by Tim O’Donovan
April 1, 2014, Kamloops, BC (ISN) – The Kamloops Blazers are proud to be an integral part of the community. With the help of our season ticket holders, fans and sponsors, the hockey club contributed $283,222 to many community partners and local organizations. The Blazers also contributed 828 hours of community service between school outings and other charitable events and activities.
Some of the highlights from this past season include donating $13,000 worth of tickets to the Kamloops Minor Hockey Association allowing all kids who play minor hockey to attend a game. Our fundraiser ticket program continues to be a tremendous success with more than $47,000 given out to local groups.
Other fundraising efforts include the CIBC Run for the Cure, Movember, Teddy Bear & Food Bank Nights, Christmas Amalgamated and Bowl for Kids Sake which benefits Big Brother and Big Sisters of Kamloops.
The Blazers continue to be greatly involved in the community with different outings including Special Olympics floor hockey, Peter Puck, and visiting patients at Royal Inland Hospital.
The hockey club visited many local schools throughout the year and also continued their partnership with the Kamloops R.C.M.P for the E.D.G.E (Educate, Develop, Grow, Excel) program.
To purchase your 2014-15 season tickets, or for other ticketing information, please contact Ticketing & Promotions Coordinator, Missy Cederholm at 778-471-8068 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.