Thursday, November 08, 2007
Charity group studies Grizzlies' giving : Business News : Commercial Appeal: "Some admirers of the Grizzlies came to town this weekend from across the country to witness first-hand the team's flair for that most giving of basketball acts -- the assist. Oh, and they planned to take in a game, too. Committee members of the Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy -- of which the Grizzlies were named a 2007 winner this summer -- arrived in Memphis on Friday to visit partner organizations of the Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation. The foundation has given more than $19 million to charitable causes since the franchise relocated here in 2001, but ..."