Local youth will have an opportunity to experience NCAA Division III basketball when Hope College hosts its annual "Take a Kid to the Game" program on Thursday, Jan. 3. Hope will be hosting Kalamazoo in an MIAA men's basketball contest at the Holland Civic Center. Tipoff will be 7:30 p.m.
Adults will receive half-price tickets at $2 each if they are accompanied by children, high school age or younger.
The "Take a Kid to the Game: (TAKG) program is designed to make children the big winners of the day. Kids will find prizes and gifts meant only and especially for them. "The "Take a Kid to the Game" program is a wonderful opportunity for the youth of our community to enjoy Hope basketball," said coach Glenn VanWieren.
Tickets for this special game will be sold at the Holland Civic Center on game day. For more information, call 395-7136. TAKG is entering its seventh year in the promotion of NCAA athletics.