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Pickup the Ball Featured in the News, Atilus Blog

Pickup the Ball appeared in the News-Press this morning, thanks to internet marketing and web development firm, Atilus who not only designed and developed this web site, but issued a press release about it.  We appreciate the opportunity presented by the News-Press mention of our organization. After the article came out, ...

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Why Pickup Basketball?

You may wonder why there would be an organization centered on pickup basketball.  I mean, what about organizations feeding the hungry or taking care of orphans?  What about all those diseases we need to get rid of?  All the abuse of people and animals in this world? I agree!  Those organizations ...

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Case Study: Basketball Upgrades at Pickup Court in Haiti

In the summer of 2012, I went on a mission trip to Haiti Bible Mission with a group with Summit Church.  While there, I met another visitor to the mission, Mike Wheeler.  In the course of a conversation, Mike told me that there was a basketball court in the town of ...

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New Basketball Project at Lions Park Launched

In conjunction with the City of Fort Myers, Pickup the Ball is working to replace the backboards and rims at Lions Park in Fort Myers. Lions Park is situated along Route 41, just north of the downtown campus of Lee Memorial Hospital.  The court is well lit, and has great visibility ...

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