01/17/2011 3:53 PM
North Charleston, SC – The South Carolina Stingrays, proud ECHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals, willhost the Fifth Annual Pink in the Rink presented by East Cooper Medical Center benefiting Susan G. Komen-Lowcountry on Saturday, January 22 against the Greenville Road Warriors at 7:05 p.m. at the North Charleston Coliseum.
The Stingrays return to action on Friday, January 14 against the Florida Everblades at 7:05 p.m. at the Coliseum and Sunday, January 16 at 4:00 p.m. against the Kalamazoo Wings. Friday is Trident Health Systems Night and 100.9 WAY FM Family Friday! Join the Stingrays on Sunday for Mascot Mania and Kid’s Day! Kid’s tickets are only $5 (walk-up only)! Come early for a pre-game kid’s carnival and bring your ice skates for a post-game skate with the Stingrays!
The one-night only pink-themed event features exclusive Pink in the Rink game jerseys, pink ice, pink hockey sticks, silent auction, live game-worn jersey auction and free parking. A portion of all the proceeds generated from the auctions, ticket sales, vendor tables and special events will be donated to Susan G.Komen-Lowcountry to help fight breast cancer.
The jerseys will be auctioned off live at the end of the game and the sticks will be added to the silent auction that is taking place in the Season Ticket Holder Lounge during the contest. This season’s silent auction features many great items including a Washington Capitals jersey signed by NHL superstar Alex Ovechkin and NASCAR race tickets! All proceeds will be donated to help fight breast cancer.
Guardians of the Ribbon North Carolina will be joining the Stingrays and bringing their pink fire truck! Paul Mitchell the School will dye “Pink Peek a boos” (strand of pink hair) throughout the game for a donation to Susan G. Komen and Carvel Ice Cream will make “Pink Flying Saucer” ice creams with portions of the proceedsgoing back to Susan G. Komen.
Fans can join the effort by purchasing Pink Packs for $30! Each Pink Pack includes a ticket to the game with best available seating, exclusive 2011 Pink in the Rink t-shirt, Pink in the Rink car magnet, limited edition Stingrays hat and $7 going back to Susan G. Komen-Lowcountry. Click here to purchase your Pink Pack today!
Last season, the Stingrays raised over $40,000 to help fight breast cancer. In the four-year history of the event, the Stingrays havedonated over $73,000.
The Fifth Annual Pink in the Rink presented by East Cooper Medical Center is almost here! Come out for a night of fun on Saturday, January 22 at 7:05 p.m. at the North Charleston Coliseum as your favorite Stingrays players wear pink jerseys, skate on pink ice and play with pink sticks! Click here to pick up your 2011 Pink Pack today or call the Stingrays front office at (843) 744-2248 for more information.
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