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posted: 4/10/2013 5:35 PM

Hockey for Heroes fundraiser on Friday

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A local nonprofit is teaming up with area police officers, firefighters and members of the U.S. military to play a series of floor hockey games against each other Friday night with all proceeds going to charity.

Salute, Inc., is hosting the Hockey for Heroes event from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 12 at Central Community Center, 1000 W. Central Road, Mount Prospect.

Teams from the following organizations are scheduled to play: U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, Des Plaines Fire Department, Arlington Heights Fire Department, Mount Prospect Fire Department, Mount Prospect Police Department, ComEd and Northwest Central Dispatch.

Organizers are asking for a minimum $5 donation from spectators and said all money will go to help local veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Anyone with questions or who would like to sponsor a team should contact Salute, Inc., at (847) 877-2821.

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