Charlotte Checkers Pink in the Rink
The Charlotte Checkers today announced that their annual Pink in the Rink event, presented by Novant Health on Feb. 11, raised $27,000 for the fight against breast cancer.

Presented by Novant HealthFunds raised through a portion of ticket proceeds and a live auction of special pink jerseys worn by Checkers players will benefit several local non-profits including Carolina Breast Friends, Cindy's Hope Chest, Shirley's Angels, Novant Health Buddy Kemp Cancer Support Center, Go Jen Go and BCC Rally. The jersey auction alone raised nearly $17,500.

With this season’s event marking the 11th consecutive season in which the Checkers have hosted a Pink in the Rink event, the team, its fans and its players have now helped raise a total of $342,000 for the cause.