Stars Raise Over $23,000 for Charities Through Military WeekendMar 15, 2012
Hockey Team to Honor Military Families, Raise Funds for Charity
Cedar Park, TX – The Texas Stars, in conjunction with the Texas Stars Foundation, announced on Thursday that the organizations raised more than $23,000 to support area charities during Military Appreciation weekend held on March 9th and 10th, 2012.
Fans in attendance at the weekend games showed their support via participation in Chuck-a-Puck and mystery puck fundraisers, as well as through the purchase of specialty game-worn camouflage jerseys. Fans were offered the opportunity to bid on the jersey worn by their favorite player as the Texas Stars hosted the San Antonio Rampage. Each jersey winner also received a meet-and-greet with the player after the game and the opportunity for photographs and autographs.
With the support of presenting sponsor United Heritage Credit Union, season ticket holders, and individual supporters, the Texas Stars donated nearly 2,000 tickets for military families to attend the game. Active duty soldiers and Veterans from all branches of the military attended Friday and Saturday’s game and enjoyed activities and military-oriented presentations with help from the Texas Army National Guard.
As part of the Texas Stars’ ongoing commitment to supporting our nation’s heroes, Roger Beasley Audi sponsors a Military Salute for every home game for the entirety of the 2011-2012 regular season. During each home game, the salute recognizes the outstanding efforts of a current soldier or veteran and provides complimentary tickets and parking courtesy of Roger Beasley Audi.
The Stars take on the Oklahoma City Barons on Friday, March 16th at 7:30 p.m. Friday’s game, presented by Best Buy, is a 3-2-1 night featuring $3 domestic drafts, $2 sodas and $1 hot dogs. The first 2,500 fans to Friday’s game will receive a player magnet courtesy of Time Warner Cable. The Stars remain home for a 7:00 p.m. faceoff against the Barons on Saturday, March 17th. Saturday features the State Farm Family Four Pack, consisting of four tickets, four sodas, and four hot dogs starting at $48. The first 2,500 fans at Saturday’s game will also receive a Texas Stars t-shirt, presented by CTRMA.
Individual tickets for all games are on sale now. Tickets are available online at www.TexasStarsHockey.com or by calling 512.GO.STARS (467.8277). 2012-13 season seat packages are on sale now. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com. Anyone interested in purchasing season tickets, suites, group tickets or mini-plans may call the Texas Stars front office.