For Immediate Release: October 4, 2022
Blue Collar Boxing – Tickets Now On Sale For November 23 Event
Tickets are now on sale for the hottest event in town, Blue Collar Boxing 2022! This charity boxing tournament, hosted by the Omaha Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO and United Way of the Midlands, will take place on Wednesday, November 23, at Liberty First Credit Union Arena in Ralston.
During Blue Collar Boxing, local labor union members will face off in the boxing ring for charity – with proceeds donated to the Nebraska Center for Workforce Development and Education and United Way of the Midlands to support their work in our community.
General admission tickets start at $25 and can be purchased at bluecollarboxing.org or the Liberty First Credit Union Arena box office.
Partners since 1941, the relationship between the AFL-CIO and United Way is built upon a mutual desire to create a better, stronger and more vibrant community. Because of their shared commitment to our community, the organizations created this amateur boxing event in 2019.
The atmosphere will be electric, the energy will be high, and the arena will be rocking! So, mark your calendars and get your tickets today for Blue Collar Boxing, November 23, at Liberty First Credit Union Arena in Ralston.
For more information about the event or to become a sponsor, go to bluecollarboxing.org.
About United Way of the Midlands
For nearly 100 years, United Way of the Midlands (UWM) has served the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro by bridging the business and not-for-profit sectors to create a Circle of Support that helps our neighbors overcome difficult challenges and start building a better future. UWM’s funded programs and direct services address social and economic disparities and meet families’ essential needs such as healthy food, safe and stable housing, physical and mental health services, career preparation and job training. For more information, visit www.unitedwaymidlands.org.
About the Nebraska Center for Workforce Development and Education
The Nebraska Center for Workforce Development and Education is a nonprofit focused on increasing the qualified workforce in Nebraska by creating opportunities for individuals to gain exposure to careers in the trades. Through their unique programs, they are addressing the skill-gap in Nebraska’s workforce and supporting the infrastructure of the State of Nebraska. For more information, visit