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Fans Experience Allen Americans Hockey at New Level

March 15, 2013 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Allen Americans News Release

Allen,Texas - Two lucky Allen Americans fans had the experience of a lifetime traveling to Rapid City, South Dakota, last weekend to watch the Allen Americans take on the Rapid City Rush.

Mike and Debbie Holum, owners of Other Side Landscaping and sponsors of Allen Americans Hockey, put together a trip working with the Allen Americans fan club, awarding two lucky fans a ride on the Holum's private jet to Rapid City on Saturday, March 9th. The lucky winners Jason and Crista Browkaw were selected via a drawing and on-ice contest at the Allen Americans game on March 2nd.

"We wanted to send you a thank you for such an awesome experience last weekend," said Americans fan Jason Brokaw. "We were treated like rock stars and you were full of surprises around every turn. It was first class all the way from beginning to end and I believe that's a tribute to your character and ethics. We will be in contact with Samantha Cuppan soon and will be joining the family of season ticket holders."

Samantha Cuppan is a first year Ticket Sales Rep with the Allen Americans, and accompanied the Holums and Brokaws on the trip. Samantha won a sales contest in the month of February to earn a seat on the charter.

After a limo ride to and from the airport, the five passengers returned to McKinney airport just a little over two hours after an Americans 3-2 win over Rapid City. What the passengers didn't know is they would have company on the charter back, as both Richard Matvichuk and Darryl Bootland accompanied the other five back to Texas.

"Debbie and I were honored to share this experience this with the contest winners," said Holum. "It's a great thing when two organizations (Other Side Landscaping, and Allen Americans) can collaborate in such a way to give this type of experience. Look for more special promotions in the coming weeks as we will reveal what we have up our sleeves for the upcoming playoff run."

The Americans begin their fourth year of post-season play later this month with the team guaranteed home-ice advantage in round one. Get playoff tickets NOW or call 972-912-1000.

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