Appearance/Events Update for LA Kings Alumni Association Presented by Toyota

Tuesday, 09.20.2011 / 1:51 PM / Press Releases
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Appearance\/Events Update for LA Kings Alumni Association Presented by Toyota

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings Alumni Association Presented By Toyota has announced the following updates on their events/appearances:

Saturday, August 20: Kings Alumni vs. Jr. Kings Alumni
Several members of the LA Kings Alumni Association, presented by Toyota, faced off against alumni of the Jr. Kings in a game at the Toyota Sports Center.  Kings alumni who participated were Marty McSorely, Daryl Evans, Nelson Emerson, Jamie Storr, Craig Johnson, Ian Turnbull, Mark Hardy and Brandon Convery.
 
Monday, August 22: Celebrity Golf Pro-Am at Coyote Hills Golf Club
Daryl Evans, Jim Fox and Ian Turnbull participated in the Celebrity Golf Pro-Am at Coyote Hills Golf Club in Fullerton.  Proceeds from the event benefited City of Hope.
 
Saturday, August 27: Second Annual TSB Benefit Ride & Car Show
Daryl Evans, Marty McSorley, Kings mascot Bailey as well as members of the Kings Ice Crew appeared at Nick’s Taste of Texas (575 North Curtis in Covina), honoring Sergeant Robert Anderson.  Evans, McSorley, Bailey and the Ice Crew were on hand for a meet-and-greet and autograph session.  Sergeant Anderson, who is a big Kings fan, was diagnosed with ALS and proceeds from this event will assist him and his family.
 
Saturday, August 27: Grand Opening of Desert Ice Castle in Palm Springs
Jim Fox, Mark Hardy and Dave Taylor were on-hand for the Grand Opening of the Desert Ice Castle rink in Palm Springs. The new rink is located at 68-600 Perez Road in Cathedral City.
 
Thursday, September 8: Sunset Wine Reception
Jim Fox hosted a special Wine Appreciation Night at the Long Beach Yacht Club (6201 E. Appian Way in Long Beach) benefiting The Guidance Center.  The sold out event helped raised $26,395 for The Guidance Center, which is a non-profit corporation providing child and family mental health services.  To view a photo gallery from the event log onto http://gallery.me.com/jbrentdunn. For more information about The Guidance Center logo onto http://www.guidance-center.org/.
 
Sunday, September 11: LA Kings Hockey Fest ’11 Presented by Pizza Hut
Several Kings alumni attended LA Kings Hockey Fest ’11 Presented by Pizza Hut at STAPLES Center on Sunday, Sept. 11.  The third annual event featured special Q&A and autograph sessions with Kings players, coaches, alumni and hockey dignitaries, in addition to Kings merchandise and hockey memorabilia being available. Kings alumni Bernie Nicholls, Daryl Evans, Jim Fox, Mark Hardy, Brandon Convery, Gary Edwards, Glenn Murray, Jamie Storr, Ian Turnbull, Vic Venasky, Brad Norton and John Holmes attended this event. 
 
Tuesday, September 13: LA Kings Golf Tournament Presented by Rubio’s:
The Kings held their 12th annual golf tournament at the Pacific Palms Resort in The City of Industry.  One of the largest annual fundraisers for the Kings Care Foundation, fans hit the links with members of the Kings family for a fun-filled day that includes prizes at nearly every hole, countless items for every golfer and entertaining activities.  The day concluded with a cocktail reception, “Feast for Kings” dinner, an exciting awards ceremony, and an exceptional silent auction. Kings alumni Luc Robitaille, Bernie Nicholls, Daryl Evans, Jim Fox, Ian Turnbull, Mark Hardy and Brad Norton attended this event, which raised $157,000.

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