The Grand Island community is coming together to remember a beloved mother, wife, teacher, friend and member of the community. Julie Roth Neville battled breast cancer – and tragically passed away on October 16, 2018.
She was just 40-years-old.
Julie was passionate about many things: her students at Huth Road Elementary School, the kids she coached, her community, and of course, her husband of 12 years, James and their four boys – Jonathan, Jayden, Jameson and Jaxson.
When Julie died, the community mourned as a whole, they rallied around the family and tried to help them get through the unimaginable loss.
Now, they are coming together to celebrate the retirement of Julie’s basketball jersey, #24.
Friends and co-workers want to make this a very special night for Julie’s family – who’ve lost so much. The event, Hoopin’ For Julie will take place on Friday, February 1st at approximately 6:15pm. The dedication will be presented in between the JV and Varsity girls basketball games.
Organizers are asking everyone to wear pink or purchase their tribute t-shirt for $20. ALL proceeds will be given to the Neville Boys Education Fund. Visit livelovebuffalo.com – click Shop – click Charity to purchase the t-shirt or see a current girls basketball player or coach for an order form. Orders will need to be in by January 18th so you’ll have it in time for the special event.
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