NHL Preseason Game helps raise over $10,000 for local charities


The NHL Preseason game held October 5 in the Sault provided fans the opportunity to watch the Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes faceoff, but also enabled the community to raise funds for local charities.

Through the support of participating community members, a total of $10,340 was presented to local charitable organizations as a result of the following fundraisers:

Sault Area Hospital Foundation/Sault Female Hockey Association Skills Competition
ARCH Hospice 50/50 Draw
United Way of Sault Ste. Marie and District Jersey Auction
Special Olympics of Sault Ste. Marie In-Game Sponsorships
St. Vincent’s Place Canned Food Drive

The Essar Centre staff would like to thank everyone who took part in the NHL Preseason Game event including the following businesses for their generosity:
Community First Credit Union
Healthgear Medical Mart
Dumanski Office Interiors
Compass Imaging Group
Rome’s Independent Grocer
Maverick & Son Exteriors and Consulting Services Inc.
UA Local 800
Royal LePage Northern Advantage
Lajambe Financial
Dr. Lattimer & Dr. Irwin Dentistry
PAC Construction Group Inc.
God’s Country Clothing Co.
Fremlin Builders and Renovators
Little Caesars
Bar1s Urban Fitness
Soo Source for Sports
Fit Bodies. Fit Minds.
Arturo Restorante
McDougall Energy Inc.
Pino’s Get Fresh
OLG Casino Sault Ste. Marie
Getaway Restaurant
Tim Hortons
Green for Life Environmental Corp.
Station Mall