NBA Champ Leon Powe’s Basketball Clinic, Fri & Sat, Aug. 14 & 15th, and Fresh Start for Oakland Sat, Aug. 15th at Merritt College
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Merritt College Gym
12500 Campus Drive
Oakland, CA 94619
Welcome to the 2009 Leon Powe Basketball Camp website. We are looking forward to another great camp with many new features.Camp fee is $40.00 per participant. The $40.00 includes: registration fee, t-shirt, camp photo (both individual with Leon and group photo), 5 raffle tickets for the Fresh Start for Oakland event, and wristband for discounts and free products and Fresh Start for Oakland. Register your 7-18 year old for the Leon Powe Basketball Camp by completing the following steps: Step 1: Download the Registration Form by clicking on the link below. 2009 Leon Powe Camp Registration Form
http://www.leonpowecamps.com/Camp_09_registration_form.pdf Step 2: Complete the registration form (be sure to fill it completly out and have a parent/guardian sign the release form). Return the completed form with payment to:
Leon Powe Basketball Camps
50 Brookwood Road
Orinda, CA 94563
Note: If you will be paying with cash at registration on Friday morning, please send in your completed registration form to the above address and mark cash as your payment on the form.
Camp fee is $40.00 per participant. The $40.00 includes: registration fee, t-shirt, camp photo (both individual with Leon and group photo), 5 raffle tickets for the Fresh Start for Oakland event, and wristband for discounts and free products and Fresh Start for Oakland.
Registration will open at 7:30am on Friday morning. Please be sure your camper is dressed appropriately and brings a marked water bottle and snack. Please DO NOT BRING VALUABLE ITEMS to this camp – there is not a secure area to store them. Since our last camp, Leon co-founded Fresh Start Family Services, a non-profit mentoring organization serving 14-21 year old foster youths. All proceeds from this year’s camp will be used to help Bay Area foster youths become successful, contributing members of thier community. Please visit Fresh Start’s website at www.freshstartfamilyservices.org. Another exciting event happening Saturday, August 15th, in conjunction with the camp is Fresh Start for Oakland, a community event. After a trying year for the city of Oakland, Leon and Fresh Start Family Services decided Oakland needed a fun and positive community experience. Please visit www.freshstartoakland.org to find out more about this exciting event and how you can be involved. If you or someone you know would like to showcase a product or service at Fresh Start for Oakland, please visit the website
www.freshstartoakland.org and fill out a vendor application. We are also looking for volunteers, sponsors, entertainers and raffle items for the Fresh Start for Oakland event.
A community event Saturday, August 15, 2009, 10am-4pm on the Merritt College CampusW e l c o m e Fresh Start for Oakland is a community event with the vision of bringing the community together for a day of great music, food, fun and most of all a positive and unique experience. All ages are welcome as there is something for everyone including great raffle prizes given away throughout the day. A number of FREE youth activities and entertainment is scheduled in the Funtastic for Youth venue including the Home Depot children’s “Build It” clinics and a performance by Hip Learning. Live entertainment will be showcased at Center Stage, the Health/Wellness venue will provide a Day Spa experience, the Family Village is a great place to eat and enjoy local vendors and the “Home Depot Outdoor Living BBQ” is a real, one-of-a kind BBQ experience. Uplift our Community will showcase local non-profits and volunteer opportunities. We hope you will join us on Saturday, August 15th from 10:00am-4:00pm on the Merritt College Campus for this extraordinary event. Entrance to the event is free. Please dive into our site to find out how you can be a part of Fresh Start for Oakland.
NBA player and Oakland native Leon Powe has a vision, bring the community of Oakland together to help Oakland achieve its true potential.
Growing up in Oakland, Leon faced many obstacles that continue to challenge Oakland youth today. With perseverance and guidance from his mentor, Bernard Ward, Leon overcame those obstacles and has spent the past three years playing for the NBA’s Boston Celtics. Leon helped the Celtics earn a world championship in the 2007-2008 season.
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Congratulations to those that won the FREE TICKETS to The Karriem Riggins Virtuoso Experience with Special Guest DJ Pete Rock; to see Pharoah Sanders; and to see Pancho Sanchez at Yoshi’s Jazz in Oakland, and San Francisco CA- and those that won tickets to see George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” by the San Francisco Opera, Gabriela Montero in concert with The San Francisco Symphony, “Rock The Bells Hip Hop Festival 09”, “America’s Most Wanted Music Festival” and “Experience on the Green” as well. We hope that you ALL enjoyed or will enjoy the shows, it was our pleasure to provide the passes for you.
We have 3 pair of FREE TICKETS to see Kurt Elling at Yoshi’s Jazz in San Francisco, CA- for the Thursday, July 9 for the 7:00 pm show.
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We have 3 pair of FREE TICKETS to see Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Yoshi’s Jazz in Oakland, CA- for the Sunday, July 12 for the 7:00 pm show.
Regina Carter Quintet
Jeff Sanford, clarinet/flute; Regina Carter, violin; Fred Harris, piano; Seward McCain, bass; Akira Tana, drums Video: Lewis Nash Quintet with Regina Carter, “Tico Tico” While some may consider the violin to be a slightly unconventional jazz instrument, such restrictive conventions have never hindered Regina Carter’s creativity. Growing up in Detroit, Carter played in orchestral string sections, but longed to find a more individual mode of expression. Hearing jazz violin legend Stephane Grappelli opened her ears to a different approach and started a lifelong love affair with jazz and improvisation. Since she began releasing recordings as a leader in the mid-1990s, Carter has continued to make bold choices and blaze her own musical trail. Her diverse projects include a celebration of the musical heritage of Detroit, from Thad Jones to Marvin Gaye; a disc of duets with the great pianist Kenny Barron; a loving tribute to her late mother’s favorite songs of the swing era; and a live album documenting her triumphant performance in Genoa, Italy on the famous “Il Cannone” violin once owned by Niccolò Paganini—the first time a jazz musician was invited to play the legendary instrument. A relentlessly creative artist with extraordinary versatility, Carter has performed with leading musicians in many genres, from Wynton Marsalis to Mary J. Blige. “Regina Carter creates music that is wonderfully listenable, probingly intelligent and, at times, breathtakingly daring… taking the listener into the future of jazz.” – Time Magazine The tickets will be awarded via our Twitter or Blog, so if you haven’t already, you should join us on: Twitter at: http://twitter.com/ajalil , or go to the
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