PHOTO: Wilmington Youth Hockey Awarded $1,200+ Grant

WILMINGTON, MA – Wilmington Youth Hockey Association is pleased to announce that the organization has received a Cheever Grant to benefit the youth hockey players in our program.

This grant program seeks, funds and shares within Massachusetts Hockey registered programs innovative methods for growing ice hockey participation in Town, Girls/Women and Disabled Hockey Programs. Funds received from the Mike Cheever “Grow Hockey” Development Grant shall be used to increase the number of new players or retain existing players in the submitting Program.

Wilmington Youth Hockey was awarded the grant in the amount of $1,272 to “Grow Hockey in Wilmington,” which will allow the organization to purchase some new equipment and have an additional “Try Hockey For Free” Day.

Cheever Grant (Large)
Back Row, Left to Right: Tom Songin (Boston Bruins Alumni & Youth Development Special Assistant); Ellie Cheever (Cheever Grant Committee Chair); John Tobin (Massachusetts Hockey President); Mike Dargin (Youth Hockey Development Manager); and Bob Sweeney (Boston Bruins Foundation Executive Director). Front Row, Left to Right: Matt Savage (Wilmington Youth Hockey Mite Director) and Anthony Savage (Wilmington Youth Hockey Player Representative)

(NOTE: The above photo and press release is from Wilmington Youth Hockey.)

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