FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 19, 2016
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Town Celebrates Successful Samba 360 Program
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Council Member Viviana Russel joined with Samba 360 on August 5 for a celebration marking the end of a successful two-week long soccer and chess program. The free program was sponsored by Samba 360 and provided participants with a uniform, soccer ball, chessboard and lunch. The program was held at Martin “Bunky” Reid Park and the “Yes We Can” Community Center in Westbury. Participants were presented awards to commemorate their dedication to the program.
Samba 360 is a not-for-profit organization that provides relief to disadvantaged children, both domestically and abroad, through the collection of donated sporting and other recreational equipment. The organization was founded by Shawn Brown, the acting Public Safety Commissioner for the Town. For more information on the organization, visit: www.samba360.org.
Council Member Viviana Russell and Supervisor Judi Bosworth along with Samba 360 participants and coaches.
Samba 360 hosted a free two-week long chess and soccer program. Pictured, participants playing soccer at Martin “Bunky” Reid Park.