News Release - New Boxing Ring Donation

To: News Media
From: City of Mansfield
Subject: Smoke Testing
Date: 6/4/2012
Contact: Dino Sgambellone, Chief of Police

 

For more than twenty years, the Mansfield Police Athletic League has partnered with the Friendly House on numerous programs including the boxing program. Over one hundred local youth have taken advantage of the program which has produced several notable Mansfield area boxers.

 

On June 8th at 6 p.m., a new boxing ring, paid for by the METRICH Enforcement Unit with drug prevention dollars, will be presented to the boxing program by Mansfield Police Chief and METRICH Project Director Dino Sgambellone. The event will be held at the Friendly House and will feature several sparring matches including Mansfield boxing standout Marc Salser.

 

The event is free and open to the public.