Annual Holiday Tradition: Flyers Alumni Assist St. John's Hospice

 

Continuing a tradition of assisting St. John's Hospice (http://saintjohnshospice.org/) to feed the homeless during the holiday season, a Flyers Alumni contingent volunteered their assistance on Dec. 20, 2016 at the facility at 1221 Race St in Philadelphia.

 

Participating Alumni included Doug Crossman, Brian Propp, Joe Kadlec, Bob Kelly, Neil Little, Don Saleski and Brad Marsh.

 

 

"St. John's does tremendous work helping out the neediest members of our community, and it's the least we can do to volunteer our time,"  said Flyers Alumni Association president Brad Marsh.

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Hockey for Heath

 
On Oct. 21, 2016, a benefit hockey event was held at the Smg SportsPlex in Warminster, PA to raise money for the American Heart Association in memory of Heath Bernstein. Heath, a seemingly healthy 35-year-old non-smoker, passed away from heart condition of which he was unaware.
 

Flyers Alumni to Receive Shining Star Lifetime Achievement Award

The Flyers Alumni are honored to have been selected to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the seventh annual Shining Star Awards on Jan. 11, 2017 hosted Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia.

 

All proceeds from the awards gala dinner at Vie (N. Broad Street in Philly) will benefit March of Dimes. Current Flyers assistant captain Wayne Simmonds will also be on hand to present an award to Hayden Kelly of Harrisburg.

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An 11-Year Tradition: Alumni Assist St. Francis Inn for Thanksgiving

 

On Nov. 16, 2016  the Flyers Alumni continued an annual tradition that now spans 11 years. The Alumni worked in conjunction with Sysco Foods to deliver a truckload Thanksgiving food -- turkey with all the traditional fixings -- to the St. Francis Inn ministries in Kensington. 

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Alumni Golf Raises Nearly $250K

 

On October 25, 2016, the Flyers Alumni Association welcomed the sponsors and participants in the 2016 Flyers Alumni Golf Invitation to a suite in the Wells Fargo Center to thank them for making this year's event a smashing success.

 

During a stoppage of play in the second period of the game between the Flyers and Buffalo Sabres, the Alumni presented ceremonial checks to the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation for  $200,000 and to BLOCS for $46,582.

 

Flyers Alumni in attendance included Brad Marsh, Danny Briere, Brian Propp, Bernie Parent, Don Saleski, Joe Watson and Ed Hospodar.

 

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