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Sheldon Kennedy promotes Wild Rose Hockey Challenge
Former Flame Sheldon Kennedy is teaming up with Wild Rose MP Blake Richards to promote the fourth annual Wild Rose Hockey Challenge.
The popular charity hockey game between federal MPs and provincial MLAs is a major fundraising initiative in support of four victims’ assistance units: the Bow Valley Victim Services Association, the Airdrie and District Victim Assistance Society, the Cochrane and Area Victim Services Society and the Chinook Arch Victim Services Society. Last year’s event raised $83,000.
“This is one of my favourite charity events of the summer,” said Kennedy, “It’s a lot of fun to play in this game, and it gives fans a great chance to personally meet the players and it’s for a great cause.”
Kennedy headlines a long list of former and current NHLers to take part in the contest. Local hockey fans may also know Calgary’s Nick Johnson, now with the Minnesota Wild, former Flames Tony Stiles and Dwayne Hay and Airdrie’s Dana Tyrell of the Tamp Bay Lightning.
This year’s event will be held Aug. 18 in the Alex Kaleta Arena at the Canmore Recreation Centre. Doors open for a meet and greet with the players at 2:30 p.m. and the game begins at 4 p.m. Tickets are available online at: http://www.blakerichards.ca/wildrosehockey/
2012 Community Events
Past Community Events
|January 25, 2011|
|Community Foundation||February 5, 2011|
|Alberta Premier's Visit||February 10, 2011|
|Pink Shirt Day||February 23, 2011|
|Airdrie's Ultimate Weight Loss Challenge 2011||March - June, 2011|
|Airdrie Food Bank Receives Donations||March, 2011|
|Crossfield's Pete Knight Days Sponsor Dinner||March 4, 2011|
|End of Winter Event at Luxstone Manor||March 5, 2011|
|Team "What If..." Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefit Concert||March 19, 2011|
|Beiseker Skate-a-thon||March 27, 2011|
|Tails to Tell Animal Rescue Shelter - Hot Stuff & Cool Chicks||April 2, 2011|
|Student vs Teacher Hockey Game to Raise Funds||April 8, 2011|
|Airdrie Mayor's Recreation For Life Run & Walk||June 5, 2011|