Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016



Chicago, Illinois Lynn Braun doesn't hold back when she hits the bag, and the look on her face while she's boxing resembles the look of a fighter. Describing the exercise class she takes a few times a week at Glenview's Falcon Boxing Gym as "hard and challenging," the 62 year-old really is fighting. She's fighting Parkinson's disease.

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Posted: Saturday, November 29, 2014

Chicago, Illinois Lightweight Champion Boxer Edner Cherry is taking another shot in the boxing ring this Saturday in hopes of another world title. However, the world title isnt the only thing that Cherry Bomb will be fighting for. He will also be raising awareness for Jordans Corner; a fitness and boxing group that works with special needs children and teen-agers. The Jordans Corner mission is to positively affect special needs children through boxing and fitness classes that promote health and wellness, consistent through a set schedule of activities, adult and peer interaction and socialization, and positivity through affirmations and mantras.

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Posted: Saturday, November 29, 2014

Special-needs youngsters turn the corner through boxing program.

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Posted: Saturday, November 29, 2014

Jordans Corner will be sponsoring its first annual fundraiser and awards ceremony at Warehouse Boxing Gym in Highland Park Saturday, June 22nd. The evening will include a boxing event featuring 10 bouts with local amateur boxers, ring girls, and a special awards ceremony for participants of Jordans Corner starting at 6:30pm. In addition, a raffle including gift certificates from retail stores and local boutiques, and specialty items will be held in-between bouts and a silent charity auction will feature luxury items. Doors open at 6pm.

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Posted: Saturday, November 29, 2014

Jordans Corner is a Saturday afternoon boxing and fitness program offered at Warehouse Gym in Highland Park to special needs children ages 813. This program is the brainchild of Walter Parenti, a client and friend of Warehouse Gym co-owner Daniel Falcon. The program is named after Daniels brother Jordan who was diagnosed with epilepsy at a young age. As Jordan grew older, Walter and Dan witnessed the positive effect boxing and fitness had on Jordans coordination, socialization with others, and overall well-being. The transformation with Jordan was so impressive that they knew other children of various needs would benefit from the program.

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