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ICEHOGS SET TO KICKOFF SUMMER STREET HOCKEY INITIATIVE

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06/09/2010 2:32 PM -

The season may be over for the Rockford IceHogs, but that does not mean the team is done bringing hockey to the community. This summer, the organization will launch its first ever IceHogs’ Summer Street Hockey Initiative thanks in part to an equipment donation by the Chicago Blackhawks, Rockford’s NHL affiliate.

Each session will last one to two hours and feature a brief hockey tutorial by a member of the IceHogs staff, an appearance by either Hammy or Hammer and a game of floor hockey.
The IceHogs’ Summer Street Hockey Initiative officially kicks off at Northeast YMCA in Loves Park on Tuesday, June 15.

Other scheduled programs include:
Date                        Time            Location
Tuesday, June 15      9:00 a.m.      Northeast YMCA in Loves Park
Thursday, July 1      10:00 a.m.      Train Up A Child Preschool in Loves Park
Thursday, July 8        3:00 p.m.      Carlson Boys and Girls Club in Machesney Park
Monday, July 12        3:00 p.m.      Boys and Girls Club Blackhawk Unit in Rockford
Thursday, July 15      3:00 p.m.      Boys and Girls Club at Second Congregational Church
Monday, July 19        3:00 p.m.      Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Boys and Girls Club
Tuesday, August 3     9:00 a.m.      Northeast YMCA in Loves Park
Friday, August 6        1:00 p.m.      YMCA of Rock River Valley

To schedule a visit from the IceHogs’ Summer Street Hockey Initiative, contact the IceHogs at 815-986-6465. For more information about where the IceHogs are in the community this summer, visit http://www.icehogs.com/schedule/community/.