Super Bowl brings Arlington $2 million for a recreation center for at-risk youths
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November, 2009

The NFL’s North Texas Youth Education Town, a recreation center built in Super Bowl cities, is coming to Arlington.

The NFL and the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee will both contribute $1 million toward the fundraising for the center, Frank Supovitz, the NFL’s senior vice president for events, told reporters Wednesday in Dallas.

The cost for the center has not been set.

Like the other centers, Arlington’s will include after-school programs, a gym and other athletic facilities, computer labs, and arts and crafts activities aimed at helping disadvantaged youths. The NFL and the host committee disclosed no other specifics for the Arlington center.

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