Anti-Bullying Night this Saturday

Co-Captains Cody DePourcq and Patrick Sexton modelling the Vees Anti-Bullying jerseys

Co-Captains Cody DePourcq and Patrick Sexton modelling the Vees Anti-Bullying jerseys

The Vees third annual Anti-Bullying / School Challenge night is this Saturday, February 21st, when the Vees face the Alberni Valley Bulldogs at the SOEC. In just three years, this night has turned into a great fundraising initiative and awareness night for SD 67.

Already over 1,000 students and parents have purchased tickets for the game this Saturday and the Vees expect around 3,000 fans to pack the SOEC. There’s a lot going on during the game, including the game sponsor, Sendero Canyon, putting on a $10,000 skills competition during the first intermission. Yep, $10,000 in cold, hard cash could be won.

As you can see above, the Vees will be wearing one-off pink Anti-Bullying jerseys which are sponsored by Sendero Canyon. Fans can purchase these jerseys, on a first come, first serve basis in the team store starting next Monday.

Below is the team’s press release outlining the events surrounding Saturday’s game. Don’t forget to wear pink on Saturday night!

“The Penticton Vees Jr. ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce their third annual Anti-Bullying / School Challenge night presented by Sendero Canyon Saturday, February 21st, when the Vees host the Alberni Valley Bulldogs at the SOEC.

 When the Vees play the Bulldogs, they’ll be wearing their Sendero Canyon pink Anti-Bullying jerseys, which will be available for purchase on a first come, first serve basis in the Vees “Blue Zone” team score on the following Monday.

 Already over one thousand students and parents from School District 67 will be attending the game on February 21st and the Wiltse Elementary School choir will be performing “O Canada” prior to puck drop. Wiltse will also have a special performance planned for the second intermission.

 Also fans will have the chance to compete for $10,000 in the Sendero Canyon Skills Competition in the first intermission. Three lucky fans will be randomly selected to compete in an on ice skills competition where one person will have the chance to take home $10,000.

 Fans are encouraged to show their support by wearing pink on Saturday, February 21st, as part of the campaign to stand up against bullying. For more on Anti-Bullying awareness, visit www.pinkshirtday.ca.

 Save yourself a dollar and get your tickets in advance at the Valley First box office (at the SOEC). Fans can also purchase tickets for the game online at www.valleyfirsttix.com

 

 

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About CBeauchemin

Director of Broadcasting & Communication for the Penticton Vees
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One Response to Anti-Bullying Night this Saturday

  1. Ninalee says:

    Very informative thanks for sharing.

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