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Posted on: September 12, 2023

[ARCHIVED] First responders, postal workers to play charity basketball game

Large group photo on a basketball court

PHOTO #1: Members of the City of Victoria basketball team and the U.S. Postal Service basketball team, along with cheerleaders from Victoria West High School and Vickers Elementary School, pose for a photo at the 2022 charity basketball game at Faith Family Gym benefiting the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent and Victoria Toys for Tots.

PHOTO #2: City Manager Jesús A. Garza prepares to make a shot during the 2022 charity basketball game at Faith Family Gym benefiting the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent and Victoria Toys for Tots.

The Victoria Fire Department and the Victoria Police Department have partnered with National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 1221 (U.S. Postal Service) to play a charity basketball game benefiting the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent and Victoria Toys for Tots

A basketball player prepares to make a shotThe game will be Sunday, Nov. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Victoria College Sports Center, 2200 E. Red River St. Officers and firefighters will team up to play against USPS.

Tickets will be sold for $5 at the door or at www.tfbgc.org. In lieu of the ticket cost, attendees can bring five canned goods or a toy worth at least $5. 

For more information, contact the Victoria Fire Department at 361-485-3450 or visit www.victoriatx.gov/fire.

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