With Short Course right around the corner it is time to strap on those skates and hit the ice in Columbus. Non-serious skaters do need to apply. This is a fun event for all skill levels. D.S. Cole Growers Presents Hockey in Columbus takes place at 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 12, for the benefit of America in Bloom. Register online as a player or a sponsor. All sponsor contributions are directed to America in Bloom to promote plants in our communities. Just register online at www.americainbloom.org/hockey. If you have questions please contact Sue Mayo at 603-783-9561 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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