GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Firebirds will be taking on the Niagara Ice Dogs Friday, December 2 at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center. The evening will be Ugly Sweater Night with proceeds of the Jersey Sales and 50/50 tickets benefiting the Old Newsboys of Flint, Inc.
Puck drop is at 7 p.m. Get your tickets now and support the Firebirds, who are supporting the Old Newsboys. Come out and join this family friendly event and help brighten the life of a child this Christmas.
“The Firebirds have partnered with The Old Newsboys of Flint to be the recipient of our 2nd Annual Ugly Sweater night. We will be auctioning off our Ugly Sweater Jerseys after the game and all of the proceeds will help provide a Christmas for Children in need throughout Flint and Genesee County,” said Susana Wight, Director of Marketing and Community Relations for the Flint Firebirds.
“This event gives people a chance to have fun,” says Old Newsboys Executive Director, Christopher Hamilton, “while contributing to a worthy cause.” Proceeds from this event will provide Christmas boxes to needy children in Genesee County. The Old Newsboys have put presents under the tree for over 800,000 children across Genesee County. Last year alone, 6,436 children received gifts from the Old Newsboys. “With the support of the community we’re making a difference,” continues Hamilton, “one child at a time.” — L.P.