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Aim High Academy, a local non-profit gymnastics organization, is hosting The Dream Meet, a gymnastics competition at the Cox Business Center, in celebration of the MLK Jr. Holiday weekend.
“The Dream Meet is our way of celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Watching young athletes from all backgrounds pursue their dreams together is witnessing Dr. King’s vision for children become a reality. It is an inspiring weekend.” Jennifer Patterson, Aim High Academy Founding Executive Director
Gymnasts from all over the State of Oklahoma will ascend to downtown Tulsa beginning Friday morning and sessions last through the afternoon on Sunday. In addition to the 700 athletes, 2000 spectators are expected.
If people want to come out to watch, many of the top gymnasts in the State of Oklahoma will compete on Friday night session beginning at 6:00PM. Admission can be paid at the door.
Proceeds from the Dream Meet provides scholarship awards for children from low-income families so anyone child who wants to participate in gymnastics, dance or ninja classes has the opportunity. Currently, out of our 2 locations, Aim High Academy has 260 who receive some form of scholarship assistance allowing them to pursue their dreams.
Our Founder and Executive Director, Jennifer Patterson, along with many Aim High Academy gymnasts will be available for interviews anytime leading up the event and throughout the weekend.
Media is invited and encouraged to attend the Dream Meet and can grab a quick meal in our fabulous hospitality room.
The Dream Meet, January 12-14, 2018 (Sessions begin at 8AM each day and run until 9PM), Cox Business Center (100 Civic Center Tulsa, OK 74103), Exhibit Hall C
For more information please contact Jennifer Patterson at 918-688-9612
Founder and Executive Director Aim High Academy
Aim High Academy combines FITNESS and FAITH to help build bright FUTURES in urban children and youth from the North Tulsa community and beyond.