Globetrotters Play Charity Game at Coliseum

Thursday, April 29, 2010

The University of West Georgia is hosting a charity basketball game between the Harlem Globetrotters and Carroll County community leaders on Tuesday, May 4 at The Coliseum at 7 p.m.

The Harlem Globetrotters will feature legendary basketball player Meadowlark Lemon, who was first chosen to play for the Globetrotters in 1955. Lemon was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003 and is also the recipient of the John W. Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor given by the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Among the Carroll County community leaders is UWG President Dr. Beheruz Sethna, who is named among “The 100 Most Influential Georgians” by Georgia Trend magazine.

Tickets are now on sale, with $15 for general admission and $25 for courtside reserved seating. The gates will open at 6 p.m. on game night. Proceeds from the game will help send the Central-Carroll High School Marching Pride to the 122nd Tournament of Roses Parade.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Central-Carroll High School band room at 770-832-7275. For credit card and online sales, please call 1-877-725-8849 or go to http://www.lionpride.org/.