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SwaggNation, Inc. presents Kurk Lee vs. Sam Cassell “Stop the Violence Basketball Game!”

Sports showdown is part of day long citywide anti-violence activities


Lee vs Sam Stop The Violence Basketball Game
Lee vs Sam Stop The Violence Basketball Game
PRLog (Press Release) - Apr. 30, 2012 - (Baltimore, MD) SwaggNation, Inc., a leading youth empowerment organization, presents the Kurk Lee vs. Sam Cassell Stop the Violence Basketball Game on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the brand new, state of the art, Cloverdale Basketball Court 2500 McCollough Street Baltimore, MD (across from Druid Hill Park).
The basketball game will be the culmination of a day of dynamic activities geared to bring awareness to the general public, especially young people, about the problem of violence in the Baltimore metropolitan area.
“It seems like all of our lives have been touched by senseless and random violence,” said Ian Yearwood, founder of SwaggNation. “The Stop the Violence Basketball Game was developed to encourage and inspire positive thinking and actions among youth.”
According to news reports, Baltimore City ranks 8th in a poll of “Worst Cities in the United States.”  SwaggNation hopes to turn that perception and reality around by providing a positive venue to curb violence.  
Geared to youth and young adults the “Stop the Violence Basketball Game” will include a youth exhibition game and feature a full court celebrity basketball game including a spectacular half-time show featuring Baltimore Club dance troupes, T.S.U. (3 time Baltimore Dance Grand Champions), The Dramatics and the 2012 King & Queen of Baltimore. There will be special appearances by Radio One personalities, well known local entertainers and area political figures that support the stop the violence cause.
This event is FREE and open to the public.  The basket ball game will be held from 5-9 pm.  SwaggNation, Inc. is a certified non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded by Ian Yearwood with a mission to advocate for youth empowerment and providing positive solutions and creating positive activities for young people. For more information about SwaggNation, email  swaggbusiness@gmail.com.

For media credentials visit:  http://singletonnewman.tumblr.com/PRbySingletonNewman. Media registration deadline is May 30, 2012.

MAY 12, 2012 1-9PM

Stop the Violence Parade, 1:00-2:00 pm

Stop The Violence Rally, 2:00-4:30 pm

Stop the Violence Basketball Games, 5:00-9:00 pm
Youth Game – 92Q vs. Safe Streets
Main Event – Celebrity Basketball Game Kurk Lee vs. Sam Cassell

Public Relations Provided By:
Singleton Newman
PR by Singleton Newman
New Hope Management Talent Consulting
P: 301-531-5422

Mark Hunter Jr.
Be In The Loop
Afrizion PR


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Source:SwaggNation, Inc.
City/Town:Baltimore - Maryland - United States
Industry:Non-profit, Entertainment
Tags:basketball, Entertainment, violence prevention, Community, parade
Last Updated:May 29, 2012
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