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The 9th Annual Gardiner Memorial Basketball Tournament Is Scheduled For August 16 and 17, 2014

On August 16th and 17th, the Gardiner Foundation will be celebrating the 9th Annual Gardiner Memorial Basketball Classic Tournament. The event will be held in the Bronx from Noon to 8 pm. There will be free food, beverages and endless music for all spectators. This event, which is held every year at St. James Park, is proudly sponsored by the law firm of Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. (Lawyertime.com).

Jeff Korek and Dexter Gardiner hand out backpacks with school supplies

This two-day event attracts local media coverage and is one of the Bronx’s most anticipated summer attractions. Celebrities and guest speakers are scheduled to make appearances on both days of the event.

There will be eight teams competing in an eliminating-format throughout the two days, as well as two youth all-star teams competing on that Sunday. In addition to the games, the event schedule includes entertainment for the spectators and a memorial service providing family members with a memorial plaque in honor of a loved one who recently passed away.

About The Gardiner Foundation, Inc.

In 2006, Dexter Gardiner established The Gardiner Foundation in memoriam of losing his twin brother and five other family members in a devastating car accident on the Bronx River Parkway. The Foundation recognizes the need for families in similar situations in the community by providing educational scholarships, financial and emotional support, and burial assistance to other families who have experienced an unexpected tragic loss.

Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. has been a title sponsor of this annual event since 2009. The money and manpower we donate each year provides various needs supported by The Gardiner Foundation.

Help Support The Gardiner Foundation:

If you are interested in offering support for this event, please send a check made payable to The Gardiner Foundation and mail to our firm address of 111 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10006. No donation amount is too small. Your generous gift is tax deductible as the Gardiner Foundation has been granted exemption under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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Jeff S. Korek joined Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. in 1992 as the Senior Trial partner. Known for his meticulous preparation and dedication to his clients, Jeff has obtained some of the state’s highest verdicts and settlements.