CHIEFS FIGHT CANCEROct 28, 2013 - 07:19 PDT
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane Chiefs forwards Mitch Holmberg, Liam Stewart and Mike Aviani are proud to donate to Susan G. Komen for the Cure during the 2013-14 Chiefs regular season.
For each goal Holmberg scores, he has chosen to donate $5. Aviani will also donate $5 for each of goal of his own. Stewart has chosen to donate $10 per goal this year.
The players have set up a donation webpage through Susan G. Komen to track their progress and invite fans to join their fundraiser. The Chiefs Fight Cancer page can be found here.
This fundraising challenge was inspired and created by the players themselves. The Spokane Chiefs Hockey Club is proud to support them toward their goal, as General Manager Tim Speltz has pledged to match the players' donations on behalf of the organization.
Holmberg is honoring his late grandmother, Theresa Campbell. Stewart is honoring his late close family friend, Karen Beebe. Finally, Aviani is honoring his close family friend, Kathy Barnes, a cancer survivor.
As of October 28, the players have combined for 35 goals (Holmberg 17, Aviani 14, Stewart 4) and $195 in goal-driven donations.
The Chiefs play two road games this week before returning home Saturday for a rematch with the Portland Winterhawks. The game will be the Washington Army National Guard Buck Night & CheerStix giveaway, as well both a Military and Faith Night. Any military or church member is eligible for a special group rate through the Chiefs office.
Tickets for Saturday and all Chiefs home games are available at the Chiefs ticket office, over the phone at (509) 535-PUCK, via TicketsWest outlets and online at www.ticketswest.com.