Friday, May 26, 2023

Prince Rupert Minor Hockey, Prince Rupert Cancer Group to host Play it Forward Fundraising events this weekend

This weekend makes for a special event in Prince Rupert, with the Prince Rupert Minor Hockey Association and Prince Rupert Cancer Group joining together to welcome and host Kaleb Dahlgren to town.

A former Junior Hockey player who survived the Humboldt Broncos accident, Dahlgren who is also an author, will be in the city this weekend for a Play it Forward Event.

The former player and author of the book Crossroads, will be here to share his thoughts on the challenges in his life; from the impact of the tragedy of the accident to his navigation of life with Type 1 diabetes.

His presentation at the Highligner Hotel and Conference Centre on Saturday night the keynote address of a night with may speakers for the evening. 

In addition to the speakers lined up for the event organizers note of the other actives planned for the Saturday event.   

There will be  a live auction, silent auction, dessert auction and appetizers provided by the amazing chefs at the Highliner Inn. 

Together we will provide support to our local hospital as well as assist in supporting our hockey community. 

Saturday nights event starts at 6PM at the Highliner Hotel and Conference Centre. 

Tickets are available for purchase by the seat for $100 or for a table of ten for $1000. 

Please contact us at or Jen Silva at 250-600-7293 if you would like to purchase tickets!

On Sunday, PRMHA has arranged a special event for Minor hockey families in the community, with an invitation to return to the Highliner for a 10 AM session, to meet Kaleb and listen to his amazing story of resilience.

The plans for the weekend gained a shout out from Mayor Herb Pond earlier this week.

You can learn more about Mr. Dallgren's journey from his social media stream, which includes a link towards background on his book.

For updates on the weekend events, follow the PRMHA social media stream.

More notes from Minor Hockey can be reviewed through our archive page.

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