MEDIA ALERT – November 17, 2022
TOMORROW – Blue Collar Boxing Fighter Weigh-in Event
Who: Fighters representing local labor unions will weigh in for the Blue Collar Boxing charity boxing event scheduled for Wednesday, November 23, at Liberty First Credit Union Arena in Ralston.
What: During Blue Collar Boxing, nearly 30 local union members – representing 12 local labor unions – will face off in the boxing ring. For more information, go to: bluecollarboxing.org
Why: The relationship between the Omaha Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO and United Way of the Midlands (UWM) is built upon a mutual desire to create a better, stronger and more vibrant community. Partners since 1941, it’s that shared commitment to our community that led to the creation of this amateur boxing
event in 2019. One-hundred percent of the proceeds from the event will be donated to the Nebraska Center for Workforce Development and Education and United Way, empowering both organizations to strengthen our local community.
When: 7 p.m.
Tomorrow, November 18, 2022
Where: The Flight Deck
2929 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68131
Photos and videos may be taken during the weigh-in event.
If you would like to interview any of the fighters in attendance, please contact Carmen Steele at 402-452-7089