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Recreation renovation: Michael Vick renovates Teen Center in his old Boys & Girls Club

Recreation renovation: Michael Vick renovates Teen Center in his old Boys & Girls Club
Posted at 11:45 PM, Apr 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-12 23:45:33-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Back at his old stomping grounds, Michael Vick took part in the unveiling of a newly renovated Teen Center at the Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula.

Michael Vick cuts the ribbon on the new Teen Center.

Vick grew up playing in the same facility, and donated new TV's, Xbox's, and board games for the teens to use. "I mean I grew up here," Vick said. "We want the kids to feel good about where they're at, and be excited to come here. It's all important, we just have to continue to be visionaries for them and make it happen."

Last August, fellow Newport News native Allen Iverson donated a new basketball court to the same club. Iverson also frequented the club during his childhood days.

"We understand what its like to be in the shoes of young kids that visit this Boys & Girls Club." Vick, who is now a Fox Sports Studio Analyst, says this is just the beginning of what he plans to do with the club.

"This club won't look the same in a year."