Colorado Cancer Shutout 2020

Colorado Cancer Shutout 2020

From T Palffy

We're back! Join us for drop-in pond hockey and open skating at Evergreen Lake (CO) to help raise money for the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center. Don't live in CO? Rep a shirt or consider a small donation!

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On Saturday, February 8, join us for drop-in pond hockey and open skating (all skill levels welcome) at Evergreen Lake, recognized by CNN as one of the world's most beautiful rinks. Not sure you want to hit the ice? Check out the details below for more ways to get involved.

Colorado Cancer Shutout 2020

Thanks to all of the incredible support from last year's Colorado Cancer Shutout, we were able to start a fund with and donate $15,000 to the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center, one of the best cancer centers in the world. Funds specifically benefit esophageal cancer research (learn more about esophageal cancer here). As our dad fought his own case of esophageal cancer with the support of these same doctors, this event was the rallying cry of our friends, family, and community. In honor of World Cancer Day on February 4, we're carrying on the torch and continuing the fight. So, let's drop the gloves.

Join us for a day of casual drop-in hockey and open skating! Donations optional.

What: Drop-in pond hockey (all skill levels welcome) + open skating + t-shirts. Private warming hut will be available (BYOB). Can't make it? Buy a t-shirt or donate the amount of your choice!

When: Saturday, February 8th from 11am - 2pm.

Where: Evergreen Lake in Evergreen, Colorado

Shirt Details

What's the shirt about? There's no such thing as too many t-shirts. On the front left chest, the adapted tournament logo. The back is home to a large University of Michigan block M, and a call to join us in this fight against esophageal cancer. Shirts are available as 1) classic men's cut, 100% pre-shrunk cotton, Fruit of the Loom or 2) Premium Next Level cotton/poly blend...a.k.a. soft. Please consider adding a small donation with the purchase of your shirt.

Skating Details

Whether you've never skated, barely skated, or you starred in The Mighty Ducks, we encourage all skill levels to take a quack at it. There is no need to sign up, but we would appreciate an RSVP (email toriepalffy@gmail.com). Donations are optional.

An entry fee is required at the Evergreen Lake house. It is $6 if you have your own skates, $9 if you need to rent (skates and entry included).

  • Where is it? Evergreen Lake in Evergreen, Colorado. Enter via the Lake House and they will direct you to the warming hut and rink.
  • When is it? Saturday, February 8 from 11am - 2pm
  • What do I need to bring? Your skates, your stick, your helmet (hockey, bike, ski helmet all work). If you don't have skates, you can rent at the lake house ($3 fee, up to men's size 15). Costumes highly encouraged.
  • Bad weather? As long as the rink is open, we'll play! We moved this event later in the winter and earlier in the day to avoid rink closures for warm weather. If concerned about the weather, please contact Torie at toriepalffy@gmail.com or call the rink hotline for details.

Any questions? Email Torie at toriepalffy@gmail.com.

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