Academy Sports + Outdoors in Denham Springs

academyAcademy Sports + Outdoors at Juban Crossing in Denham Springs reopened Nov. 25 at 5 a.m., just in time for the holiday season. Academy donated $100 Academy Sports + Outdoors gift cards to each of 30 local youth selected from nearby Southside Elementary, who were the first customers to shop during a private shopping event. The kids were able to shop for anything they wanted, including equipment for team sports, all-new footwear, bikes, school apparel, fishing and camping gear, and more.

Academy donated $14,000 to United Way to help local people.

Academy donated $14,000 to United Way to help local people.

The store had been closed since Aug. 13 when most of Livingston Parish suffered massive flooding. Academy presented a check to organization United Way which fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community, to design and sell the “Louisiana Proud” T-shirts with 100% of proceeds donated to United Way.

Academy Sports + Outdoors is a premier sports, outdoor, and recreation lifestyle retailer with a unique assortment of quality hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear along with sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel, patio sets, barbecue grills and much more. The $4.6 billion company operates over 225 stores throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, where the company is based.academy2