Atlanta Dream to Host Two Events Saturday in TuckerAugust 7, 2012 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) Atlanta Dream
The Atlanta Dream Skills Academy is a youth basketball clinic for boys and girls ages 7-15 featuring Atlanta Dream players and coaches. Registration for the event begins at 8:30 a.m.
The Skills Academy is designed for basketball players of all skill levels who want to improve their fundamentals. Participants receive special instruction from Atlanta Dream players, coaches and Skills Academy staff, a Skills Academy t-shirt, a lower-level ticket to an upcoming Atlanta Dream game and access to the Special Georgia Power Get Plugged In Q&A Session with Dream players and coaches. Registration is $40 and can be completed online at www.AtlantaDream.net. For more information, call (678) 510-7466 or e-mail SkillsAcademy@atlantadream.net.
The "Take the Show on the Road" program is being held throughout the summer, featuring open practices at various high schools across the region to help raise funds for the participating schools.
Saturday's practice will take place from 3-6 p.m., and doors will open at 2 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door for $15 and include a ticket to a 2012 Atlanta Dream home game. For more information, visit www.AtlantaDream.net or call 877-977-7729.
In addition, the Dream, in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association and Sanofi US, will host a Dribble to Stop Diabetes event during Saturday's Skills Academy. The Dribble to Stop Diabetes campaign is a national multimedia campaign designed to encourage fans to live an active, healthy lifestyle and raise awareness about type 2 diabetes prevention, management and the potentially serious health complications that can be associated with the disease.
WHO: Atlanta Dream players and coaches
WHAT: Atlanta Dream Skills Academy - a youth basketball clinic for kids ages 7-15 that includes special instruction from Dream players and coaches and a Q&A session;"Take the Show on the Road" - a behind-the-scenes look at the team's practice which includes interactive elements such as full team autograph session, giveaways and on-court contests with Dream players.
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 11. Skills Academy from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Take the Show on the Road from 3-6 p.m.
WHERE: Tucker High School (5036 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084)
The Atlanta Dream, now in its fifth season in the WNBA, is the two-time defending Eastern Conference Champion. The Dream's next home game is scheduled for Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. against the Chicago Sky. Single game, group and season tickets are on sale now. For more information, visit www.AtlantaDream.net or call (877) 977-7729.
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