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Boys and Girls Clubs partner with UNI for track and field day

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) - UPDATE: Due to weather The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Cedar Valley has postponed the event until Monday, February 24.

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The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Cedar Valley team up with the University of Northern Iowa Track and Field team to host a track and field day Thursday at the UNI Dome.

Over 80 youths from the Boys & Girls Clubs will participate in the event, which will include various activities led by the UNI Track Team. Club members will also get the opportunity to learn about different areas of the sport as well as meet athletes from UNI.

"One of our key focus areas at the Club is sports, fitness and recreation. The track and field day at UNI gives our kids the chance to participate in physical activity, and also learn more about track and field and what it takes to be a college-level athlete," said Chuck Rowe, Chief Professional Officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Cedar Valley.

The Boys & Girls Club's mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need them most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

More information on the Boys & Girls Club can be found at www.cedarvalleyclubs.org.
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