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The Don Was Detroit All-Star Revue, El Club reopens with a bang, and other things to do in Detroit this week

Select events happening in metro Detroit this week. Submit your events to metrotimes.com/calendar. Friday, 7/30: If there was ever a time to indulge in some hard whisky drinking, it's now ... and, well, like, the last 16 months or, for most of us, our whisky habit started on Nov. 8, 2016. With climate change raging, COVID variants popping, and K*nye West doing whatever it is he's doing, we have very few reasons to not drink. Touted as Detroit's boldest whiskey event, the Detroit Whisky Festival invites guests to sample whiskeys, bourbons, and ryes from around the world, as well as cocktails crafted by Detroit's finest tastemakers. The festival, which is returning to Eastern Market's Shed 5, offers guests 10 spirit and/or cocktail samples, which means you should absolutely enlist a DD or be ready to throw some coin at a rideshare service. Now, while the Detroit Whisky Festival is all fun and games, it's also an opportunity to shine a light on a charity. This year, the fest has partnered with Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles (O.A.T.S.), which provides equine-assisted therapy for more than 100 children and adults with physical and/or emotional disabilities. Worried about getting a wee bit too tipsy? Nothing a few bucks can't fix, as there will be food available for an additional cost. But can you really put a cost on hangover-preventive measures? We drink not.
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Palm Bay Police Explorers Bring Home Honors in Florida Police Explorers State Competition

Palm Bay Police Explorer Post 597 was established in the early 1970s to develop a more positive relationship between police officers and the youth of the community. BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Palm Bay Police Explorer Post 597 competed recently in the Florida Association of Police Explorers state competition and brought home several trophies in crime scene, traffic stop and in-progress.
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Is Msgr. Burrill the Tip of the Iceberg?

As a sex abuse victims’ advocate and a former Catholic seminary instructor and formator, I am led to question the validity of arguments put forward by Rev. James Martin, SJ, Steven P. Millies, and others in defense of Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill. For example, in response to Burrill’s resignation as the now-former General Secretary of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Millies wrote, “This is the hook on which the ‘story’ hangs, a long-discredited link between sexual abuse and homosexuality. It is hard to call that something other than a slur and a sin against the LGBTQ+ community.” Fr. Martin wrote on Facebook that the article “repeatedly conflated homosexuality with pedophilia” and accused The Pillar of engaging in a witch hunt.
Societygranitegrok.com

The Boy Scouts of America Is on Its Death Bed

In the original 1984 version of the movie Red Dawn, the communist invaders were actively looking for individuals who trained in a paramilitary organization. That was the Boy Scouts of America. Forty years later and the Left has infiltrated them, #Woke them, and broke them. [M]embership in the Boy Scouts...
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Kansas City Chiefs plan to keep nickname but retire mascot 'Warpaint'

(CNN) — The NFL's Kansas City Chiefs won't be changing the team's nickname anytime soon, but are retiring their horse mascot named "Warpaint," according to organization president Mark Donovan. His comments came after MLB's Cleveland Indians announced Friday they would become the Cleveland Guardians next year. The Indians will join...
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Why a name change for the KC Chiefs feels inevitable

Over the past few years, team names and their history have gained attention from media and fans alike. Franchises across professional sports, such as the Washington Football Team in the NFL and the newly-named Cleveland Guardians in the MLB, are among the first to make a permanent change in response to troubling backgrounds and offensive meanings—intended or not.
Sciencescoutingmagazine.org

Boy Scouts of America administers FAA’s safety tests for drones

Flying drones is a fun way Scouts can start learning about robotics, science, technology and engineering. Many camps already offer drone-flying programs. If you plan on flying a drone or other uncrewed aircraft system (UAS), whether for a Scouting event or not, you will need to first pass a test. Legislation in 2018 called for the Federal Aviation Administration to introduce new requirements for all recreational drone pilots, including passing an aeronautical knowledge and safety test and providing proof of passing the test when flying a drone.
Niwot, COlhvc.com

Left Hand Laurel – Jeff Lally

Gunbarrel-based nonprofit Cultivate is focused on meeting the needs of our community's seniors. How this plays out is by way of seven programs: Carry-out Caravan (shopping/delivery), Fix-It (home repairs and upgrades), VetsGo (medical appointment transportation), YardBusters (outdoor clean up), SnowBusters (shoveling), RSVP (AmeriCorps Retired Senior Volunteer Program), and File of Life (documents for emergency preparedness).
Fairbanks, AKwebcenterfairbanks.com

Golden Days Grande Reverse Parade held at Tanana Valley Fairgrounds

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - An adjusted Golden Days parade was held on Saturday, July 24 at Tanana Valley Fairgrounds. The parade involved spectators driving their vehicles past stationary setups put on by members of the community. Organizations with displays included Thrivalaska, the Boy Scouts of America, the Fairbanks Academy of...
walterborolive.com

Weston Bowen Stratton, II

Mr. Weston Bowen Stratton, II, known by all as “Nick”, age 62, of Walterboro, entered into rest Thursday afternoon, July 22, 2021, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. Born November 9, 1958 in Charleston, South Carolina, Nick was the son of the late Weston Bowen Stratton and the late...
Suffolk, VASuffolk News-Herald

Suffolk Police bring back Explorers Program

The Suffolk Police Department has relaunched its Explorers Program designed for young people who are interested in law enforcement or criminal justice-related fields. “This program, in conjunction with the Boy Scouts of America, offers young adults a personal awareness of the criminal justice system through training, practical experience, competition as well as other activities,” said Interim Police Chief Al Chandler in introducing the program at City Council’s July 21 meeting. “Furthermore, the program promotes personal growth through character development, respect for the rule of law, physical fitness, good citizenship and patriotism.”
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Hampton Times

Penn Community Bank announces several appointments

Penn Community Bank recently announced a number of appointments. Murphy has led the bank’s Residential and Consumer Lending department since 2013 and sales administration across the organization since 2019. In the new and expanded role, he will oversee the bank’s consumer banking functions, including retail banking, and consumer and small business lending. Murphy will also continue to lead the organization’s sales and service management processes.
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Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 27, the 208th day of 2021. There are 157 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 27, 1996, terror struck the Atlanta Olympics as a pipe bomb exploded at Centennial Olympic Park, directly killing one person and injuring 111. (Anti-government extremist Eric Rudolph later pleaded guilty to the bombing, exonerating security guard Richard Jewell, who had been wrongly suspected.) On this date: In 1866, Cyrus W. Field finished laying out the first successful underwater telegraph cable between North America and Europe (a previous cable in 1858 burned out after only a few weeks’ use). In 1909, during the first official test of the U.S. Army’s first airplane, Orville Wright flew himself and a passenger, Lt. Frank Lahm, above Fort Myer, Virginia, for one hour and 12 minutes. In 1919, race-related rioting erupted in Chicago; the violence, which claimed the lives of 23 Blacks and 15 whites, lasted until Aug. 3. In 1921,...
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