WNBA and 100 Black Men of America, Inc. Team Together to Honor Father-Daughter RelationshipsJune 15, 2012 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
"We are pleased to work with 100 Black Men of America on the WNBA's Dads and Daughters initiative, and we can't think of a better way to foster these special relationships than by building strong bonds at WNBA games," said WNBA President Laurel J. Richie. "In addition to experiencing great entertainment, this initiative provides opportunity for these families and friends to build lifelong memories."
"We are proud to announce our program with the WNBA. The 100 Black Men of America is committed to the ongoing development, education and well-being of tomorrow's leaders and this initiative will allow us to expand our efforts in providing opportunities to improve overall health and well-being of young people," said Chairman Albert E. Dotson, Jr., Esq. "We respect the WNBA's commitment to service and know that together, our efforts to uplift the community will continue to grow and look forward to helping our local chapters support WNBA teams in their respective markets."
To tip off the WNBA's Dads and Daughters celebration with 100 Black Men of America, several activities are scheduled for June 15, including a special recognition at the Chairman's Award Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta where WNBA President Laurel J. Richie will receive the Chairman's Award for Mentoring Leadership. Members of 100 Black Men of America and the WNBA will reunite later that evening with students from the mentee program at Philips Arena for a night filled with excitement and festivities, including a halftime presentation on center court during the Atlanta Dream's game against the Los Angeles Sparks. In addition, the young fans will have the opportunity to meet with select WNBA players and receive special items from the Atlanta Dream.
The WNBA Dads and Daughters program with 100 Black Men of America program will also include the opportunity for two members of the Collegiate 100 or 100 Black Men of America's mentee group to be considered for a summer internship at the WNBA's headquarters in New York.
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