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50 Hoops at the St. Louis Missouri Black Expo
A Rousing SUCCESS!

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50 Hoops Founders, Pat and Ed Sanders, celebrate their sixth year of prostate cancer awareness tournaments with Missouri Black Expo co-founder Kathleen Bailey (center). Over 500 exhibitors participated in the premier Black business event in St. Louis

Local dignitaries and hometown hoopsters show their team spirit in support of prostate cancer awareness. Left to right: Senator Patrick Dougherty, Rep. Robin Wright-Jones, 50 Hoops player, 50 Hoops co-founder Patricia Sanders, St. Louis Fire Chief Sherman George and Wesley Jones.

Grand Prize winner Joslyn Hampton - LAPTOP COMPUTER!!!

Comedian Adele Givens and 50 Hoops National Media Director Veronica Mackey. Adele led the warm up session for the 100 Black Men of Metro St. Louis Prostate Cancer Survivors & Awareness Walk. Nearly 300 men were screened! Courtesy of 50 Hoops, the Missouri Black Expo and Siteman Cancer Center.

Thanks to all for a successful
50 Hoops 2003 Tournament and 
Health Fair.  	    

Special Thanks to:

  • Clarence Jackson
  • Kelly Poelker
  • Jacque Morgan
  • Barbara Miles
  • Rosalie Harris
  • Sheaila
  • Brianna Monconduit
  • Tiffany Kilburn
  • Lanee Robinson
  • Alosia Robinson
  • Anisah Williams


St. Louis

the Missouri Black Expo Premiered 50 Hoops Prostate Cancer Awareness Basketball Tournament. 50 Hoops gave away everything from candy, computers and vacation packages to get the community to "Pay attention" to prostate cancer education at the MBE. Siteman Cancer Center partnered with 50 Hoops to offer FREE screenings. Nearly 300 men were screened, including those who participated in the 100 Black Man Walk.

Event Sponsors
Aventis Pharmaceuticals
Bayer Diagnostics
Hampton Inn Gateway Arch
(National Physician & Family Referral)
NPFR Project
Missouri Black Expo
(Sponsored By ARCHS)

Siteman Cancer Center director Brian Springer, Senator Patrick Dougherty, State Rep. Robin Wright Jones, 50 Hoops co-founder Patricia Sanders, and St. Louis Fire Chief Sherman George.

Special Thanks to: Brian C. Springer, MHA Director of Research and Business Administration Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center

SLAM DUNK PRIZE Product Sponsors
  • NBA (National Basketball Association)
  • Butterball
  • Greyhound
  • Nestle
  • Wyeth
  • B&G Foods (Meat Spreads)
  • Church’s Chicken
  • 50 Hoops
  • Dominoes Pizza
  • Embassy Suites St. Louis Airport
  • Dallas Mavericks
  • Just For Feet
  • Gateway Grizzlies
  • Hampton Inn Gateway Arch