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Panthers Foundation Sells Out Face-Off Luncheon

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers
SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that tickets are sold out for the Fourth Annual Florida Panthers Foundation Face-Off Luncheon on Monday, Oct. 4 at the Coral Springs Marriott Hotel, Golf Club & Convention Center. 

 
“We are absolutely thrilled at the support we have received for this year’s Face-Off Luncheon,” said new Florida Panthers Foundation Executive Director Rachel Brooke. “I want to personally thank all of our players, staff, executives, fans, partners and supporters for stepping up to help children and families affected by pediatric cancer. We’re looking forward to Oct. 4 and the best Face-Off Luncheon yet.”
 
The Face-Off Luncheon features every Florida Panthers player, coach and staff member dining with Panthers fans during a high-end lunch, in addition to incredible auction items, giveaways, autograph and photo opportunities and more. This year will also feature new Florida Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon addressing the attendees along with Panthers Foundation Chairman Stu Siegel and emcee and Panthers television analyst Steve “Goldie” Goldstein. Last year’s Face-Off Luncheon raised in excess of $50,000 for the Foundation.
 
Additionally, approximately 30 individuals affected by pediatric cancer will be on hand to enjoy the day’s festivities and interact with their favorite Panthers players and personalities.
 
The Face-Off Luncheon is the first of three pillar events for the Panthers Foundation during the 2010-11 NHL season including the Foundation Golf Tournament on Dec. 13 and Bowling Tournament on Feb. 5. For information on future Florida Panthers Foundation events, contact Community Development & Foundation Coordinator Darren Perry at 954.835.7715 or by email at perryd@sselive.com.
 
The Panthers Foundation Pledge for Pediatric Cancer:
 
-      We pledge to donate over $250,000 in-kind, as well as specific monetary donations, to individuals and families affected by pediatric cancer.
-      We pledge to volunteer staff hours to assist individuals and families affected by pediatric cancer.
-      We pledge to provide unique opportunities and once-in-a-lifetime experiences for individuals and families affected by pediatric cancer.
-      We pledge to cultivate relationships and create alliances with community organizations that are focused on supporting individuals and families affected by pediatric cancer.
 
Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Home to more than 200 events annually and the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, the BankAtlantic Center welcomes more than two million guests each year.
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