Ring 8 honors New York Junior Olympic Boxing Team
Thu, 19 Sep 2019
NEW YORK (September 18, 2019) - Last night at its monthly meeting, Ring 8 honored members of the USA Metros (New York) team who competed in the 2019 National Junior Olympics in Wisconsin.
Eleven team members attended as well as their coach, Ray Cuadrado. The amateur boxers and their families each enjoyed dinner and received Ring 8 hats and pins, in addition to a free Ring membership through December 31, 2020.
ABOUT RING 8: Formed in 1954 by an ex-prizefighter, Jack Grebelsky, Ring 8 became the eighth subsidiary of what was then known as the National Veteran Boxers Association - hence, RING 8 - and today the organization's motto remains: Boxers Helping Boxers.
RING 8 is fully committed to supporting less fortunate people in the boxing community who may require assistance in terms of paying rent, medical expenses, or whatever justifiable need.
Go online to www.Ring8ny.com for more information about RING 8, the largest group of its kind in the United States with more than 350 members. Annual membership dues is only $30.00 and each member is entitled to a buffet dinner at RING 8 monthly meetings, excluding July and August. All active boxers, amateur and professional, are entitled to a complimentary RING 8 yearly membership. Guests of Ring 8 members are welcome at a cost of only $7.00 per person.
Photo: In addition to the honored amateur boxers pictured here are (front row, left) Frank Pena, Ring 8 vice president; (back row, far left) 3-time National Golden Gloves/8-time NY Golden Gloves champion Nisa Rodriguez; team coach Ray Cuadrado (center, white hat) and to his immediate left Ring 8 president Charlie Norkus, Jr.
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