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Ernie Davis Birthday Celebration

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ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- The community is invited to celebrate the birthday of a local football legend.

Elmira's  Economic Opportunity Program is having a celebration for Ernie Davis.

Davis was the first black college football player to win the Heisman trophy and was from Elmira.

December 14 marks the day of his birth, and the EOP is hosting the party.

It kicks off at noon at the Ernie Davis Community Center.

For $4.44, you can enjoy food, fun, memorabilia, and more.

The party wraps up at 5:00 p.m.

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