VEGAS (November 6, 2019) - Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced today, November 6, that the team will host Military Appreciation Knight on Wednesday, November 13, when the Golden Knights face the Chicago Blackhawks at 7 p.m. PT at T-Mobile Arena.
The Golden Knights will wear specialty camouflage jerseys during warmups that will be signed and auctioned off during the game. All proceeds of the auction and 51/49 raffle that night will benefit the Folded Flag Foundation.
Deryk Engelland's Foundation, Engo's Heroes, will host a veteran through Veterans Village at the game, and the Golden Knights will host military members from Creech Air Force Base. Current and past military members will be honored throughout the night in recognition of their service.
As part of the VGK Worldwide initiative, Golden Knights fans can donate a VGK Worldwide membership box to a deployed U.S. military member for $100 plus $20 flat rate shipping by clicking here. Membership includes a custom kit in the mail with specialty premium items showcasing an exclusive logo, as well as access to a #VGKWorldwide Facebook Group open only to members. Inside the box, fans will receive a hat, flag, t-shirt, luggage tag, aluminum water bottle, poker chip, playing cards and lapel pin. This special VGK Worldwide military promotion is set to run through the end of 2019 or as long as supplies last.
The game will be presented by Diamond Resorts, a global leader in the hospitality, vacation ownership and entertainment industries.
"We are honored to partner with the Vegas Golden Knights to present this special night for military members, veterans and their families," said Mike Flaskey, Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Resorts. "We are forever thankful to the brave men and women who serve our country."
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