Athletes from Team St. Luke's, the adaptive sports program for youth and adults with physical disabilities, are participating at Hoopfest this weekend.
Team members are playing between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Northern Quest Casino Court Five, near Lincoln St. and Bridge Ave., across from Anthony's Restaurants. The teams playing are the Movin Mavs, Three Amigas, Rim Riders, Cuties, Mavs, Four Risen Riders and Hot Spot.
"This opportunity encourages athletes to reach for their dreams and achieve huge success," said Teresa Skinner, Team St. Luke's Coordinator. "For young athletes with a physical disability, sports experiences reinforce teamwork, sharing and personal achievement."
Come cheer on the Team St. Luke's athletes at the largest three-on-three basketball tournament in the world. Team St. Luke's has participated at Hoopfest since 1999.
*Photo opportunities available at Northern Quest Casino Court Five, near Lincoln St. and Bridge Ave.
St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute is a division of Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS). INHS is a non-profit corporation in Spokane, Washington providing collaboration in health care services on behalf of its member hospitals Deaconess Medical Center, Providence Holy Family Hospital, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital and Valley Hospital & Medical Centre, and the community. Other INHS services include Community Health Education and Resources (CHER), Information Resource Management, Northwest MedStar, Health Training Network, health@work, Northwest TeleHealth, and the INHS Center of Philanthropy. For more information, visit www.inhs.org.
Day of event contact:
Coach Coordinator (on site at Hoopfest)