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Will Cutrone

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Nick Nicholas
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HEALTHY FUN FOR END OF SUMMER: COCA-COLA HEATS UP SUPPORT OF ACTIVE, HEALTHY LIFESTYLES AT THE ARMORY    

Joins Forces with WNBA to Host a FIT Clinic for Local Community Youth

 

New York, August 22, 2012 - As the summer winds down, The Coca-Cola Foundation is heating up its support of active living and nutrition programs in New York City. As part of its second-quarter grants, The Coca-Cola Foundation will present a check to The Armory Foundation to support coaching on the track for its Armory College Prep programming. The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) will also host a FIT clinic, led by WNBA legend and former New York Liberty player, Sue Wicks, as part of the event for local Washington Heights youth from the Police Athletic League (PAL).

 

WHO:                         Dr. Norbert Sander, Executive Director, The Armory Foundation

                                    Tom Sagliano, Distribution Center Manager, Bronx, Coca-Cola

                                    Refreshments

                                    Sue Wicks, WNBA legend and former New York Liberty Player

                                   

WHAT:                        The Coca-Cola Foundation check presentation ceremony and WNBA

                                     FIT clinic hosted by WNBA legend and former New York Liberty     

                                     Player Sue Wicks.

 

WHEN:                       Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 11:30- 12:45 pm

                                    Check presentation / remarks - 11:30 am

                                    WNBA FIT clinic 11:45 am - 12:45 pm                     

 

WHERE:                     The Armory Foundation

                                    New BalanceTrack & Field Center - Third Floor

                                    216 Fort Washington Avenue

                                    New York, NY 10032

                                    (Entrance between 168th-169th Streets)

 

 

About The Armory Foundation:

A New York City non-profit, The Armory is the proud home of the Millrose Games. With more than 100 additional indoor track & field meets, The Armory will welcome over 125,000 individual athletes. Besides its many youth sports and educational programs, the Armory runs the Hispanic Games, the New Balance Games, and the New York Collegiate Invitational, the largest indoor college meet in the United States. The Armory is also the home to the National Track & Field Hall of Fame. For more information on The Armory, visit www.armorytrack.com

 

About The Coca-Cola Foundation

The Coca-Cola Foundation awarded more than $70 million to 263 community organization

around the world in 2011 to support sustainable community initiatives, including community

recycling, water stewardship, active, healthy living, and education. For more information about The Coca-Cola Foundation, please go to www.thecocacolacompany.com/citizenship/foundation_coke.html

   

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