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Dikembe Mutombo at North Fulton Chamber, This Week

Sandy Springs sports fans can see the NBA All-Star at the Metropolitan Club on Thursday morning.

 

NBA All-Star Dikembe Mutombo will be the keynote speaker for the North Fulton Chamber’s Eggs & Enterprise breakfast on Thursday, at in Alpharetta.

He was a Houston Rockets and Atlanta Hawks center. Having retired from the Houston Rockets, Mutombo now spends the off-season traveling throughout Africa on behalf of the NBA, performing at free basketball clinics for as many as 2,000 children per day.

Giving back has always been a trademark of Mutombo ever since he entered the NBA in 1991. A former spokesman for CARE, the international relief agency, Mutombo visited the Somali refugee camps in Northern Kenya in 1993 and traveled with NBA Commissioner David Stern and Georgetown colleagues Patrick Ewing and Alonzo Mourning to Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Thursday’s meeting starts at 7:30 a.m. and is open to members and non-members alike. Reservations can be made online or by calling 770-993-8806, ext. 306.

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