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NHL Preseason Game helps raise over $10,000 for local charities

Friday, November 18, 2016

The NHL Preseason game held October 5 in the Sault provided fans the opportunity to watch the Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes faceoff, but also enabled the community to raise funds for local charities.

Through the support of participating community members, a total of $10,340 was presented to local charitable organizations as a result of the following fundraisers:

  • Sault Area Hospital Foundation/Sault Female Hockey Association Skills Competition
  • ARCH Hospice 50/50 Draw
  • United Way of Sault Ste. Marie and District Jersey Auction
  • Special Olympics of Sault Ste. Marie In-Game Sponsorships
  • St. Vincent's Place Canned Food Drive
The Essar Centre staff would like to thank everyone who took part in the NHL Preseason Game event including the following businesses for their generosity:

  • Community First Credit Union
  • Agero
  • Healthgear Medical Mart
  • Dumanski Office Interiors
  • Compass Imaging Group
  • Rome's Independent Grocer
  • Maverick & Son Exteriors and Consulting Services Inc.
  • UA Local 800
  • PUC
  • Royal LePage Northern Advantage
  • RE/MAX
  • EXIT
  • Lajambe Financial
  • Dr. Lattimer & Dr. Irwin Dentistry
  • PAC Construction Group Inc.
  • God's Country Clothing Co.
  • Fremlin Builders and Renovators
  • Little Caesars
  • Subway
  • Bar1s Urban Fitness
  • Soo Source for Sports
  • Fit Bodies. Fit Minds.
  • Arturo Restorante
  • McDougall Energy Inc.
  • Pino's Get Fresh
  • OLG Casino Sault Ste. Marie
  • Getaway Restaurant
  • Tim Hortons
  • Green for Life Environmental Corp.
  • Station Mall
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