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BOLVIA — On Nov. 11, the inaugural Dolphin Pickleball Tournament kicked off at the Brunswick Community College (BCC) Dinah E. Gore Fitness and Aquatics Center. The tournament, which was a three-day event, hosted several pickleball players from various Brunswick County Communities. The most important part of the tournament was that they were raising money for the BCC Women’s Basketball team.

Back Row (L to R): Bri Jones, Sydney Harrison, Dellasia Freeman Middle Row: Am Houston, Lauren Jenkins Front Row: Richard Holloman, Joe Gaughan (Courtesy: Brunswick Community College)

On Nov. 29, Richard Holloman of BF Pickelball Paddles presented a check for $1,176 to Joe Gaughan, Head Women’s Basketball Coach at BCC. The proceeds will go towards the team’s $5,000 goal.

“We need to raise $5,000 to make ends meet for the women’s team this season,” says Coach Gaughan.

Alongside Coach Gaughan at the check presentation were players Bri Jones, Am Houston, Lauren Jenkins, Dellasia Freeman and Sydney Harrison. Overall, the tournament was a huge success and many hope that it becomes an annual event.

The Brunswick Community College Foundation, organized in 1982, is a charitable organization 501(c)(3) instituted to enhance the mission of Brunswick Community College to a level of excellence and purpose for students and the community.

The Foundation is a vital resource for the acceptance and solicitation of all gifts for the support of education and the continued growth and progress of Brunswick Community College. If you would like to find out more about creating an endowment, contact Elina DiCostanzo at (910) 755-8517 or


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