Shreveport Mudbugs’ Paint the Ice set this evening on George’s Pond in Hirsch Memorial
People can pay tribute to cancer survivors and victims by painting their names on the playing ice
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — The Shreveport Mudbugs are providing an opportunity for you to honor a loved one and their battle with cancer.
Paint the Ice, now in its 20th year, runs from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11 at George’s Pond in Hirsch Memorial Coliseum, 3207 Pershing Blvd. in Shreveport.
This evening, people can pay tribute to cancer survivors and victims by painting their names on the playing ice in the venue on the Louisiana State Fair Grounds.
After the paint freezes, the ice will be painted pink as Shreveport Mudbugs Hockey gears up for Cancer Awareness Weekend.
The minimum donation to Paint the Ice is $10. All proceeds will go to local cancer societies.
And if you go on social media to share a video or photo of your loved one’s tribute being painted onto the ice, you could use these hashtags:
🏒 The Mudbugs (4-3-1) will take on the Amarillo Wranglers (5-3-0) at 7:11 p.m. Oct. 15-16 on George’s Pond.
Five dollars from each ticket sold for Friday’s and Saturday’s games will go to Shanda Strong, wife of head coach Jason “Soupy” Campbell. She has been undergoing chemotherapy for cancer.
And after Saturday’s game, jerseys will be auctioned off for Renee’s Run. The run is named after Denny Rogers’ wife, who died of cancer.
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