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Here is a press release from DJ Slater about this past weekend's basketball tournament played in honor of former Franklin High School star, the late Christine Rathke:
DJ’s Court Tourney 2010 Raises $1,900 for
Christine Rathke Memorial Scholarship Fund
DJ’s Court Tourney, an annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament that honors former
The new monetary benchmark can be attributed to this year’s 18-team turnout, as well as greater generosity from the
“The 2010 tournament truly was remarkable when you consider today’s economy and the fact that most of our advertising is done word-of-mouth,” Tournament founder DJ Slater said. “I’m glad we can present Mrs. Rathke with our largest donation to date for the scholarship fund.”
DJ’s Court Tourney 2010 currently holds the record for largest turnout and largest donation among the nine other tournaments before it. The previous donation record was set in 2007 at $1,350. The largest turnout was 16 teams.
The tournament began in the summer of 2000 in a
Since 2003, when the tournament started raising money for the scholarship fund, DJ’s Court Tourney has collectively raised approximately $9,232. Money for the fund comes from team fees - $60 per team – and donations.