Timberwolves General Manager Milt Newton and his wife, Shalaun, started Emerald Gems with a goal of helping the youth in the U.S. Virgin Islands. That was on display in Minneapolis earlier this season as they hosted a group of high school students for a variety of events.
By MATT SCHOCH - Daily News Staff D’Shanee’ Blake enjoyed her time in Minnesota last week so much that she hopes to be back soon. Blake was one of six high school juniors from the Virgin Islands who earned an experience of a lifetime thanks to a famous Virgin Islands son. Minnesota Timberwolves GM Milt [...]
CREDIT: Matt Velazquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Minnesota Timberwolves GM Milt Newton and his wife, Shalaun, hosted six children from the U.S. Virgin Islands this past week as part of the next phase of their Emerald Gems Foundation dedicated to giving back to children from Milt Newton’s homeland. They selected six high school juniors from St. [...]
Emerald Gems held a promotion offering high school students in their junior year who play basketball the opportunity to participate in a week long robust and fun trip to Minnesota Twin Cities Area to learn the behind the scenes of NBA Franchise Minnesota Timberwolves and more! We’re excited to announce the six high school junior [...]
CREDIT: Timberwolves.com Group of students from U.S. Virgin Islands to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Minnesota Timberwolves and other Minneapolis businesses MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Timberwolves and Sun Country Airlines® have teamed with the Emerald Gems Foundation to provide six selected high school juniors from the U.S. Virgin Islands the opportunity for an all-expense [...]
We hope to offer this program again in the near future. 2016 Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. Education & Basketball Enrichment Program - Minnesota Twin Cities Area Trip Recap Emerald Gems held a promotion offering high school students in their junior year who play basketball the opportunity to participate in a week long [...]