we can to come sit on the bench, have a front row seat during the show, and get involved in all of the fun stuff we do."
"We have scoured the region for skilled and sometimes unskilled players to take on the powerful Ambassadors," said Galaxy Blasters. "Come to the game and cheer on our enthusiastic local talent including local celebrities and well-known community members.
The Harlem Ambassadors have performed more than 2,400 professional comedy basketball games as fundraising and community entertainment events for non-profit organizations, the U.S. military and community service groups since 1998. These events have helped raise over $9 million for communities in 50 states and 20 countries. The Ambassadors have appeared at Pearl Harbor, Bosnia, Kosovo, Sarejevo, Korea, Japan, the Marshall Islands, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Georgia, Mexico, Germany, England and Canada. Visit www.harlemambassadors.com to learn more about the company's history and current tour.
"We're proud to give communities quality family entertainment that parents, grandparents and kids can enjoy together and create memories that last a lifetime," Harlem Ambassadors president Dale Moss said. "Every Harlem Ambassadors game is one-of-a-kind because the Ambassadors play against local competitors. It's a night filled with laughter, comedy and slam dunks, all to benefit the local community."
Tickets are on sale at Grinnell Pizza Ranch, Brown's Shoe Fit, The Fix, Sports Page, and Galaxy Youth Programs. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 641-236-7235. The event is sponsored by Premier Printing, Grinnell College, Grinnell Country Inn &; Suites, Lincoln Savings Bank, and Sports Page.
Darby Gymnasium-Grinnell College (View)
1201 10th Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
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