ELIZABETH, NJ - The Third Annual Heroes on the Court Basketball Tournament will take place Sunday, May 21, at the Harwood Sports Center at Kean University, from 2 to 5 p.m.
This fundraiser is bringing together 24 teams of law enforcement professionals and firefighters for a great cause, scholarships. Air Marshals, Port Authity officers, TSA teams, federal, state, county, and municipal teams, including firefighters from Elizabeth, Linden, and Hillside. All hope to raise $10,000 for scholarships to Kean University, Union County College, and Memorial scholarships for children of officers.
The event will also feature a concession stand.
"Normally, we have the tournament in April , but we couldn't get the gym then," explained Elizabeth Officer Louis DeMondo. "It is working out better because now, we are getting to celebrate Police Week on its last day."