Baltimore, MD, June 01, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The President of National Basketball Retired Players Association Las Vegas Chapter (NBRPA LV) & JYD Project Inc. will attend with SportsPower International for its second goodwill trip to Belarus in ten years, May 26-June 2nd. NBRPA LV Chapter is one of 11 Chapters in the Association comprised of NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and WNBA alumni. Former NBA & Harlem Globetrotters players participating in this very special delegation are Jerome “JYD” Williams, Paul Grant, David Wood, Zach Andrews and Tyrone Davis.
The Goodwill Mission will begin in the Capital city of Minsk and will once again include philanthropic efforts in the main city of Belarus. As in 2013, the NBRPA LV and JYD Project Inc. will partner with Bill Alexson, President of SportsPower International and former NBA Chaplain of the Boston Celtics, to give back in Belarus. In addition, the NBRPA LV will receive support from Champions Basketball Network (CBN) throughout the trip.
“Our foundation & Chapter members are honored to team with SportsPower International and we are thrilled to return with a delegation to this culturally rich country,” said JYD Project & NBRPA LV President Jerome Williams. “Thank you to Pastor Bill Alexson and SportsPower International for including us in their efforts to make a difference.”
The members of the NBRPA LV Chapter and other delegation will visit schools, orphanages and governmental agencies during the five-day agenda. Media wishing to cover the NBRPA LV’s goodwill trip to Minsk, Belarus or wishing to speak with the NBRPA LV Members embarking on the mission may contact NBRPA LV Executive Director Bryan Burrell at 702-546-8979 or email@example.com
About the National Basketball Retired Players Association
The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) is comprised of former professional basketball players from the NBA, ABA, WNBA and Harlem Globetrotters. It is a 501(c) 3 organization with a mission to develop, implement and advocate a wide array of programs to benefit its members, supporters and the community. The NBRPA was founded in 1992 by basketball legends Dave DeBusschere, Dave Bing, Archie Clark, Dave Cowens and Oscar Robertson. The NBRPA works in direct partnerships with the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association. Arnie D. Fielkow is the President & CEO, and the NBRPA Board of Directors includes Chairman of the Board Thurl Bailey, Vice Chairman Dwight Davis, Treasurer Marvin Roberts, Secretary Nancy Lieberman, Past Chairman Robert A. (Bob) Elliott, Rick Barry, James Donaldson, Mike Glenn, Spencer Haywood, LaRue Martin Jr., Johnny Newman and Eldridge Recasner.