Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri and Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol are announcing the 7th annual First Responders and local Celebrities Charity Basketball Games.

They'll be taking place on Saturday, March 30th at Clinton High School.

The games will include local law enforcement, area leaders. teachers, business owners and media personalities.

The schedule of games is as follows:

  • 12:30pm- Utica Lady Knicks v. Clinton Girls
  • 2:00pm- Optimist All-Stars
  • 3:00pm- Oneida County Girl All-Stars
  • 4:00pm- Cops vs. Firemen
  • 5:30pm- Celebrities & Teachers
  • 7:00pm- Oneida County Boy All-Stars

"I thank Sheriff Maciol for his continued partnership as the City of Utica is a strong supporter of Joseph's Experience. I encourage everyone in our community to attend this family friendly event." said Palmieri.

Proceeds from the event will support Joseph's Experience, which helps children in the community impacted by cancer or leukemia.

Tickets are $5 and kids under 12 are free.

photo courtesy of Gene Allen