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Sting Training Camp Highlighted by 14th Annual Black & White Game in Support of United Way Sarnia-Lambton

August 14, 2019 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Sarnia Sting News Release

The Sarnia Sting are set to host their annual Black & White Game in support of the United Way Sarnia Lambton on Wednesday, August 28. 2019 7:05 PM EST at Progressive Auto Sales Arena.

The Annual inter squad game will feature a number of current Sting players and Sting prospects vying for a roster spot.

Heading into its 14th year, the Black and White game is the official kickoff to the Sarnia Sting season and the opportunity for United Way Sarnia-Lambton to announce their fundraising goal for the year. Since its inception the Sting have helped raise an estimated $45,000 to help local United-Way programming.

The campaign officially kicks off on September 10, 2019 with the Day of Caring.

Executive Director, Dave Brown comments on behalf of the United Way regarding the partnership, "We are grateful to the Sarnia Sting and of course their fans, for their continuing to support our community through the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. The black-and-white game has been an unofficial campaign kick off for a decade or more, where pre-campaign awareness of the United Way campaign, and the monies raised are vital to our overall success, and a key component to our strategy."

"We are proud of our history with the Sarnia Sting organization; each person that has come out to a Black and White game in the past 13 years has made an impact on this community. The donations that we receive will help fund over 30 programs and services in Sarnia-Lambton that have a direct impact on the lives of youth, families and seniors."

Admission is free of charge for the annual Black and White game, however donations upon entry are greatly appreciated . Proceeds from the 50/50 draw, Jersey raffle, and lineup sheet sales going back to the United Way.


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