Who: U.S. Congressman Mark Amodei
Secretary of State Ross Miller
Governor Bob Miller
Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis
Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick
Assembly Minority Leader Pat Hickey
Assemblyman Scott Hammond
Elected officials on the Donkey-Elephant team rosters
What: Team members competing in Saturday’s Donkey-Elephant Basketball Classic, benefitting the Foster Grandparent Program of the Elvirita Lewis Foundation, will be practicing for the big game by shooting hoops at the South Reno Athletic Club. Elected officials, including Governor Bob Miller who founded the biennial classic and is the Donkey team head coach, will be available for interviews and b-roll.
When: 3 p.m.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Where: South Reno Athletic Club
9393 Gateway Drive
Reno, NV 89521
Why: A portion of ticket proceeds from the Basketball Classic will be donated to the Elvirita Lewis Foundation, an organization that helps maintain the dignity and productivity of the senior citizens. The Foster Grandparent Program places senior volunteers, 55 years and older, in supervised settings within K-12 schools, public agencies, family drug court, juvenile detention, etc. with the goal of helping at-risk children meeting academic standards, as well as providing positive intergenerational social interaction.
Contact: Catherine Lu, Public Information Officer
(702) 486-6982 / 334-7953
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