Globe Refiners anniversary celebration continues with Naismith, Allen presentation

By Chris Swick
August 20, 2015

The 79th anniversary celebration of the Globe Refiners Olympic basketball victory continues this weekend at the McPherson Museum.

This week's speaker is Rich Hughes, who will present “The 3 Kansas Coaches Who Shaped Basketball – Naismith, Allen and Johnson.”

Admission is free to the presentation, which will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Gathering Hall.

The McPherson Museum is hosting speakers each week in August in honor of the Globe Refiners. The funds for the speakers are courtesy of grants from the Kansas Humanities Council and the McPherson Convention and Visitors Bureau.