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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Holds First Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Contact: Don Weston

Greenville, SC, June 23, 2001 --- The Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., will hold its first annual 3 On 3 Basketball Tournament. The special event is scheduled for Saturday, August 25, 2001 at Greenville High School gymnasium. The games get underway at 9 am. The cost for admission is $5.

The objective of Alpha Phi Alpha nationally and in the Greenville community is to stimulate the ambitions of young men; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the cause of humanity, freedom and dignity of the individual; and to aid downtrodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual status. Through such activities as the 3 on 3 Basketball tournament, we will help to further insure the success of the individual and our community.

For further information concerning team registration, entry fee, and rules surrounding the tournament, you may contact Don R. Weston at Additional information can be obtained from the event flyer on the chapter website at

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., is the nation's first Greek-letter fraternity established by African-American college students established on December 4, 1906 on the campus of Cornell University. There are more than 700 chapters worldwide with over 100,000 members. Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter is the local chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha in Greenville, SC, established on August 24, 1941.


Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter
contact: Don Weston
c/o 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
P. O. Box 5244
Greenville, South Carolina 29607

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