Third Annual Kids and Cops Basketball Game Saturday, March 10th, 2018
On Saturday, March 10th, youth in sixth to twelfth grades joined the Oshkosh Area Police Officers for the Third Annual Kids and Cops Basketball Game.
Oshkosh area youth were invited to play on mixed teams with police officers. In addition, the event featured workshops and other family-friendly activities for participants and complimentary refreshments for officers. Youth players received t-shirts and participation awards.
This year's game was held at the Menominee Nation Arena located at 1212 S Main St. in Oshkosh from 12p to 4p. It was free to attend and to participate.
The event was developed and organized by Fit Oshkosh, Inc., along with volunteers from the Oshkosh community as a positive event that can bring the community together. Local business and individuals who would like to donate are asked to contact Fit Oshkosh at 920-267-8687 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The game provides an opportunity for local law enforcement to have authentic interaction with community children from diverse backgrounds,” according to Tracey Robertson, Fit Oshkosh executive director. “There is a definite need for this type of positive engagement. It is our hope that this annual event will show our commitment to developing an inclusive community.”
This year's additional event sponsors include: Menominee Nation Arena, First Congregational Church Oshkosh, the Norden-Vanden Heuvel Charitable Giving Fund, and the Wisconsin Herd.
Please contact Fit Oshkosh at 920-267-8687 for questions or additional information.
FIT Oshkosh thanks its Media Sponsor Wisconsin Public Radio for its continued support