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Posted on: June 27, 2022

[ARCHIVED] A ‘Dream Court’ Comes to Berkley Park

Basketball court ribbon cutting with the City of Norfolk, Nancy Lieberman Charities & the Southside Boys and Girls Club

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk, in partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities and the Southside Boys and Girls Club, announces the ribbon cutting for a Dream Court™ in Berkley Park on Monday, June 27, at 10:30 a.m. An existing city basketball court is now transformed into a Dream Court™, through the generous donations of Wallace and Linda Hailsip, Old Dominion University alumni. 

The City of Norfolk and the Southside Boys & Girls Club were selected by Nancy Lieberman Charities as the Dream Court™ recipients due to the prime location for many area kids and programming. This new state-of-the-art basketball court will give kids a safe place to play, as well as learn lessons about teamwork and good sportsmanship. 

Members of the media are invited to the unveiling.

WHEN              Monday, June 27, 2022

                          10:30 a.m. - Dream Court Dedication  

WHERE            706 Walker Avenue

WHO                Scheduled to speak: 

  • Mayor Kenneth Cooper Alexander, Ph.D., City of Norfolk
  • Captain Renato Aponte, Norfolk Police Department, City of Norfolk
  • Gregg Shivers, CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Norfolk 
  • Linda and Wallace Haislip, ODU Alumni and Donor
  • Ticha Penicheiro, Four-Time WNBA All-Star, ODU Alumni
  • Nancy Lieberman, Basketball Hall of Famer, BIG3 Head Coach

CONTACTS      Traci Choate, Nancy Lieberman Charities, 325.347.2161,

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