This information was provided by the Madison Police Union 1836 and the Harlem Rockets:
The Madison Police Union Local 1836 will be hosting some very special guests on Thursday April 26, 2012 at 7:00pm at the Polson Gymnasium. The Harlem Rockets, a talented group of basketball entertainers who combine incredible Showtime basketball skills and family-friendly comedy will face the Ballers of Justice in a game benefiting the Madison Police Union charities.
This event will help raise funds for the Madison Police Union, which awards financial scholarships to graduating seniors from Daniel Hand High School, annually sponsors a Little League Ball Baseball and Basketball Teams, Educational Bonds for students and supports various local charities in their fund raising efforts.
The members of the Madison Police Union regularly donate countless hours collecting donations for the Police Departments Annual Toy Drive and “Stuff a Cruiser”, which provides greatly needed food supplies to the local food bank as well as collecting toys for families in need in our own community during the Christmas Season.
In this special event to raise money for the Madison Police Union, the “Ballers of Justice” have graciously agreed to face the Harlem Rockets. “Ballers of Justice” players include Gregory Martin, Richard Buchetto, Samuel Brown, Todd Nelson, Scott Pardales, Thomas Bull, Brian Phillips, Mike O’Connor, Harold French, Joe Race, Phil Rosatti and Bill Roy.
Having played over 2,500 games in 16 years without a single defeat, the Harlem Rockets offer something for everyone to enjoy. Sports enthusiasts will be intrigued by the athleticism and size of the Rockets including.
Basketball aficionados will be dazzled by the ball-handling wizardry of Clarence “Mugsy” Leggett. Mugsy’s one of the world’s extraordinary dribblers and former Harlem Globetrotter. Satiated by the game of Devon “Super Athlete” Curry and left awestruck by high-flying dunks of Cliff “Jet Blue” Malone. Who were just featured in the Nike commercial released on Super Bowl Day. Fans will be awe-struck when they see Curtis “Pee-Wee” Johnson, who stands 7’ 5” tall and graduated from St. John’s University.
And since this is comedy basketball, the Harlem Rockets present to you the “Crown Prince Of Laughs” James “Speedy“ Williams. One Of Show Basketball’s All Time Greats”. Speedy was featured in the movie “Above The Rim” and the NIKE Free-Style Commercial. He also, performed with Jay Z at the MTV Music Awards.
The Harlem Rockets incorporate the audience, especially children, into the show and are always available to meet the fans and give autographs at halftime and after the game.
Tickets for what promises to be a fun-filled evening for the community are available by contacting Scott Pardales at 203.245.8992 or at the door. Adults $10. Students $8. Sponsors for this event are welcome. Checks payable to: The Madison Police Union.
So come join the Madison Police Union for an exciting evening of food and fun as they compete against the Harlem Rockets Comedy Basket Ball Team!