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MEDIA ADVISORY: Open Media Workout Promoting the Biennial 2013 Donkey-Elephant Charity Basketball Classic
Posted Date: 2/28/2013


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 
                  clu@sos.nv.gov

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