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(credit: CW50)In support of Detroit youth development through athletic, academic and leadership programs, The Sam Bernstein Law Firm has partnered with CW50 & EcoMedia to help Detroit PAL offer safe, reliable transportation to the children served by its programs.
Flags Fly at Lighthouse Academy
(credit: CW50)Detroit PAL (Police Athletic League) & our sister station, CBS 62's, flags fly high at Detroit's Lighthouse Academy.
CW50's First Forecast team at Lighthouse Academy
(credit: CW50)CW50's First Forecast team was on-site (along with some sunny skies) to celebrate the day's festivities at Lighthouse Academy in Detroit.
Water Bottles for the Detroit PAL players!
(credit: CW50)Playing football worked up quite a sweat! Good thing CW50 and The Sam Bernstein Law Firm had some snazzy waterbottles on-site for the Detroit PAL kids. Tim Richey, CEO of Detroit PAL, thanked sponsors for helping the youth teams. He stated, "The van, the first new addition in several years to an aging fleet, will allow us to continue to provide safe and reliable transportation for Detroit PAL's youth for years to come.”
The New Detroit PAL Van
(credit: CW50)The new Detroit PAL van will serve more than 700 youths each year. The van will allow young people an opportunity to enjoy college tours, once-in-a-lifetime experiences with professional athletes, attendance at professional games and other special athletic events.
The Detroit Dragons Get Into Formation
(credit: CW50)The Detroit Dragons line up pre-snap! In partnership with the Detroit Police Department and community volunteers, Detroit PAL builds character in young people through athletic and leadership development programs.
A Detroit Dragons Player is Ready For Action!
(credit: CW50)Last year Detroit PAL served more than 11,000 girls and boys, with the help of 1,500 trained and certified adult volunteers. Athletic programs include basketball, volleyball, track and field, soccer, baseball, softball, tee ball, lacrosse, golf, contact football and cheerleading.
The Offensive Line Prepares to Play
(credit: CW50)The skilled O-Line checks their assignments before the snap of the ball. The Detroit PAL program prides itself on building character of young people though sports & activities.
A Young Player Admires Teamwork
(credit: CW50)The Titans and Dragons attended the event - they are two of the 24 PAL football teams.
Sam Bernstein and the Titans
(credit: CW50)Players and coaches from the Titans football team pose with Sam Bernstein. Thanks to his partnership with CW50 & EcoMedia, these kids will have transportation to and from their games!
Sam Bernstein Takes a Photo with the Titans
(credit: CW50)Sam Bernstein and the Titans players & coaches are all smiles. The Detroit PAL program is always looking for more volunteers to help in a variety of activities. Visit DetroitPAL.org for more information.
Detroit Titans Huddle Up
(credit: CW50)Players and coaches take a knee. Volunteers teach kids about the value of teamwork, diversity, respect, discipline, responsibility and leadership.
Sam Bernstein Takes a Water Break with Players & Their Families
(credit: CW50)The Sam Bernstein Law Firm has been helping local families for half a century. Their support of the new Detroit PAL van represents their newest contribution to the local community!
Mayor Mike Duggan & CW50's Jim Madaus
(credit: CW50)CW50's Chief Meteorologist Jim Madaus greets Mayor Mike Duggan. Detroit PAL's future looks bright and sunny!
Sam Bernstein and Mayor Mike Duggan
(credit: CW50)Sam Bernstein & Mike Duggan shake hands at the EcoMedia event for Detroit PAL.
Detroit PAL Coach Harlan Huckleby Talks with Detroit's Mayor
(credit: CW50)Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan talks with former Detroit PAL coach Harlan Huckleby about youth football and the support EcoMedia provides to the community.
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