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NEWS Checkers to Host Carolina Football Night Benefiting

November 7, 2017 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Charlotte Checkers News Release

CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Checkers today announced that the team will host Carolina Football Night benefiting the Cam Newton Foundation on Thursday, Dec. 21.

During that night's 7 p.m. game against the Hershey Bears, the entire Checkers team will wear Cam Newton Foundation jerseys that the NFL quarterback helped design. Immediately following the game, the jerseys will be sold in a live auction with proceeds benefiting the Cam Newton Foundation. An artist's rendition of the jerseys is attached to this release.

Started in 2012, the Cam Newton Foundation serves as Cam's charitable platform and supports strategic initiatives, programs and events in the Charlotte and Atlanta communities. The CNF operates under the mantra "EVERY 1 MATTERS." The Foundation platforms are:

EVERY 1 LEARNS: Enhancing youth education and academics EVERY 1 PLAYS: Highlighting the importance of physical fitness, nutrition and health in youth EVERY 1 GIVES: Fostering holiday outreach and community service Individual tickets for Carolina Football Night benefiting the Cam Newton Foundation are on sale now and can be purchased via Ticketmaster or the Bojangles' Coliseum box office. Information on group outings or other ticket options can be found at gocheckers.com or by contacting a Checkers ticket representative at (704) 342-4423 or tickets@gocheckers.com.

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