Media Alert - Tangerine and Canada Basketball national team player Rob Sacre to shoot hoops with Vancouver youth

VANCOUVER, May 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Tangerine invites you to its Vancouver Community Gym event, as part of its #BrightWayForward program – a day focused on basketball skills training and empowerment programming for local youth, in partnership with Canada Basketball.  

Tangerine will be joined by Vancouver-raised national team and NBA player, Rob Sacre, and over 150 local youth who will be participating in empowerment and basketball skills training led by Basketball B.C. There will also be a special presentation from Tangerine, a Q&A session with Sacre, and a performance from UNITY Charity featuring beatboxing, breakdancing and spoken word poetry.

Photo, video and interview opportunities available.


Tangerine hosts Vancouver Community Gym with Rob Sacre, as part of its
#BrightWayForward program


Tangerine Chief Operating Officer, Ian Cunningham

Canadian National Team & NBA Player, Rob Sacre

Local youth (ages 9-13)

Basketball BC


University of British Columbia

War Memorial Gymnasium

6081 University Blvd,

Vancouver, BC


Sunday, May 15, 2016

12:00 p.m. – Rob Sacre running basketball drills with youth (opportunity for b-roll)

12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Media Interview Availability

1:15 p.m. – Special Presentation and Q&A with Rob Sacre


Rob Sacre running basketball drills with local youth

Rob Sacre and local youth photo-op at empowerment graffiti mural

UNITY Charity performance featuring beatboxing, breakdancing, and MC and spoken word poetry.


Recommended Parking Lot – North Parkade

Complimentary Parking Code – TCB37K



Derek Kirk, Tangerine, 416-316-0149

SOURCE Tangerine

For further information: Derek Kirk, Tangerine, 416-316-0149


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