Hockey Fights MS Tournaments Benefits Good Shepherd MS Wellness Program7/20/2011
Allentown, PA – Hockey Fights MS, a charitable organization that raises funds in support of multiple sclerosis research and treatment, will hold its annual Hockey Fights MS tournaments in August. A women’s ice hockey tournament will be held August 5 to 7, 2011, with a men’s tournament following August 12 to 14, 2011. Both tournaments will be held at the Steel Ice Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
More than 60 ice hockey teams from throughout the mid-Atlantic region are expected to participate in the tournaments. All proceeds from the August events will benefit the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network MS Wellness Program, a bi-weekly program that offers activities to enhance the quality of life for people with MS.
The tournament schedule is as follows:
August 5: 6-11 p.m.
August 6: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
August 7: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
August 12: 6-11 p.m.
August 13: 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
August 14: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hockey Fights MS was founded in 2005 by tournament director Candice Arnold, who has MS. Hockey Fights MS has raised more than $41,000 by holding annual ice hockey tournaments, and all proceeds are used to support MS research, treatment and quality-of-life initiatives.
For information on the Hockey Fights MS tournaments or for volunteer opportunities, visit www.HockeyFightsMS.org  or call 484-560-1213.