ICE sticks helping EKFH raise funds

(From left) Mackenzie Skapski, Brian Clifford (Board Member of EKFH) and family, Brock Montgomery. - Photo submitted
(From left) Mackenzie Skapski, Brian Clifford (Board Member of EKFH) and family, Brock Montgomery.
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Jeff Chynoweth, General Manager of the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club, today announced the ICE will be helping raise money for the East Kootenay Foundation for Health.

On Wednesday, November 28th when the ICE host the Edmonton Oil Kings, the team will be using ice cube sticks during warm up and in the first period of the game. The sticks will be auctioned off in a silent auction during the game behind Section U with all the money raised going to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health.. The winning bidders will receive their ice cube sticks after the game from the ICE Players.

Tickets to the game on Wednesday, November 28th at 7:00 pm are on sale now at the Kootenay ICE Office or by calling 250-417-0322.

East Kootenay Foundation for Health is a public charitable foundation and non-profit society. Its mission is to provide funding to assist the East Kootenay Regional Hospital and other community health care facilities in meeting the needs of the region.

Presently EKFH holds over 30+ funds in trust for hospitals and health care facilities located in the East Kootenay Region. The foundation is run by a volunteer board of directors and welcomes interest for board and/or volunteer positions. To learn more about the foundation visit or contact Donna Grainger, Executive Director at 250 489-6481, toll-free 1-877-489-6481 or email:

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