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2015 Cheever Grant Winners

By Cheever Committee , 03/30/15, 4:45PM EDT


40 K in Grow Hockey Awards

The purpose of the grant Program is to seek, fund, and share within Mass Hockey, innovative methods for growing ice hockey participation in our Town, Girls/Women and Disabled Hockey Programs. Funds received from the Mike Cheever "Grow Hockey" Development Grant shall be used to increase the number of new players or retain existing players in the submitting Program. The Cheever Program may also be used by programs to adopt and implement practices consistent with ADM.

On hand to present the 2015 Grant awards were Chair Ellie Cheever, Tom Songin, Mike Dargin, Kerri Allan, Bob Sweeney and other committee members.  The recipients and their guests received the awards in a private function before the game and then watched a fantastic game  in the Luxury box so see the Bruins fall in a shoot-out loss, with all attendee's getting a special edition Bruins Green cap.

Cape Ann Youth Hockey  $ 2,000
Accepted by: Michael English, Frank Caputo & Chris Karvelas
Challenger Program for kids with disabilities

Hingham Girls Hockey $ 4.300
Accepted by: Garrett Jordan & Bruce Haas
"Lets play Hockey" introductory sessions for girls

Dedham Youth Hockey  $ 5,000
Accepted by: Kathleen O'Neil,  Russell Stamm, Jeff Adams & Matt Gallagher
Learn To Play Hockey equipment, Subsidize Ice cost for Learn To Skate

Framingham Youth Hockey $ 4,500
Accepted by: Bob Lewis & Kevin Wilder
3v3 Cross ice + skill practice for girls U8, U10, U12

Malden East Boston Youth Hockey $ 4,000
Accepted by: Maribel Lopez Fosdick & Peter Guiliano
Free Learn To Skate tuition for all Malden/East Boston residents

Melrose Youth Hockey $ 4,500
Accepted by: Melissa Aveni & Rachel Aveni
Start "Girls Only" Learn To Play for 5-12yo plus goaltending clinic

Pioneer Valley Youth Hockey $ 4,500
Accepted by: Kurt Carpenter & Chris Valley
Provide equipment vouchers for families in need

Salem Swampscott Youth Hockey  $ 3,356
Accepted by: Ken Johnson & Anja Johnson
Skating skills session for 1st/2nd year Squirt and Pee Wee players

Triboro Youth Hockey $ $ 4,000
Accepted by: Alan Gulachenski & Jon Proffitt
Provided low cost Girl Only Mite age league

Wilmington Youth Hockey $1,589
Accepted by; Eric Packer & Marc Gallucci
Expand Try Hockey for Free events. Equipment/Ice

Winthrop Youth Hockey Association $ 2,000
Accepted by: Steve Rogers & Sean Carleton
Low cost in-house cross ice league U6/U8