Orlando, Fla., (February 25, 2015) – Students at Engelwood Elementary are in for a big surprise tomorrow, February 26, at 2:00 p.m. when the Orlando Magic and Chase will pay them a visit to announce plans to update their basketball court.
Approximately 153 fourth and fifth graders will participate in a special student assembly to learn that their school was selected and why. STUFF the Magic mascot will also make a special appearance. The media are invited to capture the moment and interview the principal, students, and Magic Community Ambassador Bo Outlaw, along with Chase.
The school court renovation is part of the Champions of the Community partnership between the Magic and Chase. The two have already updated five courts (Engelwood will be the sixth court updated) for youth around the community, with the goal of completing 10 total courts.
When: Thursday, February 26 @ 2:00 p.m.
Where: Engelwood Elementary School
900 Engel Dr., Orlando, 32807
Who: Magic Community Ambassador Bo Outlaw, STUFF the Magic Mascot, fourth and fifth graders from Engelwood Elementary, Engelwood Elem. Principal, Chase Market Manager
Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Chase serves more than 50 million consumers and four million small businesses through more than 5,500 bank branches, 17,500 ATMs, credit cards, mortgage offices, and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships. More information about Chase is available at www.chase.comand @Chase.
ABOUT THE ORLANDO MAGIC
Orlando's NBA franchise since 1989, the Magic's mission is to be world champions on and off the court, delivering legendary moments every step of the way. The Magic have seen great success in a relatively short history, winning five division championships (1995, 1996, 2008, 2009, 2010) with seven 50-plus win seasons and capturing the Eastern Conference title in 1995 and 2009. Off the court, on an annual basis, the Orlando Magic gives more than $2 million to the local community by way of sponsorships of events, donated tickets, autographed merchandise, scholarships and grants. Orlando Magic community relations programs impact an estimated 75,000 kids each year, while a Magic staff-wide initiative provides more than 6,000 volunteer hours annually. In addition, over the last 25 years more than $19.8 million has been distributed to local nonprofit community organizations through the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation and the Orlando Magic Youth Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund (OMYF-MFF) since 1994, which serves at-risk youth. Ticket highlights for the Magic's 2014-15 season in the Amway Center, honored with TheStadiumBusiness Awards’ 2013 Customer Experience Award and named SportsBusiness Journal's 2012 Sports Facility of the Year, include: 2,500 seats priced $20 or less, 8,000 seats priced $40 or less and 9,000 seats priced $50 or under. For ticket information log on to OrlandoMagic.com or call 407-89-MAGIC.