From our friends at Aprons for Gloves:
Aprons for Gloves Boxing Association is pleased to announce the fight lineup for the 2018 Restaurant Rumble. Set to take place on Thursday, July 26th at the Commodore Ballroom, this is the seventh anniversary of the charity-boxing tournament that raises funds for the Eastside Boxing Club’s at-risk youth programs. Participants ranging from bartenders to baristas have been selected to fight in this year’s Restaurant Rumble and are collecting donations at apronsforgloves.com.
Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Restaurant Rumble and can be purchased at ticketmaster.ca.
“This year’s Restaurant Rumble is bigger and better than ever,” said Coach Dave Schuck, Head Coach at Eastside Boxing Club. “The programs are growing every year and we have expanded to 5 days a week for our youth program. I know it’s a direct result of the support this event has received from the community.”
Since reopening their doors in September 2015, Eastside Boxing Club has partnered with several different community organizations and introduced hundreds of at-risk youth to boxing. The partnerships Eastside Boxing Club has established has helped at-risk youth gain access to nutritious food, medical assessments and one-on-one support from youth workers at Network of Inner City Community Service Society and Good Food For All.
For more information on Aprons for Gloves Restaurant Rumble or to donate to one of the fighters please visit apronsforgloves.com. To purchase tickets for the 2018 Restaurant Rumble go to ticketmaster.ca.
About Aprons for Gloves Boxing Association | Founded in 2012, Aprons for Gloves Boxing Association is a non-profit organization focused on providing community outreach through the sport of boxing. Based in Vancouver’s downtown east side community Gastown, the organization was developed by a small group of professionals and entrepreneurs who seized an opportunity to re-establish a historic boxing program for at-risk women and youth. The program offers free mentorship and training to individuals who may otherwise not have the resources or support to participate in such activities. The sport of boxing teaches discipline, respect, hard work and self-control. Training results in positive self-esteem, good health and camaraderie for its practitioners. For more information, please visit apronsforgloves.com.