Checkers Raise Over $400,000 For Charity

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced that they raised a record $400,875 for local charities and community outreach programs in 2006-07.

The team raised almost $139,000 through fundraising tickets and “Chuck-a-Puck” sales and along with Microsoft generated $125,000 for Presbyterian Hemby Children’s Hospital with the Hemby Cup.

The Checkers are the ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League and the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League.

Team Press Release