--Media are Encouraged to Meet at PS 282 in Park Slope at 11:15 a.m. --
BROOKLYN (December 5, 2013) –To get students in the holiday spirit, Brooklyn Nets Super Hero BrooklyKnight will deliver trees to PS 307, PS 282, PS 157, PS 23, PS 93, and PS 9 in Brooklyn TOMORROW, Friday, December 6.
Media are encouraged to visit PS 282 during which BrooklyKnight and studentswill decorate the holiday tree with ornaments and pose for photos with students from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Upon arrival at each school, BrooklyKnightwill be greeted by the excitement of eagerly awaiting students who will escort the Super Hero to the designated location for the tree placement. BrooklyKnight and the students will install and decorate trees provided by Tyler’s Trees with custom Brooklyn Nets tree toppers.
This event is part of the Brooklyn Nets Assist program which stands to support four key pillars: Education, Athletics, Health & Wellness, and Community Development. Brooklyn Nets Assist is proudly presented by Baked In Brooklyn. Maimonides Medical Center is a supporting sponsor of Brooklyn Nets Assist.
MEDIA INVITED TO ATTEND
WHO: Brooklyn Nets Super Hero BrooklyKnight, students from Brooklyn schools, and Tyler’s Trees.
WHAT: Holiday tree delivery and decoration at six Brooklyn schools.
WHEN: TOMORROW, Friday, December 6.
Media are encouraged to meet at PS 282 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: PS 282, 180 6th Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn.
SUBWAY: PS 282 is accessible by taking the B or Q trains to 7th Avenue, the N or R trains to Union Street, or the 2 or 3 trains to Grand Army Plaza.
About Tyler’s Trees
Tyler’s Trees (www.tylerstrees.com) was founded by Tyler Kupper and Brian Millman in 2007 with the goal of eliminating stress and hassle for New Yorkers. Tyler’s Trees has become the go-to source for a full service Christmas tree experience in New York City. From delivery, to set-up, to removal, Tyler’s Trees delivers “Everything but the Presents” and does the work so you can enjoy the holidays!
Tyler’s Trees, New York City’s first and largest online Christmas tree delivery service, is in its 6th season of helping bring Christmas cheer to busy New Yorkers – many who find buying and lugging a heavy tree around the streets of New York to be their least-favorite tradition during the Christmas season. For every Christmas tree purchased, Tyler’s Tress donates $30 to New York Restoration Project. The company also presents customers with the option to donate when purchasing.
About Baked In Brooklyn
Baked In Brooklyn is both the brand of pita chips and snacks, as well as the retail bakery store of Aladdin Bakers. Aladdin Bakers has been baking top quality pita bread, and other flatbreads for over 40 years in Brooklyn. The Baked In Brooklyn store opened in April 2012 and continually expands its made-by-hand selections. Baked In Brooklyn and Aladdin products can be found at fine grocery retailers throughout the New York area. Baked In Brooklyn has been a sponsor of the Brooklyn Nets since 2012. In 2013, Baked In Brooklyn became the presenting sponsor of the Brooklyn Nets Assist community platform.
About Brooklyn Nets
The Brooklyn Nets, presented by SW24, were officially launched in April 2012 and play their home games at Barclays Center located at the crossroads of Brooklyn, Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues. A member of the Eastern Conference's Atlantic Division, the Nets advanced to the NBA Playoffs in 2013 for the first time since 2007. Prior to its relocation to Brooklyn, the team was called the New Jersey Nets. Starting in 1977, the Nets played their first four seasons in New Jersey at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, before moving in 1981 to Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford (later renamed Continental Airlines Arena and IZOD Center). They remained in East Rutherford for 29 seasons until relocating to the Prudential Center in Newark in 2010. The Nets have reached the postseason 17 times, won four Atlantic Division titles and two Eastern Conference Championships, reaching the NBA Finals in 2002 and 2003.
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