SBJ/August 21-27, 2017/People and Pop Culture

Faces and Places

Girls Who Code get look at golf tech

The U.S. Golf Association and sponsor Deloitte teamed up with Girls Who Code on July 28 to give a group of high school girls an inside look at the technology behind the USGA Research and Test Center in Far Hills, N.J.
Photo by: DELOITTE
Leadership award

Activist and former college basketball player Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir receives the Leadership in Sport Award from Donna de Varona at the Beyond Sport Awards on July 26 in New York City. Abdul-Qaadir worked to persuade the International Basketball Federation to allow the wearing of religious headgear during competition.
Photo by: NICHOLAS HUNT / GETTY IMAGES
Golden Bear in Canada

At the RBC Canadian Open last month in Oakville, Ontario: Golf Canada President Roland DeVaus; RBC EVP and CMO Mary DePaoli; Jack Nicklaus, golf hall of famer and designer of the Glen Abbey course, where the tournament was played; and Golf Canada CEO Laurence Applebaum.
Photo by: MINOS PANAGIOTAKIS / GETTY IMAGES
Bucks open new training center

The Milwaukee Bucks officially opened the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Sports Science Center, the team’s training facility in downtown Milwaukee, on Aug. 3: Milwaukee Alderwoman Milele Coggs, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Bango, Bucks President Peter Feigin, Bucks co-owner Mike Fascitelli, Froedtert Health President and CEO Cathy Jacobson, Medical College of Wisconsin President and CEO Dr. John Raymond, Milwaukee Alderman Bob Bauman, and Milwaukee County Communications Director Melissa Bauldaff.
Photo by: GARY DINEEN / MILWAUKEE BUCKS
Atlantic League All-Star Game

Somerset Patriots sponsor RWJBarnabas Health was the presenting sponsor of the Atlantic League All-Star Game last month at TD Bank Ballpark: Robert Wood Johnson Somerset President Tony Cava; former MLBer Willie Randolph, an honorary manager for the game; and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital President John Gantner.
Photo by: RWJBARNABAS HEALTH
NEC’s football kickoff and sponsor summit

The Northeast Conference held its third annual Football Media Day and Sponsor Summit at MetLife Stadium on July 20, bringing together coaches and student athletes from each of the NEC’s seven teams, as well as the league’s corporate partners.
Photo by: LARRY LEVANTI PHOTOGRAPHY
Hawks’ photographer honored with retrospective

The Atlanta Hawks honored their team photographer of the past 40 seasons, Scott Cunningham, with a retrospective of his work at the Westside Cultural Arts Center earlier this month. At the VIP event before the opening: Hawks senior director of media relations Jon Steinberg, coach Mike Budenholzer, Cunningham, CEO Steve Koonin and hall of famer Dominique Wilkins.
Photo by: DONNA PERMELL / PRIME PHOCUS
BB&T finalists

At the BB&T Atlanta Open singles championship July 30: GF Sports EVP Josh Ripple, BB&T Regional President Heath Campbell, singles champ John Isner, singles runner-up Ryan Harrison, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, and tourney director Eddie Gonzalez.
Photo by: RON ANGLE











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