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Olsen Middle School Welcomes Former Miami Dolphins Player and Heavyweight Boxing Champion

Olsen Middle School Welcomes Former Miami Dolphins Player
O.J. McDuffie and Heavyweight Boxing Champion Christian Thun For REACH Motivational Events


Olsen Middle School Students, Former Miami Dolphins Player O.J. McDuffie, Heavyweight Boxing Champion Christian Thun, Koosh & Co. Representatives (school partner), and City of Dania Beach Mayor and Commissioners 

Olsen Middle School is hosting a day of motivational and service events called REACH, which aims to engage youth in activities within their school and community. O.J. McDuffie will make a special entrance – arriving via helicopter on the school’s athletic field and welcomed by cheerleaders and students. McDuffie, Christian Thun and other special guests will participate in motivational presentations, wellness and team-building activities, and spoken word poetry demonstrations. As part of a service activity, students will also spend time maintaining the school’s fruit and vegetable garden.

In addition to the many activities, all Olsen Middle students and staff are being treated to a barbecue feast, courtesy of McDuffie and Koosh & Co.

Thursday, December 1, 2022
10 a.m. – noon
(Media interested in covering the helicopter landing should arrive by 9:45 a.m.)

Olsen Middle School
330 S.E. 11th Terrace
Dania Beach, FL 33004


Media is invited to cover this event.



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