This Friday, May 3rd, a charity hockey game is scheduled to take place in Northbrook. The event is entitled Docs & Jocks Drop Puck for Charity. All funds raised will be donated to the Pediatric Orthopedic Care at Advocate Children’s Hospital (ACH).
This event is sanctioned by AHAI (Amateur Hockey Association of Illinois) and the Illinois Ice Magazine. It is scheduled to take place from 6:00 until 10:00 p.m. at the North Shore Ice Arena located at 2111 Founders Drive in Northbrook. The first ceremony is set for 6:30 p.m. while game time is 6:45.
Your preferred doctors from ACH are set to challenge coaches of the Wilmette and Winnetka Hockey Association in a battle on the ice. Proceeds will go to the Park Ridge Pediatric Orthopedic Programs.
Besides the challenge on ice, the evening will also present a few other fun features. Some of them include:
· Tailgating party with brats, beef, soda, beer and wine
· “Chuck-a-Puck Contest
· Hottest Doc on Ice
· Much more!
Advocate Children’s Hospital will utilize the donations to further advance some of their outstanding programs and services. Their services include:
· Adolescent Health Center
· Advocate Center for Pediatric Research
· Behavioral Health
· Cancer Care
· Child Development
· Child Life Program
· Children’s Health Resource Center
· Cleft Palate Clinic
· Down Syndrome Center
· Emergency Services
· The Esophageal Center
· Heart and Vascular
· Midwest Children’s Brain Tumor Center
· Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology
· Rehabilitation and Audiology
· Specialty Programs and Clinics and Surgery
The DOC Lineup includes: Yuri Aronov, MD, Jim Bresch, MD, John Chang, MD, Jim Colombo, MD, Jim Dolan, MD, Alex Gordon, MD, Lou Hondros, DO, Axel Joob, MD, Brian Locker, MD, Marissa Lowenthal, MD, Shaun O’Leary, MD, John Ruge, MD, Dean Silas, MD, Craig Williams, MD
The JOCK Lineup includes: Jim Alexander, Steve Balz, Evan Chang, Brian Dwyer, John Dwyer, Tom Finks, Dave Fritzsche, Charlie Henderson, William Joob, Don Kempf, Kevin Kroeger, Bob Kuker, Chapin Lee, Emmett McCarthy, Tom McDonald, Dan Riffe, Conor Sedam, Ken Shtino, Robert Stawicki, Mike Verdonck, Steve Williams and Jay Wilson
The game should be filled with fun and excitement! The end result should be even better because children from all backgrounds should be helped by the funds raised during the event.
To purchase tickets for this Friday event, visit www.advocatehealth.com/docsjocks or contact Jackie Mathews at 847.723.2343. Payment for the event can be in the form of cash, check or credit card. For more information about Advocate Children’s Hospital, call 855.312.5437 (KIDS).