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Syracuse Crunch Accepting Nominations for Grandparent of the Year

February 19, 2019 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Syracuse Crunch News Release

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Syracuse Crunch have partnered with Loretto to honor grandparents with the inaugural Grandparent of the Year award.

The Grandparent of the Year award gives friends and family the opportunity to honor and thank all grandparents. Fans can nominate grandparents by explaining in 300 words or less why their grandparent is the most deserving. Nominations for Grandparent of the Year can be submitted here through Friday, March 22. Nominees should live in the Syracuse area.

Every nominated grandparent will receive a ticket for a regular season April home game of their choosing. The winning Grandparent of the Year will also be recognized in-game and receive a personalized Crunch jersey and prize pack, courtesy of Loretto. All Grandparents of the Year nominees will be contacted once submissions close.

Loretto is a leader in comprehensive healthcare services in Central New York. As the fourth largest healthcare provider and the sixth largest employer in the region, the 2,500 exceptional people at Loretto's 19 locations deliver extraordinary care to close to 10,000 people of all ages, income levels, and care needs in Onondaga and Cayuga counties each year. From adult day programs and short-term rehabilitation, to the home-like settings in its assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities, Loretto is actively investing in its employees, in medical research, and in new technologies to improve care in our community, Making Every Day Extraordinary. Loretto: exceptional people. Extraordinary care.

Single game tickets and packages for the 2018-19 season are on sale now and can be purchased in person at the Crunch office located inside the War Memorial Arena at 800 S. State St. in Syracuse, by calling the office at 315-473-4444 or online through Ticketmaster. For the latest Crunch news, visit or follow the club on Facebook (, Twitter (@SyracuseCrunch) and Instagram (@syracusecrunch) using #SyrCrunch.

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