Jr A Flyers Pink in the Rink

October 29, 2016   ·   0 Comments

Sixth annual tribute at Alder Street arena

The Orangeville Junior A Flyers will be hosting their sixth annual Pink in the Rink Tribute Hockey Game on Saturday, November 12, at the Alder Street arena in Orangeville.

The Flyers will be hosting the St. Michael’s Buzzers in an exciting evening of Junior A hockey.

Designated as Royal Chevrolet Cadillac “Pink in the Rink” night in support of cancer awareness, the event will serve as a fundraiser for Headwaters Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

For this one night, the Flyers will be playing for the names on their backs.

In 25 specially designed pink jerseys, the Flyers will be acknowledging cancer survivors and those who fought and lost the battle to cancer in a special tribute wearing the names of those individuals an telling their stories during breaks in the action.

This will be the sixth year that Royal Chevrolet Cadillac, the Flyers, and Headwaters Health Care Foundation have teamed up for the event.

The event has garnered support from local businesses and hockey fans.

The Flyers look forward to a very successful evening in helping the Headwaters Cancer Care Program.

The Orangeville Flyers will auction off the limited edition jerseys during a two-week on-line auction prior to the game.

The on-line auction for Pink in the Rink player jerseys began on October 21, and will run until November 5, with a minimum bid of $80 per jersey and $5 increments for competing bids.

The highest bidder for each jersey will have the opportunity to provide a name to be placed on one of the 25 available pink nameplates for the November 12, game.

Winning bidders will also be presented with the jersey by the Orangeville Flyers players following the game’s final buzzer.

Bid winners will be encouraged to write a brief note about why they chose to purchase a “Pin in the Rink” Orangeville Flyers player jersey.

These personal notes will be read during the game on behalf of the bid winners.

Bidding is done by e-mailing a bid to:

Game time for Pink in the Rink night is 7:00 p.m.

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