The Colorado Avalanche will host its annual Military Appreciation Night at Pepsi Center on Wednesday, Feb. 26 against the Buffalo Sabres.
Kroenke Sports and Entertainment (KSE), along with co-presenters Anheuser-Busch, AAA Service and Phantom K9, will host three Military Appreciation games at Pepsi Center throughout the week. The Denver Nuggets host their game on Tuesday, Feb. 25 while the Colorado Mammoth's will be Saturday, Feb. 29.
Before and during the Avalanche, Nuggets and Mammoth matchups, KSE will recognize and thank military for their service to our country.
Fans can show their appreciation by purchasing tickets for the upcoming games at www.altitudetickets.com. At checkout for single game tickets, an option will be available to add $10 to the order that helps cover the cost of a ticket for a member of the military
KSE's Military Appreciation Week will include the following games and in-game recognitions:
Denver Nuggets vs Detroit Pistons-Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.
- AAA Service: Halftime military branch vs. branch dunk contest
- Phantom K9 handler and former/current military members will be on the court for starting line ups and the national anthem
Colorado Avalanche vs Buffalo Sabres-Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m.
- AAA Service: Military branch vs. branch shootout
- Phantom K9 handler and former/current military member interview during Avalanche Insight
- Ceremonial face-off including all military branches represented
Colorado Mammoth vs Philadelphia Wings-Saturday, Feb. 29 at 7:30 p.m.
- Pregame - K9 service dogs will be on field for anthem
- No concussion effects will be used by pyro team
- Halftime - a large swearing-In ceremony for future soldiers
- In-game recognition veterans from previous major conflicts
- Military-themed uniforms will be worn by Mammoth players through the game and will be auctioned off beginning on Monday, Feb. 24. The auction will end at halftime of the Mammoth game on Saturday, Feb. 29. To access the auction: Text Mammoth to 52182 or visit mammoth.getsure.com
How can fans contribute:
Folds of Honor 50/50 Raffle
Fans can purchase tickets for KSE's Folds of Honor Military Appreciation Week raffle. The week-long raffle, sponsored by Budweiser, will have a cumulative pot building over the course of three games. The winner will be drawn and announced at the conclusion of the Colorado Mammoth game on Saturday, Feb. 29.
A portion of the proceeds will go to Budweiser's charity of choice, Folds of Honor. An organization that provides educational scholarships to children and spouses of American's fallen and disabled service-members since 2007. Folds of Honor
To enter the 50/50 Raffle please visit: 5050Colorado.com. Tickets can also be purchased at all MilitaryAppreciation Games at Pepsi Center.
Avalanche Military Jersey Auction
Camo jerseys worn by Avalanche players during pre-game warm-ups for Wednesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres will be auctioned off with the auction closing at 8 p.m. MT on March 2. To access the auction: Text Avs to 52182 or visit www.avs.givesmart.com.
All One Team Hiring Expo
Date: Wednesday, Feb.26
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location: Pepsi Center - Club Level
This year, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment is proud to announce the inaugural All One Team Hiring Expo. An event that allows the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche and Colorado Mammoth the ability to connect directly with service members, veterans, and military spouses. Companies will have the opportunity to establish relationships with quality candidates who are looking for a switch in careers while helping change the lives of service members, members, and military spouses.
This event is free and is open to active duty service members, veterans, and military spouses. To sign up and see a comprehensive list of participating businesses please visit: https://kse.events/alloneteamjobfair.
With nearly 30 companies participating in the job fair, some of the businesses contributing are:
- AAA Service Plumbing, Heating, & Electric
- American West Construction
- Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office
- Brannan Sand & Gravel
- City of Westminster
- Delta Dental of Colorado
- Denver Sheriff Department
- Enterprise Holdings
- Janus Henderson Investors
- Jefferson County
- Kaiser Permanente
- Kroenke Sports & Entertainment
- Legends Hospitality
- Lockheed Martin
- Red Peak Properties
- Saratoga Casino
- Source Office and Technology
- UBS Financial Services
- Welch Equipment
- Welk Resorts
- Wyoming Department of Corrections