Crunch Kick off Anti-Bullying Campaign

Syracuse Crunch

February 5, 2013 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Syracuse Crunch

News Release

Syracuse, NY- The Syracuse Crunch are launching an anti-bullying campaign at Syracuse-area elementary schools.

The program brings Syracuse Crunch players to speak with elementary school students to encourage bullying awareness and prevention while stressing the importance of respect and teamwork. After the assembly, students will have the opportunity to sign an anti-bullying pledge. Students agreeing to the pledge will be eligible to receive a free ticket for an upcoming Crunch game this season.

A partial list of the schools and Crunch players participating in each program is below:

Tuesday, Feb. 5 - Groton Elementary - Jared Nightingale and Alex Killorn

Wednesday, Feb. 6 - Bellevue Elementary - Tyler Johnson and JP Cote

Thursday, Feb. 7 - Ed Smith Elementary - Eric Neilson and JT Wyman

Schools interested in joining the Crunch anti-bullying campaign may contact the Crunch office for more information by calling 315-473-4444.

Season tickets and single game tickets can be purchased either in person at the Crunch Box Office located at 800 South State Street in Syracuse, or by calling the office at (315) 473-4444. For all the latest Crunch information and updates, fans can visit the team's official website at www.syracusecrunch.com or follow the club on Facebook at (www.facebook.com/syracusecrunch) and on Twitter at (@syracusecrunch).

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