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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Howard Brown’s Community Unity Day is a slam dunk

By Michilea Patterson, The Mercury

POTTSTOWN >> The community came out to a Unity Day celebration which included a knockout basketball tournament at Spruce Street Park Saturday. The family event also included dancing, a hula hoop competition and more. Howard Brown, founder of International Ballplayers United (iBall United), organized the event. Brown, a former Pottstown High School basketball player, went on to play at Villanova University then internationally. In connection with iBall United, the iBall Healthy Families Initiative was launched in 2015. The initiative promotes health, wellness and unity in the area.

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