The business community is coming together to host a banquet to honor the Florida A&M University Developmental Research School's Girls Varsity Basketball team on Saturday, May 14 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center at 7 p.m.
The team, which consists of 7th, 8th and 9th graders, were in the final four at the 2011 FHSAA Girls Basketball Competition in Lakeland, FL. The young team were also District and Regional Champions.
City commissioners, business owners, such as local law firms, construction companies, hair salons and more, pulled together to host the event, which will feature local entertainment, a live band and an address by University of Florida Assistant Coach, David Lowery.
The banquet will be held in the Monroe Room at the Conference Center.
For more information, call Melissa Leon at 850-980-4479 or Coach Ahmad Aliyy at 850-528-3522.