Checkers, American Heart Association Announce Partnership

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced that they have teams up with the American Heart Association to battle the number one cause of death of women in the United States.

In recognition of the American Heart Association, the Checkers will wear special red jerseys in 2008-09 beginning with their game against Augusta on Dec. 5.

The team will donate a portion of the proceeds from the game to the local chapter of the American Heart Association and at the conclusion of the season the red jerseys will be auctioned to benefit the charity.

Team Press Release