Checkers, Husqvarna Team up for '15 Days of Giving'September 22, 2011 - American Hockey League (AHL) Charlotte Checkers
Throughout the 15-day program, the Checkers and Husqvarna will contribute to local non-profit organizations by volunteering time, making monetary donations and holding food and clothing drives, among other community service initiatives.
"The Checkers are committed to serving the community and look to partner with like-minded, community-focused organizations," said Checkers senior vice president Aaron Osborne. "Husqvarna truly fits that description and we're proud to work alongside them on this program."
Husqvarna, which is locally headquartered and a supportive member of the Charlotte community, has volunteered the services of employees and will work hand-in-hand with the Checkers throughout the duration of the program.
"It is extremely important for Husqvarna to volunteer in the community in which we do business," says John Marchionda, Vice President of marketing for Husqvarna. "Partnering with the Checkers on this initiative is a fantastic way to make a difference in our area."
The Checkers will host daily updates on their website, www.gocheckers.com, including write-ups, photos and video features, and the program will culminate with a presentation and video at their opening night game on Saturday, Oct. 15.
For more information on the program, email email@example.com or call 704-342-4423.
The Carolina Hurricanes and Winnipeg Jets will meet in an NHL preseason game, presented by Husqvarna, on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. at Time Warner Cable Arena. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com or the Time Warner Cable Arena box office.
The Checkers' home opener is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15 at Time Warner Cable Arena against the Peoria Rivermen. Season tickets and mini-plans are on sale now and start as low as $10 per game. Ticket information can be obtained by calling 704-342-4423 or visiting www.gocheckers.com.
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