Monday - August 21, 2017

Brandon Knight’s Backpack Giveaway Truly a Family Affair

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For the fourth straight year, Florida-native and NBA superstar Brandon Knight held his much-anticipated backpack giveaway at Firefighters Park in Margate Saturday, August 19th. For anyone who’s ever attended, it’s easy to see that this bash is so much more than a back-to-school giveaway. 

Festivities were produced by the Knight Management Group and D3 Foundation Inc. and featured everything from free haircuts to free ice cream, face painting and a colorful food truck (manned by awesome Chef Joseph). Speaking of food, Brandon’s father, Efrem Knight (right), readily displayed his grilling skills by cooking up delicious hamburgers and hotdogs for a hungry crowd. Of course, no summer bash would be complete without bounce houses so naturally there were many different types to choose from. Additionally, there was a cool-down section equipped with fans and mist to combat the 90-plus degree heat.

With the Brandon Knight bash growing ever more popular year-after-year, families were from all over. One cheerful group of six children, the Wright family, came from Fort Lauderdale and commented on how much they liked it, especially the fun activities available.  Read More….