Philadelphia Flyers founder and Comcast-Spectacor Chairman Ed Snider will be honored at this year's Philadelphia Flyers Alumni Tribute Dinner at the Borgata Resort and Spa in Atlantic City, NJ on Monday, September 18. This night pays tribute to Snider and his years with the Philadelphia Flyers from his colleagues, family and friends.
Guest speakers scheduled to attend include National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman, Flyers General Manager Bob Clarke, legendary Flyers goaltender Bernie Parent, Comcast-Spectacor President and Chief Operating Officer Peter Luukko, President and Chief Operating Officer of Comcast SportsNet Jack Williams and New Jersey Devils President Lou Lamoriello.
"Ed Snider is one of the most respected visionaries and entrepreneurs in the world of sports and entertainment," said Comcast-Spectacor President Peter Luukko. "Locally, he has been the model of sports ownership in Philadelphia, having created the Flyers 40 years ago. He has grown Comcast-Spectacor into a nationally recognized leader in the sports and entertainment industry. Having worked for Ed for more than 20 years, it is an honor for me to personally acknowledge his accomplishments during the tribute dinner at the Borgata."
Individual tickets can be purchased for $400.00 each and include an Alumni cocktail reception, dinner and one (1) room for an overnight stay at the Borgata for the evening of September 18 (tax deductible portion is $200.00 per person). Tables of eight can be purchased for $3000.00 and include an Alumni cocktail reception, dinner and eight (8) rooms for an overnight stay (tax deductible portion is $1500.00).
The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. and the dinner and tribute will begin at 7:30 p.m. To order tickets or for more information, contact Kathi Gillin by phone at (215) 836-0736 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The event will be hosted by Philadelphia Flyers and Comcast SportsNet broadcaster, Steve Coates.
Net proceeds benefit Katie's Krusaders, the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation and the Jenny Barber Scholarship Fund at the Art Institute of Philadelphia's Culinary School.