Bethlehem Hockey Tournaments Raise Money for Good Shepherd Multiple Sclerosis Wellness Program

Jul 30th, 2013Press Release from Steel Ice Center

Hockey Tournaments Raise Money for Good Shepherd Multiple Sclerosis Wellness Program

WHAT: Hockey Fights MS, a unique organization that raises funds in support of multiple sclerosis research and treatment, will hold its annual adult men’s and women’s ice hockey tournaments in August. Approximately 50 ice hockey teams from throughout the mid-Atlantic and Southeast region are expected to participate in the tournaments, held in Bethlehem. All proceeds from the events will benefit the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network MS Wellness Program, a bi-weekly program that offers activities to enhance the quality of life for participants with Multiple Sclerosis.

WHEN: The women’s hockey teams will take to the ice on August 2-4 and the men will face off the following weekend, August 8-11. Tentative tournament competition times are as follows:

Friday, August 2 (Women): 5pm-11pm
Saturday, August 3 (Women): 8:00am to 8:45pm
Sunday, August 4 (Women): 8am-3:30pm
Thursday, August 8 (Men):  7:00pm – 11:30pm
Friday, August 9 (Men): 5pm-11:30pm
Saturday, August 10 (Men): 8am-11:30pm
Sunday, August 11 (Men): 8:00am – 6:00pm

WHERE: Steel Ice Center in Bethlehem (30 East First Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015)

WHO: Hockey Fights MS, which was founded in 2005 by tournament director Candice Arnold, who has MS, has raised more than $75,000 through these annual ice hockey tournaments. All proceeds raised by Hockey Fights MS are used to support MS research, treatment and quality of life initiatives.

DONATE: Hockey Fights MS is looking for event volunteers and both individual and business sponsorship donations. For more information, contact Candice Arnold, Hockey Fights MS, at 484-560-1213 or gro.SMsthgiFyekcoHnull@ofni



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