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Desmond Jennings at the Lake Vista Rec Center.


Desmond Jennings at the Lake Vista Rec Center.



CF Desmond Jennings visited two rec centers in xouth St. Petersburg on Tuesday as part of the Rays Dugout Club, a program created in 2010. Per the team, it is part of the their south St. Petersburg Initiative, an idea conceived by team employees who are residents of that community, partly in response to violence surrounding Paris Whitehead, an eight-year-old South St. Petersburg girl killed by gunfire in April 2009.  Jennings spoke to the kids, handed out Dugout Club T-shirts and presented what the team called an "angel fund" to be used to meet the needs of the children and families served by each recreation center.

[Last modified: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 3:29pm]


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