RiverKings to "Pack the House" for St. Jude

By: David Schmoll

December 23, 2013

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – The Mississippi RiverKings ice hockey team is partnering with Belhaven University to help “Pack the House” to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®.

On Friday, Jan. 17, prices for red, gold and blue level tickets to the RiverKings vs. the Louisiana IceGators game will be reduced by $5. For each ticket sold, $3 will go to help fund the lifesaving research and treatments at St. Jude, in Memphis, Tenn. Book a group of 15 or more and buyers receive an additional $2 off each ticket.

No patient ever receives a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, food and housing, so that they may focus on what’s most important—helping their child live. That is possible only because of events such as the RiverKings vs. the IceGators, where fans and friends of St. Jude show their support through ticket sales and other promotions.

A public skate and Elvis jersey auction will follow the game, which begins at 7:05 p.m.

Group tickets start at just $4 and are available through the RiverKings front office by calling 662-342-1755. Single game tickets start at $5 and are available through the Landers Center Box Office or online at ticketmaster.com

About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. St. Jude has the world’s best survival rates for the most aggressive childhood cancers, and treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since we opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent in the next decade. St. Jude freely shares the breakthroughs we make, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing and food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org or following St. Jude on facebook.com/stjude and twitter.com/stjude.

About the Mississippi RiverKings

The Mississippi RiverKings are supported by their community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and by program-related investments of the Maddox Foundation, an independent private foundation based in Hernando, Miss. To find out more about the RiverKings, call 662.342.1755 or visit www.riverkings.com.

Photo Credit: Sylvia Petty  

RiverKings’ mascot Sheldon the Turtle greets a participant at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s Family Race and Kids Marathon in 2011. The RiverKings are raising money for the Memphis-based hospital through ticket sales on Friday, January 17. 

Posted by David Schmoll at 10:30 AM

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