Saturday in Menlo Park: NFL players, police, firefighters in basketball fundraiser


National Football League athletes are headed to Menlo Park to play basketball on Saturday with local police and firefighters.

The game is set to run from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. It's a charity fundraiser for youth sports at Onetta Harris Community Center, 100 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park.

Two competing celebrity teams, led by 49ers Bruce Ellington and Quinton Patton, will play basketball against each other.

Other athletes scheduled to attend are Antoine Bethea, Kendall Gaskins, Gerald Hodges, Bruce Miller, L.J. McCray, Aaron Lynch of the 49ers and other NFL athletes, along with Menlo Park and East Palo Alto police and firefighters, according to event organizer Steephen Ashford.

Click here to buy tickets.

Admission is $10 and proceeds will go toward East Palo Alto youth sports programs and the East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy football program, said Mr. Ashford.

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Posted by long time resident
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Feb 3, 2016 at 1:21 pm

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6 people like this
Posted by Great Day!
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Feb 3, 2016 at 1:28 pm

long time resident:

Wow. Bad day?

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Posted by SteveC
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Feb 3, 2016 at 2:33 pm

SteveC is a registered user.

probably a bad life. Grumpy all the time and is negative all the time.

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