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News/Events

Rock for Hockey 1st Annual Upper Uwchlan 5K in May – Friday, May 9, 2014

Rock for Hockey will be having our first 5K run on Friday, May 9, 2014 in Eagle, PA at 6:30 PM.  The run will start from the lower parking lot of the township building, loop through the local area, and end at the township building.  The race will be timed by the Chester County Running Store.

Register ONLINE.

Or, download the REGISTRATION FORM fill it out, and mail it in with a check as indicated on the form.

Put us on your running calendar now!  There will be prizes AND all runners that turn their bibs in at Liberty Union after the race will receive a FREE BEER!  Did I mention a FREE BEER?  AND, if you dine at Liberty Union that night and mention Rock for Hockey to your server, the restaurant will donate 15% of the proceeds to Rock for Hockey.

 

FREE BEER.  ;)

 

ANNOUNCEMENT – The Rock for Hockey Application for Financial Assistance is Now Available

The Rock for Hockey Application for Financial Assistance for the 2014 – 2015 season is now available for download in PDF format:

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE

Per the previous announcement, Rock for Hockey will begin to take applications for financial assistance on May 1, 2014.  Applications received prior to that date will not be reviewed by the board until after May 1, 2014.  All applications must be post-marked no later than August 31, 2014 in order to be considered for aid.  Decisions regarding financial assistance and subsequent notifications will be made in September 2014.  Financial assistance will also be awarded in September 2014.

The Rock for Hockey mailing address is:

Rock for Hockey
PO Box 56, Uwchland, PA  19480

Applications can also be emailed as an attachment to info@rockforhockey.org.  Questions may also be sent to this email address.

Dates

- February 1, 2014:  Application for Assistance form made available on Rock for Hockey web site (PDF format).  Application may be made available sooner.  Check web site frequently.

- May 1, 2014:  Rock for Hockey begins to take Applications for Assistance

- August 1, 2014: Deadline for submitting Applications for Assistance to Rock for Hockey

- August 31, 2014: Rock for Hockey Board to make final decision on the Aid Recipients as well as amounts of assistance

- September 2014:  Aid awarded to recipients

Target Recipients

The Rock for Hockey Board decided at its December meeting that the organization will target five recipients in the Mid-Atlantic region for assistance.

Target Amounts for Assistance

The Rock for Hockey Board decided at its December meeting that it will target to pay the team registration cost balance for individual recipients of assistance.  In the case where Rock for Hockey chooses an organization for assistance (rather than an individual) the amount of assistance given to the organization will be roughly equal to the amounts awarded to individual recipients during the same period.

Other Notes

- The Rock for Hockey Board defines the Mid-Atlantic region as PA, NJ, DE, MD, VA, and Washington D.C.

- Once completed, the Application for Assistance can be mailed via standard mail or sent via email as an attachment.  See the RfH Contact page for information.

- Clarifications or questions regarding assistance can be mailed via standard mail or sent via email as an attachment.  See the RfH Contact page for information.

 

What Else We’re Working On…

Skills Clinics Are in the Works

We are reaching out to rinks in the Mid-Atlantic region to schedule skills clinics run at their facilities. This represents an awesome opportunity for us to get our name out there, help kids become better players, and raise some money for our mission!

Small Venue Shows

While we don’t have AC/DC or Metallica on the books (yet), we are looking at small venues and local bands to get the ‘Rock’ in Rock for Hockey. So, if you are in a local band or a small club owner that would like to work with us, give us a shout!

 

Past News/Events

Royal Berks Battalion Donates BIG to Rock for Hockey!

Our board would like to send out a big THANK YOU to the now-defunct Royal Berks Battalion for their donation of a little over $1600.00 to Rock for Hockey this past week!  The Battalion was a non-profit hockey club that provided opportunities for over 100 Berks County kids to play the game that we all know and love.  In 2013, through no fault of their own, they were forced to close their doors.  As part of their by-laws, the Battalion had to find another non-profit to gift whatever monies were left-over after all of their bills were paid.  They chose Rock for Hockey.

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So, once again, THANK YOU ROYAL BERKS BATTALION for your HUGE generosity and continuing support of the kids and the game of hockey!

Give 20 Dine and Donate Event at Iron Hill in West Chester – St. Patty’s Day 2014

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Iron Hill Brewery in West Chester will be hosting Rock for Hockey donors on Monday, March 17, 2014.  Iron Hill’s GIVE 20 fundraiser will donate back 20% of the food sales for every table that presents the coupon (excluding alcohol, tax and gratuity).  Download, distribute, and use the customized GIVE 20 partner coupon below to ensure that RfH gets the most out of the night!   All guests must submit the GIVE 20 partner coupon  when paying the check in order to be counted toward the fundraiser.

GET COUPON HERE

THE COUPON IS GOOD ALL DAY ON THE 17TH! Includes Lunch, Dinner, and Take-Outs!

Print the coupon, eat some tasty food, drink some fresh, tasty beer, present the coupon to your server, and help a worthy cause!

Make reservations now.  The number at Iron Hill is 610 738.9600.  It’s St. Patty’s Day, so seats will go fast!

 

Dine and Donate at Liberty Union Bar and Grill – Monday, December 30, 2013

Come out and join us for a drink or two at Liberty Union on December 30th!  Liberty Union will donate 15% of proceeds to Rock for Hockey.  Make your reservations now.  You will need to mention Rock for Hockey to your server in order for RfH to get our kick-back!

It’s the holidays.  You aren’t working (I hope).  So, come out and have a strip steak, crab cakes, and a few craft beers!

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