Northwestern University, The City of Evanston & Dynegy renovate a community basketball court

28 Apr 2023
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Through a ton of ideation and collaboration, the Northwestern Athletic Department and Learfield's Northwestern Sports Properties delivered a fantastic community sponsorship that is a true example of a sponsorship that takes care of the community and deserves the media coverage it received.

A few articles where it was mentioned

  1. NU Website
  2. Chicago Tribune
  3. Twitter
  4. Facebook

The court underwent a renovation this summer as a result of a partnership between the three that included repairs to the basketball court playing surface, replacement of the backboards and rims, repainting of basketball lines, and application of a new textured acrylic surface with custom Northwestern and Dynegy Inc. logos and lettering.

Northwestern Vice President for Athletics & Recreation Jim Phillips, Sullivan-Ubben Head Men's Basketball Coach Chris Collins and Alderman Rue Simmons each addressed the crowd at the event. Student-athletes from both the Northwestern men's and women's basketball programs were on hand as well."

The partnership between the City of Evanston, Dynegy, and Northwestern University has turned this court into something all of us in the community can be proud of, and a place where our children can fall in love with the game of basketball," said Phillips. -
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