BATON ROUGE – Coach Johnny Jones and the members of the LSU Basketball team went to Southside Gardens retirement community Monday night to visit with the residents and bring a little holiday cheer.
The team members introduced themselves to the group and spoke with the residents. Coach Jones then visited with the folks. The team then sang some Christmas songs and signed posters for the residents.
The event brightened the residents evening and touched the players as well.
“I loved spreading Christmas joy to the folks at Southside Gardens,” said Keith Hornsby, “especially performing the Christmas carols along with my teammates! I really feel they enjoyed it."
"It's great to get out in the community and spread the Christmas cheer with the team, and it was great to see both the smiles of the residents as well as the smiles of my teammates,” said Darcy Malone.