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The Boys and Girls Club of South Hampton Roads, Colonial Unit, presented the Old Dominion athletic department with the 2001 Jackie Joyner-Kersee Volunteer Award.

The award recognized the athletic department for its community involvement and promotion of women's athletics. The university has provided the local club with used equipment as well as clinics for members. Boys and girls also have been invited to athletic events on campus.

The award is named for Joyner-Kersee, the winner of six Olympic medals and holder of world records in the heptathlon and long jump.

This article was posted on: April 24, 2001

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