Jackie Joyner Kersee’s “Sequins, Suits and Sneakers” Gala

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(KTVI) - Jackie Joyner-Kersee is arguably the world's greatest female athlete and she's from right across the river in beautiful East St. Louis.

The Olympian is now getting ready for the second annual Sequins, Suits and Sneakers Gala to Benefits the JJK Foundation.

She stopped by FOX 2 to talk about how you can participate in the star-studded event.

It's happening at the Hilton at the Ballpark at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 30, 2014.

For more information, visit  JJK Foundation.org

Hilton at the Ballpark
1 S. Broadway
St. Louis, MO  63102