NBA Star Kyle Kuzma Welcomed Home with Event

July 19, 2019    Contact: Pam Bailey

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Flint, MI –  Kyle Kuzma will kick off several days back in his hometown of Flint, MI with a celebration at his local YMCA with local Flint youth on Wednesday, July 24 from 5 to 7 pm. The event at the Downtown Flint YMCA branch at 411 E 3rd St, Flint will feature fun activities like face painting and laser tag, nutrition activities provided by Hurley Wellness Services, dinner, and a chance to meet the famous basketball player himself. The event is free and open to the public. Children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Kyle Kuzma is vocal about the importance of the YMCA in his development as a basketball player as well as keeping him safe from the streets of Flint. “QUOTE BY KYLE ABOUT THE Y.”

YMCA CEO Fritz Cheek is excited to be holding this event honoring the star at the Downtown Y. “We are happy that Kyle could make time in his busy schedule to come party with us at the Y. He is an inspiration to the thousands of kids in our Safe Places program. His message of hard work and perseverance to achieve your dreams exemplifies the values of the Y.”

About the YMCA of Greater Flint – The Mission of the YMCA of Greater Flint is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. Since 1879, the YMCA of Greater Flint (which includes Downtown Branch, Pierson Road Branch and Camp Copneconic) focuses on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  The Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors.