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USA Warriors Ice Hockey Program

The USA Warriors Ice Hockey Program, a 501(c)(3), has been organized to operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, for those wounded in defense of the United States.

The Program’s mission is to organize and administer an ice hockey program that provides a recreational, therapeutic experience and education.

The program educates, trains, motivates, and encourages the formation of “USA Warrior Hockey Programs” locally and nationally while encouraging individuals who have physical disabilities incurred during service to the United States to participate in the sport of ice hockey in an environment that is adapted to the level of their ability.

The USA Warriors Ice Hockey Program, Inc. is staffed by volunteers, on-ice and off-ice mentors and directors who do not receive any compensation, stipend or other remuneration for their time.

USA Warriors Head To Columbus, Ohio and Fort Wayne, Indiana

USA Warriors Head to Columbus, Ohio and Fort Wayne, Indiana

By William Hirsch 02/20/2017, 2:30pm EST

For Immediate Release

 

Columbus, Ohio - The USA Warriors Hockey, Inc. standing team will travel to Columbus, Ohio on Friday, March 24th, 2017 for a weekend that includes a game at the Columbus Blue Jackets practice facility at Nationwide Arena and attending a Blue Jackets home game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, March 25th.

The Warriors will start off the weekend’s festivities by facing the Columbus Fire Department and Police Department combined team at the Ohio Health Ice Haus at Nationwide Arena at 7:00pm. Attendance to Friday night’s charity game will be $10 with all proceeds benefiting the Ohio Warriors Sled program.  The public is asked to buy their tickets here.

On Saturday morning the Warriors will be continuing their strong and growing relationship with the Columbus Blue Jackets as the Warriors will be guests to the Blue Jackets as a special event hosted by the Blue Jackets organization.

The Warriors will then attend the 2:00pm Columbus Blue Jackets game versus the Philadelphia Flyers at Nationwide Arena.

The Warriors will also be heading to Fort Wayne, Indiana to play the Whitley County Warbirds Charity Hockey Club on Sunday, March 26th. The game versus the Whitley County Warbirds will take place at 12:30pm at the Allen County Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne.

Attendance to Sunday’s game will be free for all fans but donations benefiting USO Indiana are strongly encouraged. Donations will be taken at the door upon fans entering Allen County Memorial Coliseum for Sunday’s charity game.

Following Sunday afternoon’s charity game, the Warriors will be attending the 4:30pm Fort Wayne Komets game at Allen County Memorial Coliseum.

Members of the media are invited to any and all of this weekend’s activities involving the warriors. Please contact Jeff Woods in advance if you would like to join the program at any of the events: jwoods@usawarriorshockey.org or 571-235-4684.

Any other inquiries about the events going on between March 24th and March 26th should be directed to the USA Warriors Director of Social Media and PR, William Hirsch: whirsch@usawarriorshockey.org or 301-910-9008.

 

Addresses:

 

Ohio Health Ice Hause

200 West Nationwide Arena Boulevard

Columbus, Ohio 43215

 

Allen County Memorial Coliseum

4000 Parnell Avenue

Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805

2017 American Heroes Hockey Challenge

By William Hirsch 01/28/2017, 3:15pm EST

For Immediate Release 

 

HYATTSVILLE, MD - The Hockey Teams from DeMatha Catholic and St. Albans High Schools will face off in the 5th Annual American Heroes Hockey Challenge on Friday, February 3, 2017, 7:30 pm, at The Gardens Ice House, in Laurel, MD.  This charity hockey game will benefit Fisher House Foundation, a “home away from home” for families of patients receiving medical care at major military or VA medical centers, and the USA Warriors Ice Hockey Program, Inc., a program which provides therapeutic and recreational hockey for disabled veterans. The Special Guests for the evening will include Clint Malarchuk, an 11-year NHL Veteran Goaltender and Washington Capitals Alumni. The event will honor 70 veterans from every war since WWII, including a decorated Canadian WWII veteran. Veteran honorees will be represented on specially designed camouflage jerseys for both teams. 

 

The event will feature a silent auction, raffles, and an autograph session with Clint Malarchuk.  Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and children.  Donations are also being accepted online at the event fundraising site, https://warrioricehockey.sportngin.com/register/form/767271722?_ga=1.187954344.1871136983.1475890019.

 

To learn more about the event, please contact USA Warriors Media Relations Representative, William Hirsch at whirsch@usawarriorshockey.org or by phone at 301-910-9008.

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