The Peoria Rivermen and Susan G. Komen for the Cure have
partnered together for this year’s Pink in the Rink Night which will
take place on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 7:05 p.m. when the Rivermen take on
the Oklahoma City Barons. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales as
well as a postgame jersey auction will be donated to Susan G. Komen for
All breast cancer survivors can receive a free ticket to the
game by contacting the Rivermen office. All tickets purchased through
the Rivermen office before Oct. 30 will have 1/3rd of the money donated to the Peoria Memorial Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
“We are so proud to be able to partner with this terrific organization and raise some money to fight breast cancer,” said Jason Penning,
Rivermen Chief Operating Officer. “It is such a powerful and global
force for women and men with breast cancer, that all started here in
Peoria, and we are looking forward to a great night on October 30.”
The Rivermen team will be wearing limited edition pink jerseys
during the game and then after the game will sell them to the highest
bidder. The live auction will take place down on the ice and the auction
winners will be invited down to ice-level to receive their jersey as
well as have an opportunity for a picture and autograph from the
All fans are encouraged to wear pink to the games to show their support for those effected by breast cancer.
To ensure that your ticket purchase is part of the donation
please call 309-676-1040 or visit the Rivermen office, located inside
the Peoria Civic Center. Fans can also click HERE to download an order form that can be mailed in.