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7th Annual Pastor Don's Christmas Hamper Night

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December 05, 2017 - 10:16 AM

The West Kelowna Warriors Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce that the 7th annual Pastor Don’s Christmas Hamper Night will take place on Saturday, December 9th against the Trail Smoke Eaters.

The night has been a big success since it’s inception in 2010 as the cash donations during the game will be used to purchase groceries and deliver the goods to needy families in West Kelowna to provide an opportunity to have a holiday meal.

“It is an honour as the Warriors chaplain to coordinate our 7th annual West Kelowna Warriors Christmas Hamper Night,” commented Warriors chaplain and Pastor Don Richmond, “At our home game on December 9th, we will collect funds that will be used to purchase groceries for 50 hampers, which will be delivered to needy families in West Kelowna.”

“I am very grateful for the wonderful support toward this hamper program that has been shown by the Warriors faithful fan base in the past,” Richmond continued, “I am confident that this year, we will have success at our Christmas Hamper night.”

The Warriors will be collecting cash donations on Saturday night when West Kelowna hosts Trail for the second time this season and the third game of their season series. To go along with the cash donations, one dollar from every game ticket will go towards Don’s Christmas Hamper Program. Puck drop is slated for 7:00 PM with tickets available for purchase online at wkw.goticketpro.com, at the Warriors office, by calling (250) 769-7051 or at the box office one hour ahead of the opening face-off.

The Warriors are back in action on Friday night when they make the short trip to the South Okanagan Events Centre for the final time in the regular season to face-off against the Penticton Vees. Puck drop at the SOEC is scheduled for 7:00 PM with the pre-game show starting at 6:45 PM on the Warriors Internet Network and HockeyTV.com with the voice of the Warriors, Trevor Miller.

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