Charity Partnership and much more...
All About the Kids!
PIHA Gateway and Variety The Children's Charity of St. Louis Form Partnership
Four special nights planned at PIHA Gateway games with Variety kids.
St. Louis, MO - January 16th, 2008 -
PIHA Gateway and Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis have formed a relationship. Variety is now the official charity of PIHA Gateway. Variety assists children with physical and mental disabilities in the Greater St. Louis region, EACH time they need assistance from infancy to the age of 21. Beginning next Saturday, each rink in St. Louis will be hosting a special Variety Night during a PIHA game. Variety kids will get to meet the players, watch some great hockey, and as a special treat the Variety Children's Choir will be singing the national anthem. "We are delighted about this new partnership," said Variety Executive Director Jan Albus. "It will be a lot of fun for our kids." "The PIHA players and management are extremely excited about welcoming Variety kids to the games and we are looking forward to making it an unforgettable night each time they come," added PIHA Gateway Director of Marketing and Public Relations David Garland.
The first Variety Club night is on January 26th at Midwest Sport Hockey. Subsequent nights include February 9th, March 14th, and April 12th. Make sure to grab a UPS Chuck-A-Puck on these special nights as all proceeds will be going to Variety. For more information on Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis, visit www.varietystl.org
Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis is the exclusive charity that serves children with physical and mental disabilities in the Greater St. Louis region, each time they need assistance, from
infancy to the age of 21. Variety reaches 200,000 children annually and is known around the world as the entertainment industry's charity.
Website Update: New Features Continue to be Added!
Fans logging onto www.pihagatewayhockey.com will notice some new features being added daily to the website that once completed will stand in front of the inline hockey world.
New features include:
-Photo galleries (credit to Jackie Smith, Kenny Daleo, and John and Susan Lawing for the amazing photos. Information on how to purchase photos is below)
-PIHA Gateway TV updates: Includes television interviews with David Garland and other players as well as a draft party clip featuring MANY PIHA Gateway players and families!
-Radio Show Online: In case you miss the weekly radio show "Get Inline: Your Source for Professional Inline Hockey in St. Louis" you can catch the show on the website.
...plus stats, standings, scores, new news features, and much, much more coming soon.
More information on our photographers:
Jackie Smith www.photos-by-jackie.com
John and Susan Lawing (Lawing Photography) www.collages.net Latest games:
The password for all of the sites is: 7405
Also a special thanks to Kenny Daleo who has been snapping some great photos as well.
Our photographers are excellent! Make sure to purchase photos of their sites and show your support.
A Look Ahead to NEXT WEEKEND (January 25th and 26th)
The first 500 fans to each game this weekend will get a great coupon from either CFM/Shell or On the Run Mobil!
Of course FREE 180 Energy drink will be provided for fans 13+ and UPS Chuck-A-Puck will make a splash with great prizes including a video-ready IPOD Nano!
Fri, Jan 25th: Police and Firemen Appreciation Night!
Friday January 25th at the Matteson Triplex
The Game: Midwest Tornados at St. Louis Cobras
The Times: 8:00 PM Pro with Minor Pro at 6:30 PM with AAA following Pro
The Fun: Police and Firemen will be on hand to hang out wit the kids who can meet real life hereos! Make sure to keep an eye out for the SPECIAL halftime show that will not be one to be missed.
Sat, Jan 26th: Variety Night **NOTE TIME CHANGE**
Saturday January 26th at Midwest Sport Hockey
The Game: River City Whalers at Midwest Tornados
The Times: Pro begins at 8:30 PM with Minor Pro at 7:00 PM and AAA following PRO! NOTE: Everything is ONE HOUR later than originally scheduled!
The Fun: Variety kids will be in the house to sing the national anthem and meet the players! All proceeds from Chuck-A-Puck will go directly to Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis.
Tickets to all games are only $5 with kids 8-and-under ALWAYS Free! Log onto www.pihagatewayhockey.com for more information!
PIHA Gateway Radio Show: "Get Inline: Your Source for Professional Inline Hockey in St. Louis will be LIVE at 2:00 PM THIS SUNDAY on 1380 AM (the show will return to the normal 1-2 PM Saturday slot the following week)!
Make sure to tune in and learn all about PIHA Gateway and other inline hockey around St. Louis and the United States with host David Garland. Make sure to call in and be LIVE on the air.
Fans can call in by dialing 314-969-1380 in St. Louis and 1-800-491-1380 nationwide!
SPECIAL TIME AND DAY THIS WEEKEND: 2-3 PM SUNDAY Janaury 20th! Topics include a look at youth hockey in the area and much, much more!
PIHA Gateway LLC was formed to create a highly organized, grassroots-based, entertaining and professional inline hockey league with the goals of developing a loyal fan base, introducing newcomers to inline hockey, growing the sport at all levels, supporting local communities, and bringing inline hockey to the next the level.
-Fan friendly AFFORDABLE sports experience
-Integrated media approach (Internet, TV, radio, Podcasting, Newsletters)
-Fun entertainment for families and fans of all ages
- High accessibility of professional athletes
-Support of local charities and organizations
-Supported by businesses that want to see our sport and community flourish
Visit our website at www.pihagatewayhockey.com
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