Harlem Ambassadors Play Paducah All-Stars Feb. 1
By WestKyStar Staff
PADUCAH, KY - Paducah's Downtown Kiwanis Club is hosting a benefit basketball game against the Harlem Ambassadors at 7:00 pm on February 1 at Paducah Tilghman Gymnasium.
Winston Bennett will coach a Paducah All-Star Basketball team taking on the high-flying, slam dunking, hilarious Ambassadors, and it will all raise funds for the McCracken County Chapter of Ronald McDonald House and Paducah Day Nursery. An Autograph session will follow the game.
Tickets are available at any Paducah Bank location, and are general admission. Advance tickets: $8 Students, $10 Adults. 4 & Under FREE
Sponsors for the event include Peel & Holland, Mid-Continent University, 93.3 WKYQ and Electric 96.9.
The Ambassadors feature non-stop laughs and deliver a postitive message for kids wherever they play. "At our shows, we want the kids to know that they're part of our team, too," Coach Lade' Majic said. "We inviste 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."
Cathy Elliott of Ronald McDonald House Charities added, "We are very honored to be beneficiaries of this Kiwanis fundraiser as we share the Kiwanis' goal of improving the lives of area youth. We look forward to a fun-filled evening while we raise money to support important children's programs in the areas of education, health and welfare, and the arts and humanities."
The Ambassadors have worked extensively with organizations like these, and raised millions of dollars in more than 200 shows per year.