The Atlanta Hawks and State Farm unveiled two newly renovated basketball courts and a new recreation center at Lucky Shoals Park on Wednesday.
The upgrades are part of an ongoing effort by the Hawks to upgrade basketball facilities at public parks across metro Atlanta. In addition to the courts, the Norcross park also got a Good Neighbor Club from State Farm. Good Neighbor Clubs are designed to be centers for learning and entertainment in the surrounding community.
The Hawks and State Farm took existing rooms near the courts at the Lucky Shoals recreation center and transformed them into the new Good Neighbor Center, the first in Gwinnett and second to open this year. The Lucky Shoals Good Neighbor Center has a new entertainment area, a reading nook with iPads, a dedicated classroom space, TVs and video game consoles. The Hawks and State Farm have also committed to providing programming at the center.
At the Wednesday grand opening, 50 kids were surprised with free custom basketball jerseys, backpacks and other giveaways, according to a State Farm release. The Lucky Shoals courts were the 24th and 25th to be renovated by the Hawks.
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