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Oilers launch online Locker Room auction

Auction in support of Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation

Monday, 01.06.2009 / 2:57 PM / Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation
By Edmonton Oilers Press Release
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Oilers launch online Locker Room auction
The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation launched the Locker Room Online Auction Wednesday, May 20 at 3:00pm MDT.  Oilers fans across Oil Country and around the world can now bid on the largest Oilers online auction to date with 95 lots including memorabilia, current team signed items and other game-used equipment and sticks.

All the proceeds of the auction will go towards the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation who will direct the proceeds to charities in central and northern Alberta whose core focus is youth, education, health and wellness

Highlighted items include an original Edmonton Coliseum chair autographed by Gretzky, Messier, Coffey, Kurri, Anderson, Fuhr; a Jordan Eberle autographed Team Canada jersey and a Replica Stanley Cup autographed by Gretzky, Messier and the rest of the Boys on the Bus. 

“This online auction is a great opportunity for fans to secure one-of-a-kind Oilers memorabilia while also supporting charities in northern Alberta,” said Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation Executive Director Natalie Minckler.

This auction is the last Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation online auction of the season. Bidding begins at 3:00pm MDT on May 20th and closes at 8:00pm MDT on June 3rd with staggered end times. Follow this link regularly until June 3rd to bid on your favourite items.


ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
Established in 2001, the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) continues the Oilers legacy of giving back by contributing its unique resources and financial support to charitable organizations that serve the communities of Northern Alberta.  Led by a dedicated community Board of Directors, the EOCF has developed a number of programs and partnerships that target those who need it most.

The EOCF raises its funds through a variety of fundraising initiatives that take place during Oilers home games and the generous contributions of Oilers fans and friends.

The Foundation gives back in excess of $1 million annually to charitable organizations registered with Revenue Canada whose programs support education and health and wellness for youth throughout Oil Country.
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