Major League Soccer Returns, Previewing the 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards, and More

NATIONAL: Major League Soccer returns July 8 to August 11 with an all-new tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports at Disney World Resort in Florida. The MLS Is Back Tournament will host 54 matches with regular-season points and a spot in the 2021 Concacaf Champions League. 

Play With a Purpose is sponsoring an online workshop, Elevate Your Online Image, on June 30. The workshop will focus on how to provide a more professional video image, polish your video presentation skills, and practice strategic social media tips. 

ATLANTA: The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, has announced that the Georgia World Congress Center and Dinner in a Dash are the first organizations to achieve GBAC STAR facility accreditation. The GBAC STAR program helps commercial and public facilities establish and carry out a systematic approach to cleaning, disinfection, and infection prevention. 

LOS ANGELES: The 26th annual Critics Choice Awards will air live on The CW Network on March 7, 2021. The show will continue its combined film and television award format, honoring both cinematic and televised/streaming achievement. Film, television, and stage star Taye Diggs will host the event for the third consecutive time. The event is set to take place at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, health considerations permitting. 

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WASHINGTON: Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington and its partners at Events DC have rescheduled the 38th Annual RAMMY Awards for Sept. 20, 2020, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The format for the award program and event will be updated in line with current safety guidelines, which will be shared as the date approaches.

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