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Thursday, December 15, 2016
Chicago Blackhawk Alumni Association Teams Up With MB Financial Park to Present Fifth Annual "Skate with the Greats" Saturday, Jan. 14 (ROSEMONT,IL)
CHICAGO BLACKHAWK ALUMNI ASSOCIATION TEAMS UP WITH MB FINANCIAL PARK TO
PRESENT FIFTH ANNUAL “SKATE WITH THE GREATS” SATURDAY, JAN. 14
Current Chicago Blackhawk Duncan Keith and Legendary Chicago Blackhawk Alum Tony Esposito In Attendance, Among Others
Proceeds To Benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana
MB Financial Park at Rosemont has once again partnered with the
Chicago Blackhawk Alumni Association to present the fifth annual “Skate
with the Greats” Saturday, Jan. 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at MB Financial
Park at Rosemont. Proceeds from the event will benefit Ronald McDonald
House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (RMHC®-CNI).
“Skate with the Greats” will offer hockey fans the opportunity to meet current Chicago Blackhawk player Duncan Keith as well as legendary Chicago Blackhawk alumni including the great Tony Esposito,
who will be on-site at MB Financial Park signing autographs. Attendees
can also meet and skate amongst other Chicago Blackhawk alumni including
Murray Bannerman, Daniel Carcillo, Eric Daze, Ben Eager, Cliff Koroll,
Reggie Kerr, Steve Konroyd, Peter Marsh, Grant Mulvey, Troy Murray, Jack
O’Callahan, Phil Russell and Brent Sopel (players subject to change).
“The Village of Rosemont is thrilled to welcome “Skate with the Greats”
back to MB Financial Park in 2017,” said Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens.
“The event is the perfect addition to the existing events and offerings
at FROZEMONT and we’re proud to kick off the New Year with an event
supporting such a great organization as Ronald McDonald House Charities
of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.”
“We are grateful to partner with the Chicago Blackhawk Alumni
Association once again for the “Skate with the Greats” event,” said
Holly Buckendahl, CEO of RMHC-CNI. “Their support helps provide hockey
fans of all ages with the fun and unique opportunity of meeting and
skating with beloved hockey players of past and present.”
Tickets to “Skate with the Greats” can be purchased online at www.RonaldHouseChicago.org/skatewiththegreats.
Adult tickets are available for $125 each and $75 tickets are available
for children ages 12 or younger. A special family four-pack of tickets
is available for $350, with each additional ticket available for $100.
Each ticket will provide attendees a 30-minute skating session on the MB
Financial Park ice rink. Tickets will also allow access to a 30-minute
autograph session at Kings Bowl. A silent auction, offering exclusive
items including Chicago Blackhawks memorabilia and experiences, will
also be offered at Kings. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.
When ordering tickets, fans will be able to indicate their preferred
time frames for ice skating and autographs by selecting a session
number. Session number details can be found below. Each session is
limited to 125 registrants. “Skate with the Greats” overall attendance
is limited to 500 attendees. Guests may bring their own skates, but free
skate rentals will also be available at MB Financial Park.
In order to ensure participation from all event attendees, “Skate with
the Greats” guests are limited to one autograph and one photograph from
each legend and current Chicago Blackhawk player.
About The Village of Rosemont, Illinois: Rosemont,
Illinois, Chicagoland’s business and entertainment suburb, is
conveniently located five minutes from O’Hare Airport and twenty minutes
from Chicago’s downtown. Rosemont is home to the Donald E. Stephens
Convention Center, a wide variety of hotel and dining options, Allstate
Arena, Rosemont Theatre, Fashion Outlets of Chicago and a host of
entertainment and retail venues. Rosemont continues to grow and evolve
based on the new vision of Mayor Bradley A. Stephens. MB Financial Park
at Rosemont features an array of great dining and entertainment options.
For more information, visit www.Rosemont.com.
About The MB Financial Park at Rosemont: MB Financial
Park at Rosemont is a 200,000 square-foot entertainment and dining
complex whose 13 venues offer upscale international cuisine, live music
and comedy, state-of-the-art film, bowling and more. Conveniently
located near O’Hare International Airport, MB Financial Park at Rosemont
is easily accessible from Chicago as well as the suburbs. The address
is 5501 Park Place, a new looping street situated west of River Road
between Bryn Mawr and Balmoral Avenues. A 20-minute drive from
Chicago’s Loop, MB Financial Park at Rosemont is walking distance from
the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, the CTA Blue Line Rosemont
station and Rosemont Theatre. Convenient parking is available. For more
information visit www.mbparkatrosemont.com.