On Thursday, April 23, at 6:30 p.m. the internationally-acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors basketball team will be performing at Long Beach City College’s Hall of Champions. Located at the Liberal Arts Campus on Faculty Avenue and Lew Davis Street, South of Carson Street and West of Clark Avenue.
The Harlem Ambassadors are distinctly known for their dazzling antics and high-flying slam dunks, ball handling tricks and audience participation. The internationally-acclaimed team is also known for promoting the values of good citizenship and fosters racial harmony.
“We are pleased to provide local families a fun-filled evening. The comedy routines and awesome athletic abilities of the world-class basketball players are entertaining for all ages, “said Ed Barwick, Past President of the Downtown Long Beach Lions Club.
The Ambassadors will compete against The Long Beach All-Stars, a challenging team of local players which include CSULB President F. King Alexander, City Auditor Laura Doud, former Poly & Stanford University football quarterback Chris Lewis and other community leaders.
Admission for the event will cost $10 per person (children 6 & under are free with accompanying adult), all proceeds from this event will to the Boys & Girls of Long Beach and the charities fund of the Downtown Lions Club. Parking is free and refreshments will be available.
For more information on this event, contact Joy Lodevico at (562) 595-5945 or Garth Phillips at (714) 827-8112.
Ricklyn Hukriede is a contributing news reporter and current journalism student at Long Beach City College.