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3rd Annual “Neely SK8 Challenge”

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
BOSTON, MA – Beginning in February the Boston Bruins Foundation and the Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care are hosting the third Annual “Neely SK8 Challenge” skate-a-thon presented by Liberty Mutual. The Neely SK8 Challenge fundraiser will help raise funds for children battling cancer and their families. 

Bruins fans of all ages can register to skate at one of the five FMC participating rinks.  Each skate date will be a private Neely SK8 event. Skaters can create their very own personalized fundraising page for family and friends to make a pledge and to follow participants’ fundraising progress by visiting A complete list of skate dates and rink locations can be found below.

A number of prizes will be awarded throughout the Neely SK8 Challenge. Each skater will receive an official Neely SK8 Challenge t-shirt with his or her $8 dollar registration fee. The t-shirts will be distributed at each individual skate. The individual who raised the most money at each of the participating rinks will receive an official Cam Neely autographed jersey.

The top four SK8 fundraisers will receive four tickets to the Neely SK8 Challenge Winner’s Night at a Bruins game, where they will sit in a private suite and meet and greet current Bruins President Cam Neely. The highest fundraiser will receive autographed Bruins items, four tickets to the Neely SK8 Challenge Winner’s Night at a Bruins game, a meet-and-greet with Bruins President Cam Neely, the opportunity to high-five the Bruins team as they take the ice and to ride on the Zamboni or be a bench assistant during warm-ups.

Last year the Neely SK8 Challenge raised over $120,000.

Neely SK8 Challenge Schedule and Locations
  • Sunday, February 12, 2012,  Jim Roche Community Ice Arena, 1275 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132
  • Sunday, February 19, 2012, Chelmsford Forum, 2 Brick Kiln Rd, North Billerica, MA 01862
  • Sunday, February 26, 2012, Cronin Skating Rink, 850 Revere Beach Pkwy, Revere, MA 02151
  • Sunday, March 4, 2012, Armstrong Arena, 103 Long Pond Rd, Plymouth, MA 02360
  • Sunday, March 11, 2012, Navin Skating Arena, 451 Bolton St, Marlboro, MA 01752
The 2011-2012 Boston Bruins season is presented by the Massachusetts State Lottery.
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