by the moderators of Islander Mania
Islander Mania, the official message board of the New York Islanders, is proud to announce that we have signed with the Rexcorp Islanders Inspire program. From the New York Islanders website: “The Islanders Inspire program is an initiative developed by the Islanders following suggestions from long time corporate sponsors and season ticket holders. Together we realized that many of us continue to reflect on the experiences we had as children attending Islanders games or more recently as parents attending with our children. These game experiences have created a lifetime of memories for our families. Now we'd like to build a program that allows the Long Island business community the opportunity to create those same memories for thousands of children on Long Island that might not otherwise get the chance.”
The genesis of Islander Mania's involvement began on July 9th at the press conference to welcome Bill Guerin, Mike Comrie, Ruslan Fedotenko & John Sim to the Islanders family. On that day Bill Guerin & Mike Comrie announced that they would “kick start” the Islanders Inspire program by agreeing to sponsor 50 children for every Islander home game. Upon hearing the news, the Islander Mania staff was inspired. We knew at that moment that we would make a commitment to the program simply because, “We're all Islanders.”
Once the commitment was made all that needed be done was to decide who Islander Mania would sponsor. With autism on the rise and the impact it has had on the personal lives of some of the Islander Mania staff, the choice of what organization to sponsor was a simple one. Islander Mania is proud to sponsor QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community). From the QSAC website: “QSAC is an award winning non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to persons with autism and/or pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) throughout New York City and Long Island.” The children from QSAC will be in attendance for the Kids Opening Day game on Monday.
As part of the Rexcorp Islanders Inspire package the New York Islanders will provide Islander Mania with 4 VIP tickets as well as VIP parking for a game sometime in November (subject to change). Also, in a display of true partnership the New York Islanders have provided Islander Mania with 4 additional VIP seats and parking passes! As such, Islander Mania is happy to announce that all 8 VIP seats and VIP parking passes will be raffled off exclusively to Islander Mania members in the coming month!
Please check back often as details for this raffle / ticket giveaway will be posted shortly on www.islandermania.com,
the official message board of The New York Islanders and a proud sponsor of Rexcorp Islanders Inspire.