Afternoons on 11: Jackie Joyner-Kersee talks achievements on and off the track

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EAST ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-Jackie Joyner-Kersee is the winner of six Olympic Medals and was voted one of ESPN’s top athletes of the 20th century. Born and raised in East St. Louis, JJK now works to give back to that community, working to ensure that all children have access to high quality after-school programs, safe recreational places, and caring adults to guide them.

The Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation 2015 Gala will be held November 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the Doubletree Hotel Union Station St. Louis.  The fundraiser provides necessary tools for children in the Greater East St. Louis community.


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