3rd Annual United Way Basketball Tournament a Great Success!
United Way of the CSRA hosted the 3rd Annual Basketball Tournament on March 21 at the Paine College HEAL Complex. Eight teams from local businesses participated in the tournament which was sponsored by Presenting Sponsor: American Family Insurance, and Media Sponsors: The Augusta Chronicle and WJBF News Channel 6.
There were exciting and close matchups with: American Family vs. Television Park Allstars; Kellogg’s vs. The Wilson Y; Paine College vs. Tabernacle Church; and Columbia County vs. Richmond County. The much anticipated finals took place between defending champions: The Wilson Y and Paine College. Congratulations to Paine College who took the Championship…defeating The Wilson Family Y 65 – 54.
For the third year, the event has been led by a group of young professional women: Liz Pinkus-McKechnie and Tonia Gibbons. The committee also included Gabriel Gadson from Paine College.