Bernard Hopkins Looks to Buy Joe Frazier’s Gym

August 8, 2014 by Brent Leggs

Last week, the Metro Newspaper in Philadelphia wrote a story about Bernard Hopkins’ desire to acquire and redevelop Joe Frazier’s Gym into a community resource to build tomorrow’s diverse leaders. He said,

"I would want to be able to make a bid for the gym, and I will request the city back me as a non-profit to make the gym not only a boxing gym but make it more of a learning center for the youth — learning how to eat, learning karate, learning self defense. It has to be something given to the community, to the youth." - See more at:http://www.metro.us/newyork/news/local/2014/07/27/bernard-hopkins-plans-buy-joe-fraziers-gym-help/#sthash.SWzueGuE.dpuf.

This news is music to our ears. We stand ready to help Bernard Hopkins reach this important vision to return the gym back to active use as a sustainable community asset.

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