Well, if you were in the arena on Saturday, April 7th for Fan Appreciation Day you probably shed a tear or two. One for the loss against Abbotsford Heat and one for hooking up Forest Walton with a brand spanking new van courtesy of Hendrick Automotive Group which will be fitted for handicap accessibility by the Checkers and Van Products
I am fortunate to work with a lot of amazing people and the Charlotte Checkers is by far one of the most amazing organizations I get to work with. Their dedication to the community constantly amazes me and I am always grateful for anything I get to do with the team be it support through attending games, sending a Twitter or Facebook message for anything they are supporting, or by writing on this blog.
On April 7th, with the purchase of the special promo tickets @ $15, $6 from every ticket goes to Wheels for Forest.
Forest Walton is a 15-year-old young man who was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at birth. He was able to walk, run and play until he was 12 years old, but due to this disease, he is no longer able to walk. His mother must take him everywhere in a wheelchair accessible van, and their current van is worn out, unsafe and literally falling apart around him.
Do your part and support the Checkers on home ice against the Abbotsford Heat and in doing so, you’ll support Wheels for Forest. Meet Forest Walton