Last Friday Atlanta Hawks Head Coach Lloyd Pierce, the Hawks, and State Farm hosted Community Spades Tournament at William Walker Recreation Center in Southwest Atlanta.
Created and hosted by Coach Pierce, the Community Spades Tournament was designed to engage the local community while deepening the Hawks and State Farm’s community support. Coach Pierce is passionate about the metro Atlanta community and enjoyed sharing his love for the game of spades with the William Walker Rec Center neighborhood.
The tournament was held in the gymnasium located inside of the recreation center and consisted of more than 40 registered teams. To engage the youth within the community, an UNO tournament was also taking place simultaneously inside of the State Farm Good Neighbor Club (GNC), which is also located inside the recreation center.
Hawks Entertainment was on site to provide a fun and engaging atmosphere. Participants were entered into a raffles to win Hawks gear, Hawks Shop gift cards, a signed player basketball and more. The tournament winners, Juanita and Jackie Smith from Team Smith TC Express received a trophy, courtside tickets to an upcoming Hawks game, a customized jersey, and a host of other prizes.