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SPORTS: NFL Greats Shack Harris & Doug Williams Host 3rd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic Benefit
Friday, May 30, 2008 11:52am

BOSSIER CITY, LA  (By: Tom Pace, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: COMMUNITY NEWS 2pm  5-30-08   As part of their 3rd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic next Monday, NFL legends, and Grambling State alumni, James "Shack" Harris, and Doug Williams announced a major contribution to  Shreveport-Bossier Community Renewal.  Click here to listen to an interview with Williams by Tom Pace.

In a morning news conference Friday, May 30th, at the Horseshoe Casino &  Hotel,  Harris & Williams made the donation of 10 new laptop computers; 1 new PC; a new printer; and more, to Mack McCarter for his Friendship House programs in Shreveport and Bossier City. 

The donation was in conjunction with the “Shack Harris and Doug Williams Foundation”, and Harrah’s Louisiana Downs and Horseshoe Casino & Hotel, 3rd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic being this Monday, June 2nd, at Southern Trace Country Club  in Shreveport, Louisiana. 

Founded in 2005 by Grambling State University Tigers and NFL quarterback pioneers Pro Bowl MVP James "Shack" Harris and Super Bowl MVP Doug Williams, the Foundation provides grants for after-school initiatives, leadership development, mentoring programs and minority higher education assistance. 

Representatives from the Shreveport and Bossier Mayor’s offices, along with Shack and Doug were on hand for the prerss conference and Foundation donation to McCarter.

Additionally, Williams and Harris announced their Foundation was donating an additional $15,000 to Coach Rod Broadway for improvements to the Grambling University football facilities.

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