Philadelphia Flyers Alumni Game to Benefit Junior Achievement of Delaware

Flyers Alumni team take on the Capital One All-Stars in the 7th Annual JA Hockey Challenge
WILMINGTON, Del. - Feb. 3, 2015 - PRLog -- On Saturday, March 7th, over 1,000 hockey fans and supporters of JA will come to watch the Philadelphia Flyers Alumni play against the Capital One All-Stars at the University of Delaware’s Fred Rust Ice Arena.  Flyers legends including Joe Watson, Brian Propp, and Bob Kelly will be playing in support of the signature fundraising event for Junior Achievement (JA) of Delaware.  JA is a non-profit organization that inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy.  Through a dedicated volunteer network, JA offers in-school and after-school experiences for grades K-12 that focus on career and college readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills.

Doors open for the JA Hockey Challenge at 4pm for Family Skate (included with ticket purchase) a silent auction, games of chance & skill and an autograph session with NHL star, Brian Propp The players take the ice at 7pm.  Lots of fan involvement and family fun activities are planned for an exciting evening for sports fans of all ages.

Tickets are $10 and available online through Ticketmaster or at the University of Delaware Box Office, open Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.  Keep up to date by following Junior Achievement of Delaware on Facebook, Twitter @JAofDE and Instagram @JAofDE as well as the JA website,

The 7th Annual JA Hockey Challenge is sponsored by Capital One, Logan Generating Corporation, Baker Tilly LLC, Logan Generating Company, Assurance Media, Prom Girl LLC, and Be Truly Well Chiropractic and Day Spa.

About Junior Achievement USA and Junior Achievement of Delaware

Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers to provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches four million students per year in 124 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.8 million students served by operations in 119 other countries worldwide.

Junior Achievement of Delaware serves students in the entire state of Delaware as well as students in Cecil County, Maryland and students in Salem County, New Jersey.  In the 2013-2014 academic year, JA of Delaware served over15,000 students through its innovative in-class and experiential learning programs.  JA experiences focus on seven key content areas: business, citizenship, economics, entrepreneurship, ethics/character, financial literacy, and career development.

Lori Sweede
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