The Harlem Globetrotters, the world-renowned basketball team known for their impressive skills and entertaining performances, are bringing their talents to the Visions Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday, February 17, 2024.

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In addition to the thrilling game, there's an incredible opportunity waiting for one exceptional student in the Southern Tier.

The Harlem Globetrotters are searching for students who go above and beyond to make a difference in the Southern Tier community, both inside and outside the classroom. Whether it's volunteering their time, initiating positive change, or demonstrating outstanding leadership, these students are the "Game Changers Beyond the Ball." The goal is to celebrate those unsung heroes who are quietly impacting their surroundings.

To participate, individuals are encouraged to nominate a deserving student from any grade who fits the criteria of a "Game Changer Beyond the Ball." The Harlem Globetrotters want to hear stories of these remarkable young people who are putting out good in the Southern Tier. From all the entries received, one lucky winner will be selected at random to experience the Ultimate Family Night with the Harlem Globetrotters.

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The VIP winner will be treated to an unforgettable evening. They will receive courtside tickets to the game, providing an up-close and personal view of the Harlem Globetrotters in action. But the perks don't stop there. The winner and their family will also have the opportunity to meet and greet the players, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Not only will the winner enjoy these incredible experiences, but their story of community impact will also be shared with the entire arena. This recognition will be announced loud and proud to inspire others to make a positive difference in their communities.

Entries for the VIP experience will be accepted through Thursday, February 8, 2024. On Friday, February 9, a random selection will determine the lucky recipient of this prize. The person who nominated the winner will receive a call, allowing them to share in the excitement and joy of their child's success.

So, if you know a student who embodies the spirit of a "Game Changer Beyond the Ball," don't hesitate to submit their nomination for this exceptional opportunity. The Harlem Globetrotters are not only bringing their basketball wizardry to the Southern Tier; they are also shining a spotlight on those who are making a positive impact in our community!

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