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CHECKERS CHARITIES

Charlotte CheckersCHECKERS RAISE $335K FOR COMMUNITY IN 2010-11
Team has contributed $2M to area charities since 2006

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Charlotte Checkers completed their inaugural season in the American Hockey League in giving fashion, raising more than $335,000 for local charities and non-profit organizations. The team has now raised $2 million since Michael Kahn took ownership of the ECHL Checkers in 2006.

Highlighting the donation campaigns were the fifth annual AutoTrader.com Race Night ($20,500) benefiting Zach Bennett, the fifth annual  Pink in the Rink ($26,189) benefiting Carolina Breast Friends and the sixth annual Salute to Heroes, presented by AutoTrader.com, ($28,000) benefiting the families of the CMPD, CFD, Mecklenburg EMS and Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office. Since their inceptions, Pink in the Rink and Salute to Heroes have raised a combined $246,000.

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CHECKERS DRAFTING A PARTY

Charlotte CheckersCHECKERS TO HOST ‘DRAUGHT FOR THE DRAFT’ AT BUFFALO WILD WINGS

June 24 event will be first chance to get NHL preseason game tickets

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Charlotte Checkers today announced the details of this year’s “Draught for the Draft” party in conjunction with the NHL Entry Draft. The event will take place on Friday, June 24 from 6-10 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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