Heroes of Memphis Weekend Celebration

Heroes of Memphis Weekend Celebration

Heal the Hood Foundation of Memphis and partners are teaming up for the Heroes of Memphis Weekend will feature a Basketball Life Camp, Parade of Heroes and special Charity Basketball Game featuring players from the reigns of Coach Jerry Johnson. Schedule: The Living the Dream Celebrity Life Camp Friday, June 3, 2016 Time: 9am – 2pm The Parade of Heroes Saturday, June 4, 2016 Time: 12am – 2pm All Star Celebrity Charity Game Saturday, June 4, 2016 Time: 3pm -5pm The Living the Dream Life Camp serves in the form a huge Life Coaching session for youth 7 – 16 (girls and boys). We use The Game of Basketball as the chalkboard of common ground to write out the plays of life to help our youth evolve. The LTD Life Camp will serve over 400 youth with food, t-shirts, life skills instructors and coaches throughout the city of Memphis. The Camp would be day one of the huge All Star Weekend. The All Star Parade of Heroes would kick off Day 2 of The All Star Weekend. Various High School Marching Bands would march and play beginning a mile away from the venue and ending there to celebrate. These youth would celebrate life, and progression in the city of Memphis as we move close to the All Star Celebrity Charity Game. The All Star Celebrity Charity Game will focus on the audience posting pictures from the game and videos that challenge the nation to #beresponsible on social media and in life. The proceeds will go towards youth programming inside of the Hero Empowerment Center and Youth Projects that will be done through the summer that include neighborhood peace sessions and youth forums. The Game will be electrified by national recording artists that will perform during halftime. We are planning to reach over 6,000 people with this event. The Life Camp, the Parade of Heroes and The All Star Game should bring a huge amount of positive synergy in the city as we work towards producing a highly media saturated event that will brings families of all backgrounds and races...

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