Kamloops Blazers to host Military Appreciation Night

Friday night at Sandman Centre is Military Appreciation Night.

The Kamloops Blazers are auctioning off camouflage jerseys that will be worn by the home team against the Everett Silvertips in WHL games on Friday and Sunday.

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To bid, go online to 32auctions.com/kb-militaryjerseys2018. Net proceeds will go to the the Royal Canadian Poppy Trust Funds. 

There will be about 750 active military, veterans and family members attending the Friday game as part of the Blazers’ Community Commitment Program, sponsored by Argo Road Maintenance, Arrow Transport, Inland Glass and Aluminum, the Kelson Group, Family Glass and Denny’s. 

There will be a ceremonial puck-drop, rappellers descending from the rafters and a colour party during the anthem. The 419 squadron will attend, along with trumpet player Jerome Lidster, who will play the national anthem and The Last Post.

Game time on Friday is 7 p.m. On Sunday, a moment of silence will be held before the 5 p.m. puck-drop.

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