On Wednesday, December 8, the Huntsville Sting U11 girls hockey team will face off against the OPP for a good cause.
The charity game is a fundraiser for United Way Simcoe Muskoka, organized by the OPP and the Huntsville Girls Hockey Association.
Santa will be in attendance, and Nathalie Rivard, a former member of the Canadian women’s national hockey team and three-time world champion, will be motivating the kids before the game as well as playing for the OPP.
The puck drops at 5:30 p.m. at the Don Lough.
Admission is $5 and there will be a post-game BBQ donated by the Rotary Club of Huntsville. All proceeds support United Way of Simcoe Muskoka.
United Way Simcoe Muskoka is currently funding six multi-year, cross-sector collaborative projects across the communities it supports.
In Muskoka, the organization supports Circles Muskoka, which brings together individuals living in low-income (Leaders) and community members keen to help (Allies). Circles Muskoka enables one-on-one friendships where Allies support Leaders with goals and skill-building, and Leaders provide Allies with a new perspective and lessons of their own. The project fosters creates relationships across economic boundaries to help move people out of poverty and into opportunity. Learn more about Circles Muskoka here.
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