Dominic Rhodes Gave 30 Turkeys Away To Boys & Girls Club Members

Dominic Rhodes Gave 30 Turkeys Away To Boys & Girls Club Members

By Floyd Miller

 

 

 

30 Lucky Kids at the Boys & Girls Club of Abilene’s Martinez and Lee Clubs Received a Thanksgiving Turkey!ABILENE, TEXAS – The Boys & Girls Club of Abilene alumni, Dominic Rhodes was in town on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, to visit the Lee and Martinez Clubs. Part of his visit included giving 15 turkeys away at each site, signing autographs, and talking with the kids.Dominic attended the Lee Club from his second grade year through the eighth grade. He graduated from Abilene Cooper High. He furthered his education at Tyler Jr. College and graduated from Midwestern State. He made the Indianapolis Colts as a free-agent and played nine years in the NFL and three years in the UFL. He played on the Championship Team Super Bowl with the Colts in 2006. They won the Super Bowl. {{more}}Rhodes said, “I thank the Boys & Girls Club for the positive influence they provided the youth of Abilene. They are important to the community and they were important to me and my brother and sisters growing up in Abilene. I am thankful for the opportunity to give back to the Boys & Girls Club of Abilene.”Mark Young says, “We are grateful when our alumni come back to the Club and talk with the kids about their own journey in life. Obviously not all of them will play in the NFL as Dominic did, but all of them have a chance to be successful in life. Dominic brings a strong message to the Club members, that often the road to success is full of potholes and challenges, but you keep moving forward. We are blessed to have him come and visit the Clubs.”