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Former BI star hosting school rally
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Former Bradwell Institute girls basketball star Charmaine Clark, above, went on to play for the University of Miami, but not before she also was selected to play in the Georgia Athletic Coaches Associations North-South All-Star game in 2006. - photo by Photo provided.

Former Bradwell Institute Lady Tiger basketball player Charmaine Clark will host a Back-to-School bash July 29-30.

Clark, who also played at the University of Miami, is the founder and CEO of Inspirational Living Foundation. Its mission, she said, focuses on mentoring and fostering sportsmanship and community involvement and providing volunteer opportunities for all, especially children and teenagers.

Clark founded the organization in Miami but said she now plans to serve her hometown of Hinesville.

Events will be at the Shuman Center at James Brown Park.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. There will be a book bag and shoe giveaway beginning at 9 a.m. for the first 100 people on-site.

Clark promised a fun-filled day with music, food bounce houses, arts and crafts, and free haircuts. The arts and crafts and haircuts begin at 10:30 a.m. Food will be served at 11:30 a.m.

There will be two free football clinics at 9:30 a.m. and again at 12:30 p.m. featuring former NFL New England Patriot Gary Guyton.

Guyton is also a graduate of BI and played for Georgia Tech.

A free basketball clinic taught by Girls B.A.L.L. Inc., is being offered at 1:30 p.m.

Activities continue Sunday at the Bradwell gym with BI vs. Liberty County High School alumni basketball games. Ticket sales begin at 1:30 p.m. and cost $5. The girls alumni game starts at 2 p.m. and boys play immediately following.

For more information call Clark at 912-980-7843.

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