DuBois, PA – Fists were flying on Saturday as the Golden Gloves boxing tournament got underway at the DuBois Country Club! Boxers from across Western PA competed to see who would move on to the next portion of the tournament.
Not only were spectators able to enjoy a great night full of talented boxers, but also the proceeds from the weekend’s Golden Gloves tournament benefits the WPAL Boxing and Fitness Center right here in our DuBois community.
Although many of the boxers did not train in DuBois, the WPAL Boxing and Fitness Center offers boxing classes, which are free to kids under 18 or who are still in school.
to listen as executive director of the WPAL, Aaron Beatty, says its one way of keeping the fights off the streets and into the ring.
They also offer free memberships for law enforcement, which helps the kids build some positive relationships with the police.
You can check out the WPAL Boxing and Fitness Center at 37 East Long Avenue in DuBois or at www.wpal.org