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September 26, 2013
City of Toronto to launch Steve Nash Youth Basketball program
City of Toronto representatives will join community youth to kick off a nine-week local pilot of the national Steve Nash Youth Basketball program in Toronto. The event on Saturday will feature basketball skills and drills.

Date: Saturday, September 28
Time: 10 a.m. to noon, with remarks at 10:15 a.m.
Location: L'Amoreaux Community Recreation Centre, 2000 McNicoll Ave.

Also attending the launch on Saturday will be Rowan Barrett, Assistant GM/Executive Vice President of the Senior Men's Program, Canada Basketball; Ron Yeung, Manager of Domestic Development, Canada Basketball; and Michael Cvitkovic, Executive Director of Ontario Basketball.

The Steve Nash Youth Basketball program is a national youth basketball program developed by Canada Basketball and endorsed by Steve Nash. The program is designed to teach fundamental basketball skills, sportsmanship and an appreciation of the game.

Nash plays for the Los Angeles Lakers and is General Manager of the Senior Men's National Team for Canada Basketball. Nash will not be participating in this Toronto launch event.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Kelvin Seow
Manager, Community Recreation



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