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FAMU 220 Quarterback Club donates 3 TVs to Galimore-Powell Field House

The Florida A&M University 220 Quarterback Club donated three large-screen televisions to the...
The Florida A&M University 220 Quarterback Club donated three large-screen televisions to the athletic program at the Galimore-Powell Field House Wednesday.(Courtesy: Florida A&M University)
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 8:00 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - The Florida A&M University 220 Quarterback Club donated three large-screen televisions to the athletic program at the Galimore-Powell Field House Wednesday, the school said in a press release.

The special donation also marked the first time in over a year that the club met in-person.

President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., head football coach Willie Simmons, Director of Sports Performance Cole Forney, and 220 Quarterback Club President Eddie Jackson were in attendance. The 220 Quarterback Club was started by Jackson, a retired vice president of University Relations at FAMU, to raise money for the Athletic Department.

Simmons said the program realized that the three televisions needed to be replaced and he called Jackson to see if the 220 Quarterback Club could help.

“This is a testament to the work that you guys do and the support you have for this program. It truly does not go unnoticed,” said Simmons in the press release. “We are very excited about this building. The upgrades we made is the testament to the support of our president, our athletic director and really all of you.”

The TVs will be used in the weight room to show presentations about nutrition, sleep and hydration or to display GPS systems, the press release said.

“We are looking to getting back to our meetings and hopefully we will be able to bring in the SWAC Commissioner for our first meeting back,” Jackson said. “I am glad to see a lot of people showed up and that we were able to get a tour of the new renovations.”

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