John Doleva, President/CEO Basketball Hall of Fame Makes Contribution to the Rotary Club of Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, MA - On June 3, 2011 John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Frank Colaccino, a Trustee of the Hall of Fame's Board and Committee Chair for the 2010 Tip Off Classic Luncheon Committee, presented a check for $2,500 to the Rotary Club of Springfield. The contribution was from the proceeds of the Tip-Off Classic luncheon held at the Hall of Fame last November. The Rotary Club of Springfield partnered with the Basketball Hall of Fame on the return of the Tip-Off Classic to Springfield with a luncheon that kicked off the 3 day invitational on the Museum¹s Center Court. The contribution will be used for the Rotary clubs Service Fund grants which are awarded to Springfield based tax-exempt, non-profit organizations for capital items.
The Springfield Rotary Club meets every Friday at 12:15 p.m. in the Mass Mutual Room at The Basketball Hall of Fame, West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, and is a proud member of Rotary International.
For more information on the Springfield Rotary or becoming a member, please contact Springfield Club Membership Chair Mike Healy at 413-267-1217 or visit their Web site at www.springfieldmarotary.org.
About the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame:
Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Birthplace of Basketball, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the game of basketball at every level – professional, collegiate, men and women.