On May 14th – Mothers Day, I hosted the inaugural Celebrity Game & Mother’s Day celebration presented by Keana “KJ” Foz, founder of Point Goddess Inc.
KJ is a student athlete and an entrepreneur, using her experience, knowledge and love of building Unity this one day event was filled with excitement, unity, fun competition and above all celebration of female empowerment, motherhood, community and family.
This event held on Mother’s day also honoured all the dedicated, loving and forever basketball Baller Moms and their student athletes.
With the help of her family, friends, faith, teammates, coaches and the sports community KJ provided a space that had everyone in attendance feeling welcomed and appreciated.
The event included awards given to organizations and individuals playing pivotal roles throughout the basketball community.
Congratulations to all the recipients listed below:
- BALLER HER WAY AWARD acknowledges the work of women who are breaking barriers in our society in various domains.
Ball Her Way Award recipients:
Keesa K, founder of Hoop Queens
Stephanie – Deejay T-Jr.
Olivia – The Give & Grow
2. HEROES WITHOUT CAPES AWARD is attributed to an organization that works behind the scenes in the world of sports.
Heroes Without Capes Award recipient:
Gifty Kusi Appiah, founder of Baller Mom Canada
3. THE COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT AWARD is attributed to organizations whose missions are focused on empowering their community.
Community Empowerment recipients
– Micaella Richie – Lay-Up Youth Basketball
– Hina, Misbah, Mishal – Crescent Sports Club
4.THEY BELIEVE AWARD is attributed to individuals or organizations who provide direct mentorship and guidance to student-athletes as they hone their craft.
They Believe Award recipients:
1. Ben & Jeremy – David Ann Athletic Centre
2. Handel Kipp – Become One Women’s Baskeball
5. AMANDA TODD Honorary Award is attributed to an individual who embodies and inspires the values and spirit of Amanda Todd: resilient, fearless, and dedicated to the people in their care.
The Amanda Todd Award recipient:
Congratulations to all the recipients including myself.
It was so nice finally seeing so many of you in person.
Thank you KJ for having me and thank you all for continuing to Support Cheer Unite