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CIH Skate-a-thon Raises $7,000 for 2015 Floor Hockey Championships!

posted 17 Jul 2014, 18:59 by Webmaster Ottawa

The first successful fundraiser to support the 2015 SOO Floor Hockey Championships was held at the Canadian International Hockey Academy in Rockland, just outside of Ottawa on 31 May 2014.

80 students from around the world board at the CIH Academy, which focuses on academics and hockey development.

Ryleigh McPherson (photo left) is from Nunavut and was the student that raised the most money for the Skate-a-thon.  Ryleigh raised $2,753 our of the total $7,000 in donations raised.

Jacob Mathews was the Special Olympics High 5 Club representative who spoke to the student body about Special Olympics.  Great fun was had by all!