Youth basketball, cheerleading clinic held in Macon on Friday
The United Way of Central Georgia is partnering with the Atlanta Hawks to host a basketball and cheerleading clinic from 4-6 p.m. March 4 at Miller Middle School.
The clinic is designed to give young people basic basketball and cheerleading fundamentals, while encouraging academic achievement and success and teaching the value of life skills such as teamwork.
The basketball portion of the event will feature Atlanta Hawks alumnus Mario West and Atlanta Dream head coach Michael Cooper.
The workshop will be for boys and girls ages 7-15 as part of the new Jr. NBA initiative and Jr. Hawks program.
"We want to express our deepest thanks to the Atlanta Hawks organization for agreeing to work with us on these clinics," said George McCanless, president and CEO of United Way of Central Georgia. "We feel this is yet another way to reach the youth in our community with the vital message about how important academics and working with others can be to their future success."
For more information on registration, contact Miller Magnet Middle School, located at 751 Hendley St., at 478-779-4050.