Business and Basketball: More Than Just A Sport
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About the Event
Meta Marvin, founder and CEO of Wisdom Foundation and special guest join together and host “Business an Basketball: More Than Just a Sport”
Charlotte, NC - On Saturday, February 16th, Wisdom Foundation and Heal Charlotte have partnered with local business leaders, and some of NBA’s greatest will host a unique opportunity for youth to learn about teamwork, business, philanthropy and entrepreneurship, while having an educational, yet enjoyable experience, at the Great Aunt Stella Center at 926 Elizabeth Ave.
Meta Marvin’s vision, is to infringe more than traditional thinking to future businessmen and athletes. “It’s more than basketball, it’s about the community, building generational wealth, creating jobs and becoming well rounded community leaders.
Events will include a meet and greet at 6:30-7:15pm with Kevin Butler, Ph.D and director of Pro Player Development & Scouting W.B.D.A, Former head coach , Phoenix Mercury, WNBA Assistant coach and Washington Wizards, NBA.
The meet and greet will be followed by at panel discussion from 7:30-8:30pm with local business owners and youth. The panel will focus on what it takes to mirror business with athleticism. Being able to integrate sports. Topics will include educational requirements, health and behavior, discipline, and civic involvement. Discussion will detail fundamentals relating to strategic financial planning for a career in sports. Marvin “Meta” Wilson Founder of Wisdom Foundation will facilitate the panel discussion which will also include Anthony Morrow (NBA veteran-Anthony Monroe Charities), Trevor Ruffin ( American professional basketball player, former player in the NBA- Phoenix Suns and Philadelphia 76ers and ABA), Jason Terrell, a local entrepreneur with Profound Gentleman, Jorge Millares a local entrepreneur Queen City Unity and Kathleen Janus-author of Social Start Up Success, Antoinette Kerr, Author and Co-Owner of Bright and Bold Media.
The Panel discussion will be followed by a 8:35-11:00pm Networking Reception, hosted by Fly Ty ( host of NBA Allstar game and announcer for the Charlotte Hornets), also hosting his own show “Fly Ty and Jacinda” every Sunday morning show on V1019. Special guest DJ Vendetta. The reception will feature: Bluz, Charlotte Hornets Buzz Official Spokesperson and Legendary spoken word artist. Special Performance to be announced.
Media Contacts: Marvin Wilson
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