With the weather finally cooperating, everyone is ready to put on a pair of skates and hit the rink. On Saturday, January 16 from 2 p.m. till 4 p.m., MB Financial Park at Rosemont will present the fourth annual Skate of the Greats. Skate with the Greats is a partnership between the Chicago Blackhawk Alumni Association and MB Financial Park at Rosemont. This special event will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (RMHC®-CNI).
“Skate with the Greats” will offer hockey fans the opportunity to meet current Chicago Blackhawk players Trevor Van Riemsdyk and Andrew Desjardins as well as legendary Chicago Blackhawk alumni including the great Denis Savard, who will be on-site at MB Financial Park signing autographs. Attendees can also meet and skate amongst other Chicago Blackhawk alumni including Cliff Koroll, Eric Daze, Troy Murray, Murray Bannerman, Phil Russell, Brian Noonan, Grant Mulvey, Reggie Kerr, Dave Mackey, Peter Marsh, Reid Simpson, and Steve Konoryd (players subject to change).
“We are grateful to the Blackhawk Alumni Association for their continued support and dedication to Ronald McDonald House Charities and thrilled to partner with them again on this year’s Skate with the Greats event,” said Holly Buckendahl, CEO of RMHC-CNI. “Skate with the Greats is such a unique opportunity and makes the perfect holiday gift for hockey fans of all ages.”
“The winter season is always an exciting time of year for Rosemont with the fun activities offered at FROZEMONT in MB Financial Park,” said Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens. “We are excited to team up with the Chicago Blackhawk Alumni Association to add “Skate with the Greats” to the Park’s winter programming and raise money for such a great organization.”
Skate with the Greats is open to both adults and children. Tickets are $150 for adults and $100 for children ages 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at www.RonaldHouseChicago.org/skatewiththegreats. Each tickets includes a 30-minute skating session and a 30-minute autograph at Kings Bowl. Guests are limited to one photograph and one autograph from each legend and current Chicago Blackhawk player. Each session is limited to 125 registrants and the event is limited to a total of 500 attendees. Guests may bring their own skates or rentals will be available at MB Financial Park.
When purchasing tickets for Skate with the Greats, please choose from the following sessions.
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Ice Skating
3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Autograph Session
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Autograph Session
3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. On Ice
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. On Ice
3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Autograph Session
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Autograph Session
3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. On Ice
Skate with the Greats is the perfect opportunity to share the love of the Blackhawks with your family and support a worthy charity.