A local business owner is sponsoring a family event to help build a scholarship fund, and to provide school supplies for local students. Called, The Best of the West, this daylong basketball tournament will feature teams from various neighborhoods and for various age groups, including a Mayor’s Trophy game.
The event is scheduled for Aug. 14 at Veterans Memorial Park, Bull Hill Lane. Levi Jordan, owner of Connecticut Groomerz, will provide a mobile barber shop, along with food vendors,.
Back pack school supplies will be collected by State Rep. Trenee’ McGee (D-116), while several local businesses have sponsored banners supporting the event.
Music, provided by DJ. Skiino (Lamar Green) is on tap, while Magesty Whitaker will serve as the day’s mistress of ceremonies.
The highlight of the basketball events include 3-on-3 games and trophies, a local celebrities game, and Meadowbrook v. Fairfax for the Mayor’s Trophy game.