Sidney Moncrief aims to be a 'game changer' for young people | Arkansas Blog

Monday, September 18, 2017

Sidney Moncrief aims to be a 'game changer' for young people

Posted By on Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 1:55 PM

sidney.jpg
Former Razorback basketball star Sidney Moncrief will celebrate his 60th birthday with events this weekend tied to a launch of the Moncrief Institute for College and Career Readiness, said to be a nonprofit aimed at professional development for young people.

He'll talk about the program at a forum from noon to 2 p.m. at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center. Said a news release quoting Moncrief:

“My desire is to be a Game Changer in the lives of others through cutting edge professional development. We will be uniquely dedicated to developing soft skills necessary for success in today’s competitive environment.”

He also plans a shooting clinic for high school basketball players from 4 to 6 p.m. at Philander Smith College that will honor four former Little Rock high school coaches — Oliver Elders, Eddie Boone, Johnny Greenwood and Charles Ripley.

Moncrief and his wife, Takisha, lead the institute and Game Changers Inc., which provides leadership training. More about their organization at this website. It includes details about a fund-raiser for the organization Friday night at the Arkansas Arts Center. Tickets are $60 to the "birthday bash,"  which includes a toast and roast.


Tags: , , , ,


Favorite

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Your daily dose of Jason Rapert

    Sen. Jason Rapert really, really didn't like it when a KATV reporter asked him about the hypocrisy of his political arguments.
    • Feb 4, 2017
  • French Hill votes against disaster aid to Puerto Rico

    Republican U.S. Rep. French Hill alone among Arkansas's House delegation voted last week against a measure that provided $36.5 billion in disaster aid, a portion  for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico as well as money for wildfire response and to support the flood insurance program.
    • Oct 14, 2017
  • Free Zinn book for Arkansas teachers

    Arkansas teachers! Get your free Howard Zinn book here! Whether Kim Hendren likes it or not.
    • Mar 3, 2017

Slideshows

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation