Three bands will provide music for dance after a brief presentation ceremony, said Harold McReynolds, founder and president of the Tournament of Stars.
Each year a committee selects the honoree from nominees gathered by members, McReynolds
of the Stars is the second-largest pro-am basketball tournament in the country, McReynolds
told the American Press
"All proceeds from the fundraiser, the basketball tournament and a benefit golf tournament next month will be used to fund scholarships.
Everything is tied into the scholarships."
One of the first scholarship recipients said McReynolds
is doing a wonderful thing with the Tournament
of the Stars program.
was involved in unaffiliated basketball after graduation from McNeese State University
, where he
played college ball.
The tournament was founded in 1995, and the scholarships were added.
dedicated the tournament to the memory of his
father, who died in 1991, he
The organization is a recognized nonprofit corporation, so donations are deductible on givers' tax returns.
At Saturday's event, food will be included in the admission price, and drinks will be available for purchase, he