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Sugar Ray Leonard to Speak At Fundraiser in Margate

Olympian and boxing world champion Sugar Ray Leonard will be the keynote speaker at the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center’s third annual Jackie and Hank Herskowitz “Sports Night” fundraiser next Thursday.

B. Riley & Co. And Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation's 8th Annual "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Boxing Night
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Sugar Ray Leonard is one of the legendary sports icons of the 20th century who won a gold medal in boxing at the 1976 Olympics. He was the first boxer to win world titles in five weight classes.

He went 36-3-1 in a professional career that ran from 1977-97. His last fight was at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, a TKO loss to Hector Camacho on March 1, 1997.

Next week’s fundraising event (Thursday August 17th, 7-10pm) is named after the late Jackie and Hank Herskowitz, of Margate, whose philanthropy helped many people.

Katz JCC plans to use the money from this fundraiser for its scholarship fund, and to provide programs and services for children and seniors in Atlantic County.

Get Tickets To See Sugar Ray Leonard


Ticket packages and sponsorship opportunities are available and include a VIP Meet and Greet with Sugar Ray Leonard during the reception.

For more information: Contact Katz JCC special events coordinator Melissa Vola at 609-822-1167 ext. 159 or see


97.3 ESPN’s Rich Quinones spoke with the Boxing Legend Sugar Ray Leonard ahead of his upcoming Margate appearance, check it out below!

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