8th Annual CHaD Battle of the Badges Hockey Championship
Apr 09, 2015 12:41PM
By Kirsten Gehlbach
Quotes from the players:
“This a good show for the kids! We’ll have fun playing, but this is all about the kids!”
“CHaD is such a great cause!”
“This is all about the kids! Such a well-done event.”
“The tour of CHaD brings home what you are raising money for.”“Meeting the kids is the best. They always smile and are energetic and happy. I am happy to be with them and for them.”
Meet a few players:
Ian Gill, a firefighter in Concord, New Hampshire, knows CHaD and the Hanover area well. He’s a veteran player and a top fundraiser for Battle of the Badges.
Clark Brighton is a newbie to the Battle but not to hockey. He grew up in Hanover and is playing as a firefighter for Rollinsford, near Dover, New Hampshire.
Christian Henault is a firefighter in Harford, Vermont, and looks forward to the game and raising money for CHaD.
Jeff Clattenburg, a firefighter in Lebanon, has played for the past seven years and is one of the event’s top fundraisers.
Firefighters and police officers from around Vermont and New Hampshire hit the ice at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester for the 8th Annual CHaD Battle of the Badges Hockey Championship, presented by AutoFair. Purchase tickets and make a pledge to a player or team. Enjoy the game on Saturday, April 11. Doors open at 4pm and game time is at 5pm.
Funds raised in the seven-year history of this event total over 1.2 million dollars, with more to be added in year eight! Thanks to everyone who supports the police officers and firefighters, and the critical programs and services at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD).
As New Hampshire’s only comprehensive, full-service children’s hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) provides an extended system of care that offers advanced pediatric services. CHaD is committed to providing outstanding, compassionate care for children and their families. The mission is to provide each child the best care, in the right place, at the right time, every time. Physician expertise provides primary, specialty, and tertiary care to the children of New Hampshire, Vermont, and beyond. CHaD sees children for everything from well care visits to the most complex childhood diseases. http://www.chadkids.org/
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