The Washington Capitals Alumni Association (WCAA) and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation announced today the third-annual Bourbon & Cigar Event benefitting the Washington Capitals Alumni Association High School Scholarship Fund, to be held Monday, June 24, from 7-10 p.m. at Top of the Town in Arlington, Va.
To purchase tickets, visit WashCaps.com/AlumniFundraiser. Fans must be 21 and older to attend.
The cocktail event will feature a variety of bourbon and whiskey tastings and custom drinks, including Goose Island Bourbon County Stout, courtesy of Anheuser Busch. Premium hors d'oeuvres will be served as guests mingle with former Capitals players while taking in the 360 degree view of Washington D.C., on Top of the Town's premier rooftop.
All guests will receive a custom leather coaster set in addition to a complimentary cigar, courtesy of Signature Cigars. A selection of additional cigars will be available to sample and purchase throughout the evening.
This year's event will include a live auction featuring experience packages with Capitals alumni. Proceeds from the auction will be used to provide a scholarship opportunity to a select student-athlete from each of the five high school hockey leagues in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area on behalf of the WCAA.
Participating alumni will be announced at a later date.
A limited number of presale tickets will be available to Capitals Season Ticket Members starting Friday, May 27, at 10 a.m. Tickets cost $250. Public on sale of tickets will be available on Tuesday, May 28, at 10 a.m.
MSE Foundation is committed to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and focuses on the following five pillars to maximize its impact and engagement with the community: youth basketball, football and hockey; education and scholarship; pediatric health and fitness; military and veterans' affairs; and hunger and homelessness. For more information visit MonumentalFoundation.org.
The WCAA brings together the Capitals organization past to serve as goodwill ambassadors in the community for the future. The WCAA focuses on supporting each other and the growth of the sport throughout the metropolitan area through their involvement in the Learn to Play and the teams' high school hockey initiatives. For more information visit WashingtonCaps.com/alumni.