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Mavs Foundation, Maxi Kleber and Dwight Powell to Unveil Renovated Basketball Court at Waxahachie YMCA


September 24, 2019 (DALLAS, TX)- In partnership with Sprite/Coca-Cola, The Mavs Foundation, the 501(c)(3) private foundation arm of the Dallas Mavericks, is proud to announce the unveiling of its newest basketball court at the Waxahachie YMCA. Dallas Mavericks Maxi Kleber and Dwight Powell will be in attendance to break in the new court, which includes a new court surface, new walking track, Mavs Blue paint and other cosmetic upgrades. This marks the 26th renovation for the Mavs Foundation over the past 23 years.


Official Court Dedication remarks will be made by Dallas Mavericks Maxi Kleber and Dwight Powell and representatives from the YMCA and the Mavs Foundation, followed by a group photo on the court, the official net cutting and inaugural free throws with sponsors/partners. Following the unveil, Mavs Basketball Academy coaches, along with Kleber and Powell, will host a 30-minute mini-basketball clinic for 100 kids from YMCA Programming.


WHEN:  Wednesday, September 25th| 4:00PM-5:00PM

WHERE: Waxahachie YMCA | 100 YMCA Drive, Waxahachie, TX 75165


MEDIA: For media interested in attending, please contact Erin Finegold at Erin.Finegold@dallasmavs.com.


About the Mavs Foundation: Over the past 23 years, the Mavs Foundation has granted over $4.5 million dollars to nonprofit organizations serving women, children and families in need. The Mavs Foundation has built 42 safe Learn & Play spaces throughout the North Texas community, including 26 basketball courts and 16 Reading & Learning Centers.  These spaces are designed to expand learning opportunities for reading and education programs, as well as provide Computer Labs and access to technology to assist teens and adults with job-skill training and other valuable tools.  Learn more at MavsFoundation.com


ABOUT YMCA:  The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 22 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors.  Anchored in 21 North Texas communities, the Dallas Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. www.ymcadallas.org