- Lawton Thunder Court Dedication set for May 17!
Lawton Thunder Court Dedication set for May 17!
NEWS RELEASE, via THE THUNDER CARES FOUNDATION, 5.15.2019
The Oklahoma City Thunder, through a partnership with the Thunder Cares Foundation, will dedicate a new outdoor basketball court at Lee West Park on Friday, May 17 at 4 p.m., in Lawton, Oklahoma. The team will be bringing the Thunder game-day experience with appearances and performances from Rumble the Bison, Thunder Drummers, Thunder Girls and Raising Cane’s Storm Chasers. Thunder representatives will take part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony that will also include children from the community. The court marks the 24th built or refurbished by the Thunder Cares Foundation since 2009.
“We’re proud to dedicate this new Thunder court, which highlights our long-standing connection with the Lawton community that has continually shown our organization tremendous support,” said Thunder vice president of Community Relations, Christine Berney. “This new court is part of our commitment to health and fitness for kids in Lawton and we hope it inspires them to stay active and make healthy choices both on and off the court as we tip off summer.”
Following the dedication, Thunder Youth Basketball coaches will host a clinic on the new court with children from the community. The team will return to Lawton on Monday, July 1, to host a Hustle Camp with Thunder Youth Basketball. More details and registration information for the July 1 camp can be found at okcthunder.com/youthbasketball.