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(Newport News, VA) February 3, 2022  – Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula is excited to “welcome home” ESPN SportsCenter Anchor, Jay Harris.  Harris will host Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula’s 34th Annual Steak ‘N Burger event on Thursday, March 17th, 2022 at the Holiday Inn, located in Newport News, Virginia.

The event celebrates the organization’s Youths of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award recipients.  The winner of the Youth of the Year competition will receive a scholarship and go on to represent the organization in the regional Youth of the Year competition. Proceeds from this event go towards programming and providing scholarships for future Youths of the Year.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jay back to the Peninsula.  Last summer, he was kind enough to partner with Olympic basketball star Nancy Lieberman and her foundation in dedicating our brand-new Dream Court at our Greater Hampton Roads Unit. It is an honor to have Mr. Harris serve as our emcee at the 34th annual Steak ‘N Burger event,” said Hal Smith, President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula.

Harris stated, “I am excited to be involved because it is all for – and about- the kids!”

Sponsorship opportunities, tickets, and more are available by visiting bagclub.com or by calling (757) 223-7204.

 

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ESPN’s Jay Harris joins WNBA All Star and Olympian Nancy Lieberman and Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula’s  President & CEO, Hal Smith at the Dream Court dedication.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula has been a leader in youth development since 1946. To learn more, please visit bagclub.com

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