BOSTON, MA – The Boston Bruins Foundation will host a variety of events throughout the month of July to help raise money for the 2009 Boston Bruins Foundation Pan-Massachusetts Challenge Bike Team. The events range from a wine tasting to a harbor cruise and motorcycle ride. All of the event details are listed below:
Event: Jeff Hayes Cape Cod Celebration When: Wednesday, July 15, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Where: Sandwich Taverna, 290 Route 130, Sandwich, MA 02563 The Boston Bruins Foundation Pan–Mass Challenge 2009 Bike Team plans to ride in honor of their “Pedal Partner” Jeff Hayes, who passed away in 2007 from Ewing’s Sarcoma. On Wednesday, July 15, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Sandwich Taverna (290 Route 130, Sandwich, MA 02563) the Boston Bruins Foundation is hosting a fundraiser in honor of Jeff Hayes. Bruins fans and PMC supporters in attendance will enjoy live music, food, drinks, raffle prizes and giveaways from the Boston Bruins and Vineyard Vines. There will be a $10 cover at the door.
Event: Capital Grille Wine Tasting When: Monday, July 20, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Where: Capital Grille 359 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02115 On Monday, July 20, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., the Capital Grille (359 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02115) is hosting a party for the Boston Bruins Foundation in their private Wine Room where Bruins fans can sample select wines and taste assorted culinary creations. Tickets cost $30 and are available for purchase by calling or emailing Diana Trueheart at (617) 262-8900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event: Boston Harbor Sunset Cruise When: Wednesday, July 22, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Where: World Trade Center Pier 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA 02110 On Wednesday, July 22, Bruins fans will set sail aboard the M/V Provincetown II cruise ship from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. departing from the World Trade Center Pier (200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA 02110). While onboard, Bruins fans will enjoy dancing and the fun-filled music of New England performer Jim Plunkett. The cruise will also provide fans with the opportunity to interact with Bruins alumni including the Director of Development of the Boston Bruins Foundation Bob Sweeney, Rick Middleton, Shawn McEachern, Lyndon Byers and Gary Doak. Tickets to the event can be purchased at www.bostonbruins.com. Tickets will cost $25 for the general public and $20 for season ticket holders. The event is 21+ and valid identification will be needed at the door.
Event: Rally for a Cure Motorcycle Ride When: Sunday, July 26 and registration begins at 9 a.m. Where: Nashua Harley, 717 Milford Road, Merrimack, NH 03054 On Sunday, July 26, Bruin hog heads will hop aboard their motorcycles in the second annual Rally for a Cure motorcycle ride. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at Nashua Harley in Merrimack, New Hampshire (717 Milford Road, Merrimack, NH 03054). The ride will begin at 11 a.m. and finish after a 16-mile trek to Manchester Harley-Davidson Buell (115 John E Devine Drive, Manchester, NH 03103). Following the event, riders will be treated to an afternoon barbeque, live entertainment and a chance to meet Bruins alumni. Fans will also have a chance to win Bruins tickets and autographed memorabilia. One rider costs $30, while an additional passenger costs $20.
The 2009 Boston Bruins Foundation team will follow the two-day, 192-mile route runs from Sturbridge to Provincetown. The Boston Bruins Foundation has participated in the Pan-Mass Challenge for the past four years and raised over $450,000.
About the Boston Bruins Foundation The Boston Bruins Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation whose mission is to assist charitable organizations that demonstrate a strong commitment to enhancing the quality of life for children throughout New England. Since its inception in July 2003 by the Jacobs Family, it has raised more than $4 million dollars through a series of fundraising events. The Foundation, which provides grants to organizations that meet the standards of its mission, concentrates on athletics, academics, health, and community outreach programs that assist in helping enrich the lives of children throughout New England.