SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers announced today that they will host their annual meal & skate at Saveology.com Iceplex on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Head Coach Kevin Dineen, Fox Sports Florida broadcaster and former Panther Bill Lindsay and members of the Florida JR. Panthers will all be on hand to offer instruction and skate with children from local South Florida youth organizations. Stanley C. Panther will also make a guest appearance at the meal & skate. All children and their families will receive a complimentary meal courtesy of Duffy’s Sports Grill.
The meal & skate is one example of the numerous community initiatives launched by the Panthers organization including Panthers RED Friday’s and the upcoming KaBOOM! playground build.
Children from the following local organizations have been invited to attend the event: H.A.N.D.Y, Henderson Behavioral Health, and Jessica June Children’s Cancer Foundation.
HANDY’s mission is to embrace, educate, and empower vulnerable youth to become engaged, productive adults. HANDY annually serves more than 1,300 at-risk children who participate in comprehensive programs that focus on education, youth development, and economic self-sufficiency.
About Henderson Behavioral Health:
Henderson Behavioral Health is the oldest and largest, community-based not-for-profit behavioral healthcare system in South Florida. Since 1953 Henderson has helped hundreds of thousands of children, adults and families. Last year alone, Henderson helped over 20,000 individuals, providing 600,000 services at 20 locations in South Florida.
About Jessica June Children’s Cancer Foundation:
The mission of the Jessica June Children’s Cancer Foundation is to provide emergency financial assistance for children fighting cancer to ensure access to basic human necessities. Additionally, the Foundation advocates for and raises awareness of childhood cancer.
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