DANBURY WHALERS WEEKLY: November 7 – 13, 2011

Danbury WhalersTurn It Around Against Cancer Movember Movement

Recently Danbury Whalers defenseman (#8) Lynn Beedle approached the Danbury Whalers Director of Fundraising Tricia Coe about a nationwide promotion called Movember.

Movember is program that started in 2003 where men grow “Mo’s” (mustaches) during the month of November to help bring awareness towards men’s health issues, specifically prostate cancer and other cancers that affect men.

From that meeting the Danbury Whalers have decided to jump in on their own Movember and have coined the program Turning It Around.

Since that time Danbury Whalers players have put down the razors when they hit the upper lip and have started the mustachioed process.

The Whalers will also give fans of all ages a chance to participate as in the four remaining November home games fans will have a chance to have a blue & green mustache painted onto their face.

The final element is the Turn It Around t-shirt created by Lynn Beedle. “When I look at our logo, if you turn it around, you can see the whale tail as a mustache.” Commented Beedle. Fans will have a chance to pick up a shirt next week and get behind the cause with the team as a portion of the proceeds will be donated.

For more information on the worldwide Movember movement, click here

Join Whalers Players This Wednesday – Hockey Night in TK’s

This Wednesday, November 9th come join the Danbury Whalers players at TK’s American Café on 255 White Street in Danbury for Hockey Night in TK’s. The featured game is the New York Rangers vs. the Ottawa Senators with the puck dropping at 7:30 PM.

Watch the game with the Danbury Whalers and hear about hockey from guys who know the game inside and out.

Attending fans can also participate and compete against the Whalers players in the Danbury Whalers Fantasy Hockey Challenge where at the end of the season one fan will win a luxury suite for a night at a Danbury Whalers game and a prize package from TK’s.

While the Whalers promotion only takes place on (11/9, 12/28, 1/11, & 2/1), every Wednesday night is Hockey Night in TK’s. For more information on TK’s American Café, check them out on the web at www.tksamericancafe.com.

Hockey Night in TK’s is every Wednesday throughout the hockey season. Check out the drink specials of $3 pints of Whaler Ale & Bud Light along with $3 bottles of Molson, Budweiser, & Bud Light.

For further information on the Danbury Whalers, check out www.thedanburywhalers.com or call Herm Sorcher at 973-713-7547.

Tip-A-Whaler Night at Two Steps Downtown Grille in Danbury

The Danbury Whalers have rescheduled the Tip-A-Whaler Night at Two Steps Downtown Grille on 5 Ives Street in Danbury.

On Tuesday, November 22nd, the Danbury Whalers players will be serving as your bartenders and waiters, serving drinks, waiting tables, and mixing your favorite cocktails from 6-10 pm. It’s sure to be a great night. Stop by Two Steps as a portion of the proceeds of the night plus the tips go towards supporting Connecticut Youth Hockey.

This event is open to Whalers fans of all ages, so bring the entire family and have a great time.

For further information on Two Steps, check out www.ciaocateringtwosteps.com

Best Moments of the Season

There are so many moments in the Danbury Whalers season where special people jump in and make things happen.

Here is some recognition for two of them.

andy pAndy Paproski – The owner & operator of Nutmeg Cleaners spent countless hours making sure the Danbury Whalers jerseys were ready for Opening Night. While it might seem like a small task, the coordination of getting fight straps and name plates on jerseys is a time consuming effort that I can’t imagine someone would step up and volunteer for.

Part of the energy of the Danbury Whalers is how we look on the ice and if it wasn’t for Andy’s incredible effort we would have been left short.

Andy – thanks for taking the time and doing all that you do.

elissa hannaElissa Hanna

If you ever have a bookkeeping need, Elissa is the best in the business. I can’t say enough good things about the time and effort Elissa puts in for the Danbury Whalers organization.

Next time your organization has a payroll, bookkeeping, or financial issue to take care of, let Elissa take a shot at it and you won’t be disappointed.

Individual Game Tickets On Sale

Games will sellout – get your seats in advance

Individual game tickets are currently on sale – get your seats before we are sold out.

If you would like to order seats, call 973-713-7547 or click here.

The club currently offers three different type of season ticket plans. The full season at $370, half season at $195, and the 5-pack for $65.

Individual tickets are $15 for adults and kids under 10 years old are $10.

Danbury Whalers Kids Club

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