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Posted: November 6, 2017

Local business backs ICE Education Fund

The Kootenay ICE, in partnership with Spring Honda, is excited to launch limited edition Kootenay ICE licence plate frames.

One thousand Kootenay ICE license plate frames have been graciously donated to the Kootenay ICE by Spring Honda.

The plate frames are available for a minimum $10 donation to the ICE Education Fund, which supports the post-secondary education of all Kootenay ICE players. This year there are a total of 18 players benefiting from full scholarships via the ICE Education Fund.

Matt Cockell

The Education Fund is solely funded by the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club for the benefit of ICE players and 100% of all the proceeds go directly to the players post-secondary education.

“We are very thankful to Spring Honda for their continued support of the ICE, the community and our players,” said Matt Cockell, President and General Manager. “The ICE Education Fund requires some significant support immediately; we are confident that the community will get behind this initiative and that it will encourage other initiatives in support of our players education.”

The limited edition plate frames will be available November 17, from 6-9 p.m. at the ICE game against the Red Deer Rebels. They will be located on the concourse at Western Financial Place.

After November 17, the remaining ICE licence plate frames will be available at the ICE Gear Store during regular office hours.

Contributions can be made at all home games in the ICE Education Fund donation box or by contacting the ICE office at [email protected].

The following players are currently benefiting from the ICE Education Fund to pursue their post-secondary education:

University of Alberta
Luke Philp

Tanner Faith

University of British Columbia
Tanner Faith
Austin Vetterl

University of Calgary
Matt Alfaro

University of Manitoba
Jordyn Boyd
Zach Franko

Mount Royal University
Wyatt Hofflin
Tanner Muth

University of Northern British Columbia
Austin Gray

Zak Zborosky

University of Regina
Jeff Hubic
Zach McPhee
Troy Murray
Zak Zborosky

University of Saskatchewan
Levi Cable
Collin Shirley

St. Francis Xavier University
Jagger Dirk

Red Deer College
Jayden Sittler

SAIT Polytechnic
Kyle O’Connor

The next home game for the ICE is Friday, November 10 against the Prince Albert Raiders. Puck drop is 7 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at ICEcountry.ca or at the ICE Gear Store at Western Financial Place.

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