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25 OCTOBER 2014

 

Calderon Heads Up 'Kids Drug Free' Day


Ivan Calderon at the Kids Drug Free Day in Caguas
Ivan Calderon at the Kids Drug Free Day in Caguas

As part of the successful “Kids Drug Free”, programme former world champions Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon and Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. visit the Casa Laura Vicuña, a nonprofit institution that work with kids’ education, for their Thanksgiving dinner at the Barriada Morales in Caguas on Tuesday (Nov 22).

“For the third straight year we are here in this Thanksgiving week sharing with these kids with the purpose to keep them away of the drugs and other issues”, WBO President Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel said. “It’s a great job for this people with all this young people helping them to go ahead and we will be here always”.


Casa Laura Vicuña is a nonprofit institution durected by the Salesian Sisters who work with these children (between 4 and 18 years) in education and prevention in their free time helping them with tutoring, homework, sport and artistic activities. The WBO donated the dinner and some gifts for the youngsters.

Also at the activity day were WBO Latino super-bantamweight champion Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo, WBO Latino lightweight champion Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez, and prospects like twins McWilliams and McJoe Arroyo and Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez.


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