As wide receiver Anquan Boldin prepares to host his ninth annual Q-Festival next weekend in Pahokee, a charity event that raises funds to help underprivileged youths in the towns around Lake Okeechobee, he wants to make one thing clear:
“The money that we spend, as well as money out of my personal pocket, goes toward helping people,” Boldin, a recent Super Bowl champion with Baltimore and now a member of the San Francisco 49ers, said by phone Friday from the Bay Area.
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NINTH ANNUAL ANQUAN BOLDIN Q-FESTIVAL
Thursday: Golf tournament, 11 am., BallenIsles Country Club, Palm Beach Gardens.
Friday, April 12: Free celebrity basketball game and autograph signing, 5 p.m., Pahokee High School gymnasium.
Saturday, April 13: Free “Stay Fit” 3K walk beginning at 8 a.m. and kids’ “Fun Day in the Park” event. Both start at noon at Pahokee High School’s Anquan Boldin Stadium.
More information: www.Q81.org
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