Close to 40 kids attend Biddy Basketball Camp

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Kids are capping off a week of basketball camp at Roger Young Park.  

A group of 38 kids, ages 6-12 spent the week learning the sport and of fitness.  The City of Erie, the Erie Housing Authority, and the YMCA sponsored ‘Biddy Basketball Camp’. 

The kids celebrated the last day with Mayor Joe Schember and City Councilman Mel Witherspoon who coaches and organizes the event. 

Witherspoon tells us, “When they come back and their teenagers and they thank me, that makes me do it again. It just touches my heart. I love them.”

The camp closed out with an awards program with participants receiving trophies. 

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