Academy Sports activities + Outdoor Groups Up With Winston-Salem State College to Present Boys & Ladies Membership With $2,500 Donation


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WHO: Academy Sports + Outdoors, Winston-Salem State University, The Salvation Army Ken Carlson Boys & Girls Club, Central Intercollegiate Athletic Allegiance

WHAT: Academy Sports + Outdoors is partnering with Winston-Salem State University to provide the Salvation Army’s Ken Carlson Boys & Girls Club with a $2,500 Academy Gift Certificate toward the purchase of new sports equipment, games, outdoor gear and more place. WSSU cheerleaders perform before the donation.

Academy will also surprise the cheerleaders with a $2,500 donation to support their program.

Through November 5th, Academy Sports + Outdoors is offering all students, faculty and staff at HBCU institutions a 10% discount on online and in-store purchases. Visit for more information.

Academy Sports + Outdoors is the Official Sporting Goods and Outdoors Retailer for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Allegiance (CIAA). The partnership between Academy Sports + Outdoors and the CIAA is focused on establishing meaningful community initiatives within the CIAA footprint.

WHEN: Friday, November 4th

4 p.m

WHERE: Academy Sports + Outdoors

3467 Burke Mill Rd

Winston Salem, NC 27103

PHOTOOP: Record content as the Boys & Girls Club receives their donation + watch the WSSU cheerleading performance

About Academy Sports + Outdoors

Academy is a leading full-line athletic and outdoor recreation retailer in the United States. Originally founded as a family business in Texas in 1938, Academy has grown to 266 stores in 17 states. Academy’s mission is to provide “Fun for All,” and Academy delivers on that mission with a localized merchandising strategy and value proposition that creates a strong connection with a broad spectrum of consumers. Academy’s product range focuses on the key categories Outdoor, Apparel, Sports & Leisure and Footwear, both through leading national brands and through a portfolio of private labels. Visit for more information.