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Neely Sk8 Challenge Starts Jan. 30

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
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BOSTON, MA - Beginning the weekend of January 30 and continuing throughout the month of February, the Boston Bruins Foundation and the Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care are hosting the First 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 or more of the 23 FMC participating rinks. A complete list of skate dates and rink locations can be found below. Skaters can create their very own personalized fundraising page for family and friends to pledge and follow participants fundraising progress at here.

A number of prizes will be awarded throughout the Neely SK8 Challenge. Every skater raising $50.00 will receive and official Neely SK8 Challenge t-shirt. The individual raising the most money at each of the participating rinks will receive an official Cam Neely autographed jersey. The top four skate-a-thon fundraisers will receive four tickets to a Bruins game where they will sit in a private suite and meet and greet current Bruins Vice President Cam Neely. In addition to the tickets, the highest fundraiser will receive  a meet and greet with current Bruins Vice President Cam Neely, the opportunity to high-five the Bruins team as they take the ice, ride on the Zamboni and autographed Bruins items.

In addition, Cam Neely, current Boston Bruins, additional Bruins Alumni, Ice Girls and Blades, the Bruins mascot, will be visiting rinks throughout the month.

Neely SK8 Challenge Schedule and Location:

January 30
Location: Burlington Ice Palace, 36 Ray Ave. Burlington, MA 01862
Time: 2:20 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

January 30
Location: Jim Roche Community Rink, 1275 VFW Pkwy West Roxbury, MA 02132
Time: 2:40 p.m.-4:40 p.m.

January 31
Location: Porazzo Memorial Rink, Constitution Beach Boston, MA 02108
Time: 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.


January 31
Location: West Suburban Arena, 35 Windsor Ave. Natick, MA 01760
Time: 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

January 31
Location: Cronin Memorial Rink, 850 Revere Beach Pkwy Revere, MA 02151
Time: 2:40 p.m.-4:40 p.m.

February 6
Location: Buffone Arena, 284 Lake Ave. Worcester, MA 01604
Time: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

February 6
Location: Horgan Arena, 400 Oxford St. N. Auburn, MA 01501
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00p.m.

February 6
Location: Veteran’s Arena, 910 Panther Way Franklin, MA 02038
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

February 6
Location: Navin Arena, 451 Bolton St. Marlboro, MA 01752
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

February 7
Location: Wallace Civic Center, 1000 John Fitch Way Fitchburg, MA 01420
Time: 2:40 p.m.-4:10 p.m.

February 7
Location: Veteran’s Arena, 45 Veterans Dr. Gardner, MA 01440
Time: 2:40 p.m.-4:40 p.m.

February 14
Location: Moylan Arena, 5 Barr Ave. Greenfield, MA 01301
Time: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

February 14
Location: Smead Ice Arena at Blunt Park, 1780 Roosevelt Ave. Springfield, MA 01104
Time: 2:40 p.m.-4:40 p.m.

February 16
Location: Buffone Arena, 284 Lake Ave. Worcester, MA 01604
Time: 10:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m.

February 16
Location: Horgan Arena, 400 Oxford St. N. Auburn, MA 01501
Time: 11:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

February 17
Location: Veteran’s Arena, 910 Panther Way Franklin, MA 02038
Time: 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

February 17
Location: Navin Arena, 451 Bolton St. Marlboro, MA 01752
Time: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

February 20
Location: Armstrong Arena, 103 Long Pond Rd. Plymouth, MA 02360
Time: 1:40 p.m.-3:40 p.m.

February 21
Location: Hetland Arena, 310 Hathaway Blvd. New Bedford, MA 02740
Time: 2:10 p.m.-4:10 p.m.

February 21
Location: ASIAF Arena, Forest Avenue Extension Brockton, MA 02301
Time: 2:40 p.m.-4:40 p.m.

February 21
Location: Aleixo Arena, 1 Gordon Owen Riverway Tauton, MA 02780
Time: 2:40 p.m.-4:40 p.m.

February 21
Location: Driscoll Arena, 272 Elsbree St. Fall River, MA 02720
Time: 2:40 p.m.-4:40 p.m.

February 28
Location: Allied Veterans Memorial Rink, 65 Elm St. Everett, MA 02149
Time: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

February 28
Location: Chelmsford Forum, 2 Brick Kiln Rd. North Billerica, MA 01862
Time: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

February 28
Location: Connery Memorial Rink, 190 Shepard St. Lynn, MA 01902
Time: 2:10 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

February 28
Location: Simoni Ice Skating Arena, 155 Gore St. Cambridge, MA 02146
Time: 2:40 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
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