was proud to be a co-sponsor of the 10th Annual
Hockey Fights Cancer event!
Sunday, May 4, 2008 the NHL hosted a special
charitable event in Maryland for this important cause—fighting
cancer. Corrosion was proud to be a part of this
fun-filled extravaganza, featuring celebrity appearances,
NHL Alumni game, live music, food,
a celebrity skate-a-thon, silent auction for NHL
merchandise, and much more! You can find out more and still
make donations: Click
Here’s a few images from
May 4th’s event:
- No reuse without permission, all images © INMAN08-2012.
More photos from the day on Flickr: click
Need more information? GREAT!
Info/Donation Info www.hockeyfightscancermaryland.com/sponsorinfoandforms.html
Who Else Joined the Fight! www.hockeyfightscancermaryland.com/joinedthefight.html
Goldman/Ace of Cakes YouTube (funny!)
Tigers Ice Hockey Team Gets in the Fight!
Hockey Fights Cancer info page
More info on the Hockey Fights Cancer Program:
Fights Cancer (HFC)
charitable initiative founded in December 1998 by the National Hockey League
and NHL Players'
by NHL Member Clubs, NHL Alumni, the NHL Officials' Association, Professional
Hockey Athletic Trainers and Equipment Managers, corporate marketing partners,
broadcast partners and fans throughout North America.
- Hockey Fights Cancer was established as a way for the hockey community
to come together to fight cancer, a disease that has affected so many individuals
the hockey family.
- Hockey Fights Cancer's goal is to raise money and awareness for national
and local organizations involved in cancer care and research.
- The 2007-08 season marks the 10th Anniversary of Hockey Fights Cancer.
The NHL and its 30 Member Clubs have joined together for a year-long initiative
increase funds and awareness of HFC.
To date, Hockey Fights Cancer has raised more than $9 million.
Many current and former members of the NHL and their families have experienced
the effects of cancer. Saku Koivu, John Cullen, Milos Holan, Mario Lemieux,
Phil Kessel, NHL Official Paul Stewart and the late Doug Wickenheiser and
fought courageous battles against cancer.
-The charity's largest fund-raising initiative is the Hockey Fights Cancer
On-Line Charity Auction. The auction has raised more than $1.8 million
since 2000. The
first NHL All-Star jersey ever worn by Pittsburgh Penguins center and All-Star
rookie Sidney Crosby generated a record $47,520 during the 2007 Hockey
Fights Cancer On-Line Charity Auction.
- The Hockey's All-Star Kids Program, a component of HFC, was announced
in October 1999 by the National Hockey League and the NHL Players' Association.
initiative links the hockey community with the youngest victims of cancer
and other diseases.
- Hockey's All-Star Kids initiatives are in place in all 30 NHL markets.
The program encourages interaction between players and young patients and
for Children's Hospital patients to be involved at the arena -- activities
ranging from taking part in puck-dropping ceremonies to serving as a stick
boy or girl.
- Through a League-wide relationship with Children's Hospitals in Canada
and the United States, the Hockey's All-Star Kids Program includes patient
support and programs to help create a positive environment for patients
and their families.
Here's a partial list of Hockey Fights Cancer Maryland's Sponsors:
Smytii and team would like to say thanks to everyone involved
in this cause, we certainly appreciate the opportunity to be a part of it. Our
hearts go out
to those battling cancer, and much love to those families who have lost loved
ones to this disease. Smytii is donating her time at the event in memory of Joan
Montgomery, and in support of Greg J. -- fight on!