Columbus Parks & Recreation News: Chris and Lori Holtmann Invest in Local Students By Resurfacing Basketball Court at Feddersen Community Center

Chris Holtmann (courtesy Ohio State Athletic Communications)

COLUMBUS – Working with Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, Chris Holtmann, head coach of The Ohio State University’s men’s basketball team, and his wife, Lori, helped resurface a Columbus-area basketball court this summer. Through the Holtmanns’ donation, the outdoor court at Feddersen Community Center has a brand-new design and is ready for play! Media are invited to attend a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting this week.

WHAT:                       Basketball court dedication and ribbon cutting
                                   Following the ceremony, OSU men’s basketball team
                                   members will play basketball with local youth.

WHEN:                      Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 12 p.m.

WHERE:                     Feddersen Community Center                                    
                                  3911 Dresden St, Columbus, OH 43224

WHO:                        Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther
                                  Chris and Lori Holtmann         
                                  Members of The Ohio State University’s men’s basketball team

The court resurfacing is one of many ways that the Holtmanns have given back to the Columbus community. The Holtmanns have helped kids stay active through parks and recreation scholarships and have participated in Columbus Recreation and Parks Department’s Adopt a Center holiday program. They have also committed to continuing this partnership with Columbus Recreation and Parks into the future by resurfacing another basketball court in 2023. The Holtmanns are regular contributors to the Mid-Ohio Food Collective and are proud supporters of the A Kid Again program, as well as Coaches vs. Cancer and the American Cancer Society.

COURTESY COLUMBUS RECREATION & PARKS

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