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Hope Dreams –
NBA referee Tony Brothers turns "Hoop Dreams" into "Hope Dreams"

Hampton, Virginia: (Sept. 12, 2013) – Norfolk native and veteran NBA official, Tony Brothers, inspires through his foundation Still Hope. Still Hope Foundation Inc. assists single mothers in building successful family unity by offering resources and support to build strong relationships.

The aim of Hope Dreams is to inspire students to have faith in their lives' worth. Brothers is sharing his unique experiences that have lead to his 20 year career in NBA, to inspire students in their personal pursuit happiness.

"Growing up in a single mother household, I experienced first-hand the struggles single mothers face raising an young African-American male. I wanted to reduce burden placed on single mother and help them build strong family bonds to promote healthy living," said Brothers.

Brothers is 1986 graduate of Old Dominion University (ODU), where he earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration/Management Information Systems. After graduating ODU, Tony spent four years officiating in the CBA, including three CBA Finals and a CBA All-Star Game. Today, Brothers, is entering his 20th season as an NBA official and has officiated over 1,100 regular season games, over 70 playoff games including the 2012 and 2013 NBA Finals.

Hope Dreams will be held in the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications studio Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at 10:30 am.

About Still Hope Foundation

Still Hope Foundation, Inc. was established in an effort to lighten the parenting responsibilities borne by single mothers throughout the Hampton Roads, Virginia communities.

The Foundation's goal is to equip mothers with those tools that will enable them to become self-sufficient through the provision of supportive relationships, quality resources, and life-skills training. The Still Hope Foundation seeks to ensure that every mom receives the opportunity to build and maintain a successful family unit.

Help the Still Hope Foundation by visiting http://www.journeyforsuccess.org/stillhope/ and make a donation to empower single mothers and strengthen families.


If you would like any more information about the event, please contact Chad Harris at chad.harrism@gmail.com.

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Chad Harris