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DBG Among Hosts for 2024 National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions

The top amateur boxers from across the United States and as far away as Hawaii will converge on Detroit May 13-18 to face off in ...
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Oak & Reel Launches Scholarship Fund for DBG Students Interested in Culinary Careers

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of chefs and head cooks is expected to grow significantly in the next decade, with tens of ...
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Michigan Panthers Visit DBG and Win 2024 Season Opener

Select Michigan Panthers players visited the Downtown Boxing Gym on a sunny Friday as the team got set to open the 2024 United Football League ...
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DBG 9th Grader Delivers Powerful Speech to Lawmakers in Lansing

DBG 9th grader Uriel (pictured far left, above), who also serves as student council vice president at DBG, is using her powerful speaking voice to ...
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Southeast Michigan nonprofits earn another $9M from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced another $9 million in gifts to Michigan nonprofits Tuesday.
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DBG Recognized for Impact, Awarded Historic Gift from MacKenzie Scott’s ‘Open Call’

For the third time in less than a year, the Downtown Boxing Gym is receiving national recognition and support for our impactful work to help ...
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Meet DBG’s Four Student Researchers for the National Science Foundation

There was an air of hushed intensity as four Downtown Boxing Gym students and Purdue University researchers paired off in twos to conduct practice interviews, ...
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DBG Student Chefs ‘Savor, Share and Celebrate’ with Spirited Cooking Competition

There were plenty of cooks in the DBG kitchen. Several teams of student chefs and volunteers to be exact. They mixed, stirred, flipped and garnished ...
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NSF’s Discovery Files: STEM and Downtown Boxing Gym

Since 2007, Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym has provided a free academic and athletic program to students aged 8-18, where they have seen long-term, life-changing impacts ...
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Downtown Boxing Gym execs at the Super Bowl to share their model with NFL players

Downtown Boxing Gym’s founder and another of its top executives are in Las Vegas a few days before the Super Bowl to talk with current ...
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