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 Last update:  11/23/2011       Read more by WBO         
   
WBO ‘Drug Free Kids’ Program Reaches Youth For Holidays
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CAGUAS, PUERTO RICO - As part of their “Drug Free Kids” Program, former world champions Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon and Wilfredo Vazquez, Jr., and the World Boxing Organization spend time for the third consecutive year in this Thanksgiving Holiday with kids and youngsters of the Barriada Morales in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

“For three consecutive years we are here in this Thanksgiving Holiday with these boys and girls and we will continue to do so. We want for them to stay away from drugs and all of the problems that are on the street” expressed WBO President Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel. “It’s a big job that all the people do in this institution for these kids to move forward in life.”

Laura Vicuna Home is a non-profit entity directed by the Daughters of Maria Auxiliadora (Salesiana Sisters) that dedicates to bring kids and youngsters from the age of 4 to 14 to an educational program and prevention in their free time, the programs are divided in Tutoring, Homework and Artistic Projects. Hundreds of boys and girls of the Caguas area participate in it. The WBO sponsored a Thanksgiving dinner and gifts given away in a bingo. 

Also present besides Calderon, Vazquez Jr. and Valcarcel were: Luis Perez (WBO Ratings Chairman); WBO #3 rated super bantamweight Jonathan Oquendo; WBO Latino lightweight champ Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez; and top prospects Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez and brothers McWilliams and McJoe Arroyo.
Tags: Ivan Calderon , Wilfredo Vazquez Jr.


 

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comment by lluisone, on 11-23-2011
Let me get this clear .....Calderon has the house rented understand he doesn't have nothing to do for what ever happen in one of the house he rented...he doesnt have a magic ball ......sometimes you dont know people :fingersx:

comment by flint, on 11-23-2011
this has to be some ploy get get valderon back in positive thing with the people. with what was found in one of his house,he's going to need more than this.

comment by ..El Chacal.., on 11-23-2011
The irony that Iron Boy is part of this program. lol

comment by paulf, on 11-23-2011
**** that. If you want to be like your boxing idols, start doing cocaine.

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