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Carkner And Hamel Launch Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Raffle

January 20, 2009 - American Hockey League (AHL)
Binghamton Senators News Release


BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Binghamton Senators' defenseman Matt Carkner and left-winger Denis Hamel have teamed for the second annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer raffle, with a goal of raising $10,000 to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

Like last year's raffle, only 500 raffle tickets are available at a cost of $50 per ticket. Tickets are available at each Binghamton Senators' home game on the concourse.

A total of 10 prizes will be awarded through the raffle, with the Grand Prize once again being $10,000. All ten winning raffle tickets will be drawn at the B-Sens' home game against Albany on Saturday, April 4 during the annual Face Off Against Cancer event.

The prize list is as follows:

Grand Prize $10,000

Second Prize $3,000

Third Prize $2,000

Fourth Prize 40' television, courtesy of BAE Systems

Fifth Prize Laptop computer with custom skin cover, courtesy of Red Barn Computers

Sixth Prize One B-Sens Skybox Night (2009-10 season)

Seventh Prize Two tickets to an Ottawa game (2009-10 season)

Eighth Prize One year membership to Court Jester

Ninth Prize Dinner with Matt Carkner & Denis Hamel

Tenth Prize A sports memorabilia basket with various merchandise

Carkner and Hamel developed the idea last season and were able to raise $10,000 for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer by selling all 500 raffle tickets. To purchase tickets for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer raffle, or for further information, please contact Christa Reese (director of community relations) at 722-7367.

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