Detroit Lions vs. police, Special Olympians for charity

Second annual basketball game pits public safety and Special Olympians against pro athletes to support local efforts


By K. Michelle Moran
The Advertiser Times

GROSSE POINTE FARMS, Mich. — The crowd will again be roaring at Grosse Pointe South High School.

For the second straight year, police and public safety officers from Harper Woods and the Grosse Pointes will be squaring off against members of the Detroit Lions in a charity basketball game in which proceeds will go to two local nonprofits - Services for Older Citizens and the Grosse Pointe/Harper Woods Community Special Olympics. The game will take place at 7 p.m. March 28 in the main gym at Grosse Pointe South High School. The event is being organized by the Grosse Pointe Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 102, whose members hail from the five Pointes and Harper Woods.

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