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JETS Salute to Service Weekend

October 31, 2017 - North American Hockey League (NAHL) - Janesville Jets News Release

JANESVILLE, WI - The Janesville Jets have finalized details for their second annual Salute to Service weekend, next Friday and Saturday, November 10th and 11th versus Springfield Jr. Blues. All veterans and active duty military are welcome to attend each night free of charge, plus one guest.

Thanks to corporate partner M3 Insurance, the Jets will again wear specialty camo uniforms for each game of the series. The jerseys will be auctioned via the DASH Auction mobile app with proceeds benefiting local organizations Vets Roll and Housing 4 Our Vets.

"I'm thrilled to have this opportunity to recognize those who have served, and give back to local veterans groups," said Kevin Meegan, director of community outreach. "As a community-focused organization, holding events like this is part of our mission. I want to personally thank our community partners, Vets Roll, Housing 4 Our Vets, and the National Guard for making this possible."

Vets Roll and Housing 4 Our Vets will each benefit from the weekend's jersey auction and bartending tips.

"We are honored to be part of the Salute to Service weekend," said Brad Winchester, account executive at M3. "All of us have family, friends, and co-workers who have served and we deeply appreciate everything they've done."

Supporters can bid live on camo jerseys straight from their phone with the DASH Auction app. Download the app by visiting www.dashapp.io in your mobile browser, texting "DASH" to 66866, or by searching "DASH auction" in your app store. The auction will begin on Friday when doors open at 6:00pm CST.

Other weekend features include ceremonial puck drops, presenting of colors, and multiple recognitions of veterans and active duty military members in attendance.

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