Steve Centofanti, Union President
PO Box 0058
Stoneham, MA 02180-2044
For Immediate Release
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Contact: John Guilfoil
Tickets On Sale for Waltham Firefighters vs Police Charity Hockey Game
Day of Family Fun at Bentley Arena to Raise Money for Children Stricken with Pediatric Cancer
WALTHAM – Tickets are currently on sale for the Waltham Firefighters vs Police Charity Hockey Game, which will raise money to help children stricken with pediatric cancer. A full day of fun for the whole family is on tap featuring ice skating, Boston Bruins alumni, music, raffles, food and much more.
Waltham Firefighters Local 866 and members of the Waltham Police Hockey Club will square off in a hockey game with the goal of raising money for the non-profit charity One Mission.
One Mission is a charity group that helps support children with cancer and their families. Since 2009, the Westborough-based non-profit has raised more than $8.8 million dollars and has assisted over 8,000 kids fighting cancer and their loved ones.
The Bentley Arena, 400 Beaver St, Waltham
Saturday, March 24
- 10-11 a.m. — Youth Clinic featuring Boston Bruins Alumni for Mites (kids ages 7 and 8)
- Noon to 1 p.m. — Youth Clinic featuring Boston Bruins Alumni for Squirts (kids ages 9 and 10)
- 1:30-3 p.m. — Family Fun Skate for the whole family and photos with 2013 Red Sox World Series trophy
- 3-5 p.m. — Waltham Firefighters vs Police Charity Hockey Game
- 5-8 p.m. — Reception and raffle winners announced at City Streets restaurant, 411 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham
Thanks to Bentley University, which generously donated ice time at their brand-new arena, the Waltham Firefighters Local 866 and Waltham Police Hockey Club will be putting on a full day of fun, skating and hockey for the whole family to enjoy.
The event is part of their joint effort to raise $100,000 to donate to One Mission.
The Waltham Firefighters vs Police Charity Hockey Game will pit the two teams against one another in a friendly but fierce competition for bragging rights in the city.
The two youth hockey clinics will be coached by Boston Bruins Alumni. After each session they will be signing autographs for the kids.
Adults and children of all ages are invited to participate in the Family Fun Skate. Helmets are required for everyone skating and you must bring your own. No sticks allowed. A local DJ will be playing music throughout the skating session.
While the Family Fun Skate is ongoing, those who purchased tickets can also get their photo taken with the 2013 Red Sox World Series trophy.
Throughout the arena there will be raffle and silent auction items including Bruins and Red Sox tickets and memorabilia. There will also be food, drinks and vendors from local businesses.
After the game, a reception will be held at City Streets restaurant in Waltham. The raffle and silent auction winners will be announced there and some food will be provided.
All proceeds from the event will go toward the firefighters and police officers reaching their goal of raising $100,000.
- $10 for adults — admission to Waltham Firefighters vs Police Charity Hockey Game and Family Fun Skate
- $5 for children under age 18 — admission to Waltham Firefighters vs Police Charity Hockey Game and Family Fun Skate
- $30 for children to participate in the Youth Hockey Clinic — also includes admission to Waltham Firefighters vs Police Charity Hockey Game and Family Fun Skate
- Children under age 5 get in FREE