To honor and remember the 49 individuals who lost their lives in the June mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Fla., Orlando City Soccer Club has dedicated a rainbow-colored section of seats in its stadium that’s currently under construction.
Philip Rawlins, founder and president of the professional soccer club, tweeted out a picture of the stadium with the rainbow-colored rows in the middle of the sea of purple seats.
The facility, slated for completion in 2017, is a 25,500-capacity, privately financed multi-purpose facility and will be home to he soccer club Major and the Orlando Pride National Women’s Soccer League team.
In addition to the rainbow seats, the Orlando City Soccer Club dedicated a match in June to the victims, wearing special patches and t-shirts during the pregame walkout and the club’s community arm, the Orlando City Foundation, donated $100,000 to the City of Orlando’s OneOrlando Fund.
Calling all thirsty craft beer drinkers, next week you will have the chance to raise a glass for a good cause. Strangeways Brewing is hosting its monthly Cheers 4 Charity event, and this time, proceeds will benefit Diversity Richmond. The brewery will donate 10 percent of all sales to the local non-profit organization, which provides programs and [...]