2017 BHC Events


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January 22nd: Gender Based Violence Tournament

Lisanne and Fellows, Chloe and Jake hosted a Gender Based Violence awareness tournament. During this event UGB and national team coaches gave a heartwarming speech about the importance of basketball and education. Over 300 GBV awareness pamphlets were distributed to 100 participants and 300 spectators. Of our participants 4 (2 boys and 2 girls) were chosen for the U16 national team and 2 were sponsored for school! 


March 15th-21st: Team Visits Rwanda

Founder and Executive Director, Lindsey Kittredge, heads to Rwanda to visit our Basketball Health Corps program in Rwanda. Board members, Jackie MacMullan, Amy Latimer, Alex Gallagher, along with student-athletes from the Noble and Greenough School will be joining her for the incredible journey across the sea! If you have equipment, shoes or clothing in good condition that you would like to send over please contact Bri Colantonio at Bri@shootingtouch.com

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Saturday, March 18th: 9am - 3pm

Shooting Touch Tournament Celebrating #IWD 2017 International Women's Day 

Nyamirama, Kayonza (Nyamirama Health Center)

 

 

Tournament Schedule:

9:00 - 9:15           Introduction and Welcome by Shooting Touch

9:20 - 10:00         10-13 year old All-Star game (half time: fan selection for contest) (coaches: 4 nobles players)

10:00 - 10:10        3-point contest

10:15 - 11:00         Abagore All- Star game

11:05 - 11:15          ESPN's Jackie MacMullan and Boston TD Garden's Amy Latimer speak

11:25 - 12:15         Primary All-Star game

12:20 - 12:30       Dunk Contest

12:40 - 1:30         Girls All-Star game

1:35 - 1:45           NBA Africa's Kita Matungulu and John Manyo-Plange

1:55 - 3:00          Boys All-Star game

3:05 - 3:30          Wrap Up