Young Contenders Fighting for the Future of Education

Communities far and wide team up with former heavyweight champion, Pinklon Thomas, as they go the distance for male youth academic scholarship fundraiser.

Leesburg, FL, April 05, 2012 --( Bella Faire presents amateur boxing club tournament and fundraiser, Fighting for the Future, taking place at the Leesburg Recreational Complex at 1851 Griffin Rd. on Saturday April 14, 2012. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Hard work, discipline and dedication to the sport of boxing will be on display as young contenders, ages 8 and up, step into the ring. This action-packed event will feature up to fifteen, confidence-building bouts, as locals, visitors and media turn out to show their support. Additional highlights include over $1000 in donated raffle prizes and celebrity appearances by former heavyweight champion Pinklon Thomas, as well as other Florida Boxing Hall of Famers.

The fundraiser is being held for the West Leesburg Community Development Corporation. With strong beliefs in service, education and unity, this non-profit organization has a long-standing history of giving back, which is why they will be using one hundred percent of the proceeds from ticket sales and donations to fund the West Leesburg Male Youth Academic Scholarship.

Vonda Parker, West Leesburg CDC board member and founder of Bella Faire, is doing more than simply organizing the event. When asked about her feelings toward civic responsibility, Mrs. Parker passionately replied, “It takes a community to raise a child,” further affirming her belief that Fighting for the Future will be an ideal opportunity to not only share this message of togetherness, but to also show it.

Tickets can be purchased online at General admission is $10, floor seats are $15. Children under five get in free. To purchase raffle tickets in advance, make a donation, become a sponsor, or for all other inquiries, please contact Jamie Duncan at 813-843-9266 or email

Bella Faire is based in Leesburg, FL, and specializes in corporate meetings, lodging and special events. Their team of highly qualified individuals and client-centric approach to business has earned them a stellar reputation throughout the state of Florida.
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Jamie Duncan