Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

01/13/2012 -- CCAC Ice Hockey benefit game supports Crisis Center North

PRESS RELEASE
For more information, contact CCAC Public Relations.

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) North Campus Intercollegiate Ice Hockey Team is hosting its fourth benefit hockey game at 8:20 p.m. Saturday, February 11, at the Mt. Lebanon Recreation Center.  This year’s charity event will benefit Crisis Center North, a domestic violence counseling and resource center serving the northern and western communities of Allegheny County.   

The game will be played against the Pittsburgh Celebrity Hockey Team, which includes former Steeler Tunch Ilkin, Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Operations Kevin Colbert, Former Penguins Phil Bourque and Brian Trottier, KDKA Radio Personality Larry Richert and Pittsburgh City Councilman Bill Peduto, among others.

The CCAC hockey team will be wearing special blue Crisis Center North jerseys for the game. These jerseys may be pre-ordered through the CCAC–North Campus Student Life office for $50 (extra charge for personalization). T-shirts are also available for $15. Tickets for the game are $5 and can be purchased in the CCAC–North Campus Student Life office or at the door. Proceeds benefit the Crisis Center North.

Prizes drawn at the event include tickets to the Pittsburgh Penguins/Phoenix Coyotes game on March 5, a Mario Lemieux autographed framed commemorative piece, a Lemieux Foundation gift bag (shirt, sweatshirt and hat), a Penguins Sidney Crosby Winter Classic jersey, a frame of lottery tickets, tickets to local Pittsburgh events and other prizes from local vendors.

For information on advance tickets, jerseys and t-shirts, contact the CCAC–North Campus Student Life office at 412.369.3692.

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About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 170 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers non-credit and workforce development courses to 30,000 students. The learning-centered institution’s mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond. Visit www.ccac.edu to learn more.