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Boys and Girls Club opens in Vidalia

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Evander Holyfield cuts the ribbon at the Vidalia Boys and Girls Club grand opening Evander Holyfield cuts the ribbon at the Vidalia Boys and Girls Club grand opening
VIDALIA, GA (WTOC) -

The newest affiliate of the Boys and Girls Club was met with a warm welcome in Vidalia Monday afternoon. Former undisputed world heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield helped kick off the grand opening. He attended the Boys and Girls Club in Atlanta starting at the age of six and is now the ambassador to the organization.

"The Boys Club, that foundation, was able to get me when I was young, I do credit me being the person that I am because of the Boys Club," said Holyfield.

Holyfield says he is looking forward to helping the organization grow throughout the state of Georgia by bringing it to Toombs County.

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