Marquette Royales Hockey Team Set To “Skate For Life”
Marquette Royales Asst. Head Coach Cliff Cook and GLR Sales Exec Jim Parks with one of the team jerseys up for auction.
Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Royales are teaming up with U.P. Run for Life and the Superior Health Foundation this weekend for the inaugural Skate for Life weekend at Lakeview Arena to raise money to assist transplant patients in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with medical costs, prescription and mileage expenses.
Royales Head Coach Mike Stanaway and Assistant Head Coach Cliff Cook visited The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the series.
The coaches told Sports Director Mike Plourde that the two-day event is part of a three-game home series for the Royales against the Wisconsin Rampage.
Skate for Life fundraiser activities will take place during the first two games of the weekend on Friday and Saturday.
The weekend is also featuring a silent auction of donations from businesses around the U.P., highlighted by the auction of special Royales jerseys designed just for this event.
The silent auction for player’s jerseys is currently in progress at www.marquetteroyales.com, some of the players jerseys will also be part of a live auction following Saturday night’s game.
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