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August 7, 2008 at 11:57 AM

Storm to host basketball clinic Saturday

Storm center Yolanda Griffith and assistant coach Nancy Darsch will host a basketball clinic on Mercer Island this Saturday. It’ll run from 3-4:30 p.m., after the Storm reunites for its first practice after a two-week break. Seattle and the WNBA re-open the season on Aug. 28 against Houston.
Here’s the press release directly from the team:
STORM AND ALLSTATE TO HOST YOUTH BASKETBALL CLINICS
Storm player and coach to teach fundamentals and team play at Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club
SEATTLE, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008 — The Seattle Storm and Allstate Insurance Company will host a youth basketball clinic for youth ages 7-15 on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008. Led by Storm center Yolanda Griffith and assistant coach Nancy Darsch, participants will learn the same drills Storm players use during their practices including shooting, ball-handling, defense and team play. They will focus on fundamentals of the game and the importance of having fun while on the court.
Following the clinic, Griffith and Darsch will host a Q&A and autograph session where participants can learn more about how these positive role models achieved the success they enjoy today.
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008 from 3-4:30 p.m.
Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club
2825 West Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040
COST: Free of charge
Participants should arrive at least 15 minutes early. For more information regarding pre-registration, contact the Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club at (206) 232-4548 or email miathletics@positiveplace.org.
About the Seattle Storm: The Seattle Storm is one of seven independently owned teams in the WNBA, the world’s preeminent women’s professional basketball league. Established in 2000, the Storm is committed to bringing outstanding professional basketball to a diverse and rapidly growing fan base. The team also plays an active role in promoting literacy, health and fitness, support for women and girls and youth basketball in local communities.
About Allstate Insurance Company: The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Widely known through the “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate” slogan, Allstate helps individuals in approximately 17 million households protect what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow through approximately 14,800 exclusive agencies and financial representatives in the U.S. and Canada. Customers can access Allstate products and services such as auto insurance and homeowners insurance through Allstate agencies, or in select states at allstate.com and 1-800 Allstate. Encompass and Deerbrook Insurance brand property and casualty products are sold exclusively through independent agents. The Allstate Financial Group provides life insurance, supplemental accident and health insurance, annuity, banking and retirement products designed for individual, institutional and worksite customers that are distributed through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, financial institutions and broker-dealers.

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