Green Bay Packers Defensive back Nick Collins will be hosting his annual fundraising basketball tournament this weekend. The Sixth Annual Nick Collins Scholarship Fund Basketball Tournament at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center for the first time this Saturday March 19, 2011. Senior Event Coordinator Chris Singleton says money raised from the tournament will be put towards athletic scholarships. The event is open to the public and doors will open at 9 a.m. with the tournament beginning at 10a.m.
Hawthorne recently received a $650,000 community development block grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to expand and improve the park.