Friday, November 29, 2013

Kawartha Komets Awareness Week

The Jack McGee Kawartha Komets, Peterborough's Special Needs Hockey Program, took part in the opening ceremonies at the Peterborough Petes vs. the Belleville Bulls game on Thursday, November 28th.

Councillor Lesley Parnell, representing Mayor Daryl Bennett, was on hand to deliever his Proclamation stating that the week of December 2nd - 8th would be declared Kawartha Komets Awareness Week.

Connor Boland, David & Carol Fisher, Randy Hiorns, Councillor Lesley Parnell & Aaron Berisha
P. A. announcer, Gord Gibb, gave a brief summary of who the Kawartha Komets are and then the ceremonial puck drop was done by Komets Intermediate player, Randy Hiorns.  Six other Komets players were on the ice as well for this momentous occasion.

As part of Kawartha Komets Awareness Week, Komets founders Carol & David Fisher will be speaking to the Lindsay Lions Club on Tuesday evening.

The Komets will be participating in the Kinsmen Club's Santa Claus Parade on Saturday, December 7th.  The Komets and Peterborough Petes entries will be back-to-back in the parade with players from both teams handing out invitations to the BIG game on Sunday afternoon.

The Jack McGee Kawartha Komets will take on the Peterborough Petes on Sunday afternoon, December 8th at 3:00 p.m. at the Peterborough Memorial Centre.  Admission is FREE but there will be an oppportunity for the public to make a donation to the Komets' MISSION to MICHIGAN campaign.  The first $1,000 raised has already been pledged to the Team 55 Tackles Suicide Awareness initiative.

The Komets are raising money to take our teams to the Special Hockey International Tournament in Fraser, Michigan from May 1st - 4th, 2014.  In addtion to the tournaments expenses, the Komets are also using the funds raised to buy new jerseys and for other ongoing expenses that come with an ever-expanding team.


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