Foxboro, MA- The South Shore Kings organization will be holding a fund raiser weekend, to help cover some of the costs associated with Norwood High School hockey player Matt Brown's rehabilitation. Matt was injured on Saturday, January 23rd, when he fell into the glass during a
game and broke the C4 and C5 vertebra. Since his injury Matt has undergone surgery to stabilize those broken bones, the surgery was succesful. Matt and his family now have a long road of recovery ahead of them. This weekend, the South Shore Kingsare hoping to raise funds to help defray some of the costs for Matt and his family.
The Kings will be holding youth events during their games against the New York Apple Core on Saturday, at 5:00 PM and on Sunday, at 11:50 AM. Saturday's game will feature a 50/50 raffle and "Noise Night" where the youth hockey teams that are present will have a chance to win a practice and a pizza party with the EJHL South Shore Kings team.
The Kings players and organization will also be selling raffle tickets with the chance to win great prizes that include 2 tickets to the Beanpot final, 2 tickets to a Bruins game with a parking pass, and the grand prize: 4 tickets to the "Boardroom at the Garden", for the Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs game on March 4th.
The Kings players will be selling raffle tickets at the Foxboro Sports Center starting Friday night at 5:00 pm and tickets will be sold through the end of the Apple Core game, on Sunday. The winners will be drawn after the Kings vs Apple Core game on Sunday, and they will be notified by phone.
If you can not make it to The Foxboro Sports Center this weekend, but would still like to donate to this great cause, your donations can be mailed to the address below. Additionally, if you would like to keep up on Matt's condition, you can join his fan club on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Norwood-MA/PRAY-FOR-MATT-BROWN-3/286037576868?ref=mf.
(Nathan also is a writer for Maineiacs Post to Post and the Maine Hockey Journal. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)