Our second annual Chapel Hill Community was a tremendous weekend filled with fun,
basketball and community! We filled up Carrboro High School with 65 campers from Orange
County, who were all excited to be a part of Marcus Ginyard Basketball Camp. On Friday, the
Carrboro and Chapel Hill Fire and Rescue Departments came out in full force with fire trucks, hoses, and safety gear to provide our campers with a hands-on demonstration. We followed up on Saturday withthe Chapel Hill Police Department, Carrboro Police Department, NC State Highway Patrol, andthe Orange County Sheriff’s Office coming for another demonstration complete with K-9 unitsand police cruisers, including the one of a kind “SuperBee” from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
Working with the Chapel Hill community is always inspirational and a great pleasure! We are
pleased to partner with so many individuals, groups, and businesses who are invested in the
youth of the community.
We look forward to making the Chapel Hill Community Day even bigger next year, so be sure to stay tuned to our website and social media pages to be up to-date on the newest announcements and
We would like to thank our partners for their support of Chapel Hill Community Day:
Chapel Hill Sportswear, Italian Pizzeria III, Chapel Hill Police Department, Carrboro Police Department, Chapel Hill Fire Department, Carrboro Fire Department, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, NC State Highway Patrol and Hendrick’s Subaru.
We would also like to thank many others who contributed to the success of the weekend:
Sutton’s Drug Store, The Franklin Hotel, The Carolina Inn, Fleet Feet, Target, Pedego Bikes, UNC Athletics, Mediterranean Deli, Staker Chiropractic Center of Cary, Chapel Hill Visitor’s Bureau, The Loop, The Root Cellar, Bar Taco, The Rams Club, Ginyard Realty Group, Nicholas Sparks, Marvin Williams, Stephanie & Brendan O’Connell, Nate Chambers, Flo Miller and John Coffey.
A special thank you to the UNC Basketball Family for your support and contributions to the Chapel
Hill Community Day: Luke Maye and Tyler Hansbrough for speaking with the campers, and
Justin Watts for coaching.
Thank you as well to our wonderful counselors and helpers who volunteered their time to work with the camp for the weekend: Ronald Ginyard Jr., Ahmad Smith, Bryant Majors, Matthew Roberts, Chauntia Gilchrist, Erin Mizelle, Nancy White, Nicho Stevens, Thérèse Ginyard, Patrick Varker, Rebekah Varker, Matthew Varker, Wayne Worth and Vandella Bradley.