Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

01/10/2011 -- CCAC North Campus hockey team and the Mario Lemieux Foundation host benefit game

Press Release

PITTSBURGH— The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) North Campus Intercollegiate Ice Hockey Team is hosting a benefit hockey game in conjunction with the Mario Lemieux Foundation and Austin’s Playroom Project in its efforts to build the Warrior Transition Unit, a facility for autistic children at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The benefit game will be played at the Mt. Lebanon Recreation Center on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

The CCAC hockey team will be wearing black and gold Lemieux Foundation jerseys for the game. Knitted hats, baseball caps, t-shirts and sweatshirts are also available for purchase as well. Raffle prizes include items autographed by Mario Lemieux and tickets to a Penguins game. Personalized jerseys may be pre-ordered for $50.

Tickets for the game are $5 and can be purchased in the North Campus Student Life Office or at the door. Proceeds will go to the Austin’s Playroom Warrior Project. If you have any additional questions, please contact Chuck Bell in the North Campus Student Life office at 412.369.3692.

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About CCAC
The Community College of Allegheny County is the largest institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The college serves 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning non-credit and workforce development courses to 35,000 students annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.