HOOPFEST AND RONNY TURIAF UNVEIL COMMUNITY COURT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Spokane, WA – June 22, 2011
Kirstin Davis, Marketing Manager – 509.991-3213
HOOPFEST AND RONNY TURIAF UNVEIL COMMUNITY COURT AT CORBIN PARK
WHAT: Community Court Unveiling and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
WHO: Spokane Hoopfest Association and Ronny Turiaf – New York Knicks and former Gonzaga University Player
WHEN: Friday, June 24 at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Corbin Park – 2914 NW Oval St.
SPOKANE, WA (June 22, 2011) – The Spokane Hoopfest Association, Ronny Turiaf, and the Heart to Heart Foundation have partnered to revitalize the basketball court at Corbin Park in north central Spokane. The renovation includes a new NBA sized basketball court, consisting of a new playing surface, poles, backboards, rims and player benches. This will mark the first court renovation by the Heart to Heart Foundation and the 27th community court project for the Spokane Hoopfest Association.
The unveiling activities will include:
• Remarks by Rick Steltenpohl – Executive Director of the Spokane Hoopfest Association
• Remarks by Tony Madunich – Spokane Parks Department Operations Manager
• Remarks by Jill Ives – Special Olympics Washington East Region
• Remarks by Ronny Turiaf – New York Knicks and former Gonzaga University Player & Heart to Heart Foundation
• Ribbon cutting and photo opportunity with Special Olympics athletes
• Ronny Turiaf conducts ceremonial tip-off for Special Olympic game