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Hockey Helps Kids Returns for Third NHL Season

Program announces four participating junior high schools for its 2017-18 campaign

by Press Release / OilersFoundation.ca

(Edmonton, AB) - Hockey Helps Kids, an exciting philanthropic initiative which made its debut in 2015-16, returns for a third season as a key program for the Edmonton Oilers upcoming 2017-18 National Hockey League (NHL) season. Hockey Helps Kids is a fun and innovative charity competition which brings together local schools, charities and the Edmonton Oilers to raise awareness and funds for a variety of local non-profit organizations. 

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Chief Wilton Littlechild honoured by Governor General

Oilers Foundation Board Member Chief Wilton Littlechild honoured by Governor General for Outstanding Indigenous Leadership

by Press Release / OilersFoundation.ca

(Edmonton, AB) - Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) Board Member Chief Wilton Littlechild C.M., A.O.E., M.S.C, Q.C., was honoured with the prestigious Meritorious Service Cross (Civil Division) in recognition of outstanding Indigenous leadership by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. Littlechild, along with 28 other recipients, were recognized at a ceremony in Ottawa yesterday. 

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OEG announces first pair of 2017 Celebrity Pro-Am participants

Fans have opportunity to walk the Windermere with Wayne Gretzky and Glen Sather at Oil Country Championship

by Press Release / OilersFoundation.ca

(Edmonton, AB) - Hitting the links! Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) announced today two heavy hitters in the celebrity lineup teeing off alongside Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada professionals during the 2nd Annual Celebrity Pro-Am. This exciting event helps kick off the Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON tournament week to be played at Edmonton's Windermere Golf and Country Club on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

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Grant Fuhr returns as Honorary Chair for Oil Country Championship

Oilers Hall-of-Famer to represent 2nd annual Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada event

by Press Release / OilersFoundation.ca

(Edmonton, AB) - Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) announced today that Oilers legend and Hall-of-Fame goaltender Grant Fuhr will be returning as the Honorary Tournament Chair for the Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON. A returning official event on the Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada, the 2nd annual Oil Country Championship will be hosted at Edmonton's Windermere Golf and Country Club from July 31 to August 6, 2017.

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50/50 Rollover

The EOCF will be carrying forward the unclaimed 50/50 prize of $76,125 to the Oilers first home playoff game.

by Staff / OilersFoundation.ca

The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) will be carrying forward the unclaimed 50/50 prize of $76,125 from March 25, 2017 to the Oilers first home playoff game on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Ticket holders for the first home playoff game in Round 1 at Rogers Place will have the opportunity to purchase 50/50 tickets (Raffle License #440166) for the opportunity to win the 50/50 prize amount, with the pot starting at $76,125.

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50/50 Unclaimed

The 50/50 ticket from tonight's game has not been claimed. Here is the winning number

by Staff / OilersFoundation.ca

Winning Number: 128170C.

Guests have 48 business hours to claim, which would be a deadline Tuesday, March 28 at 5:00 PM.

Winners can claim their prize at Oilers Entertainment Group head office.

300, 10214 104 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 0H6
 

 

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Share A Book, share a smile

The EOCF Share A Book program helps spread the joys of reading to Grade 1 students

by Kelli Gustafson / OilersFoundation.ca

Video: COMMUNITY | Share A Book

"Every single person on a team is important."

This was the key message from Puckster's First Hockey Game - a children's novel written by Lorna Schultz Nicholson.

As one of eight books in the Puckster series, Nicholson read Puckster's First Hockey Game to an eager room full of Grade 1 students from Princeton Elementary School on Tuesday, March 21. 

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Oilers Foundation launches Share A Book

Annual literacy program gifts more than 33,400 new books

by Press Release / OilersFoundation.ca

(Edmonton, AB) - The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) launched its annual Share A Book program earlier today, with 5,000 books gifted to 2,500 Grade 1 students throughout Northern Alberta, ensuring the joy of reading is not limited by a student's financial means. 

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Hockey Helps Kids Returns for Third NHL Season

Applications for the Third NHL Season of Hockey Helps Kids are now open

by Press Release / OilersFoundation.ca

(Edmonton, AB) - Hockey Helps Kids, the philanthropic initiative of Chloe and Harrison Katz, children of Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) Chairman Daryl Katz and his wife Renee, is a fun and innovative charity competition which brings together local schools and the Edmonton Oilers to raise awareness and funds for a variety of local charities.

The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) is excited to announce that applications for schools to participate in Year 3 of the Hockey Helps Kids program for the 2017-18 National Hockey League (NHL) season are now open. 

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Katz kids helping kids

Chloe and Harrison Katz giving back to community through Hockey Helps Kids program

by Cam Tait / OilersFoundation.ca

Oilers Entertainment Group Chairman Daryl Katz is not only a builder as it relates to his efforts with the Oilers, their gleaming new home Rogers Place, and the game-changing ICE District development. He is also one of Edmonton's great philanthropic community builders.

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