Boxers Have Date with Destiny
July 22, 2014
Annual Amateur Boxing Tournament This Saturday - The Lincoln Center Boxing Club is proud to host Tallahassee's annual Southeast Regional "Victory is My Destiny" boxing event on Saturday, July 26. This event provides amateur boxers an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and compete for titles, trophies and ribbons. It is sanctioned by the USA Boxing Association and is open to the 180 boxing clubs in Florida and clubs in the Southeast region of Georgia and Alabama.
"Victory is My Destiny" will be held at the National Guard Armory, located at 1225 Easterwood Drive, and will begin at 5 p.m. Admission is $10 for the general public, $15 for VIP seating and $5 for non-competing boxers.
The Lincoln Center Boxing Club is sponsored by the Lincoln Center Foundation and the Lincoln Neighborhood Service Center. The club provides training and boxing techniques for youth ages 8 to 18. It includes a mentoring and self-esteem program and provides counseling to program participants. The club is available Monday through Thursday from 4:30 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 891-4181.
"The Boxing Program at the Lincoln Center teaches youth valuable character building skills including discipline and anger management techniques," said Gwen Lucas, supervisor of the Lincoln Center. "The boxing participants prepare all year for the competition and look forward to demonstrating their abilities and skills."
The Lincoln Center is located at 438 West Brevard Street. For more information about programs and activities at the Lincoln Center, please visit Talgov.com/Parks. You can also stay up-to-date on general Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Affairs happenings by liking the department's Facebook page or following @COTParks on Twitter.
Gwen Lucas, Lincoln Neighborhood Center, 891-4195; or Lizzy Kelley, Communications Department, 891-8533