Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program's ribbon-cutting tomorrow

Posted By on Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 2:53 PM

  • Photo courtesy Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program

As we reported in a story earlier this month, Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program has moved from the modest digs it once had on St. Aubin Street into a 27,500-square-foot former bookbinding building that now houses two boxing rings, a training facility, computer lab, study rooms, and executive offices. The official ribbon-cutting takes place tomorrow, 9-11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 19, where staff, supporters, and Detroit dignitaries will be on hand. It should be a great opportunity to see how the partnership between Carlos "Coach Khali" Sweeney and Jessica Hauser has paid off. Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program's new headquarters are at 6445 E. Vernor Hwy., Detroit. For more information, call 313-506-4064.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 8, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In Detroit

© 2021 Detroit Metro Times - Contact Us

Website powered by Foundation