This Blog provides Detroit area youth hockey news. It was originally the blog of the now defunct Detroit Hockey Association, the most affordable youth ice hockey organization in Michigan based at Jack Adams Arena in Detroit. The Clark Park Coalition keeps this tradition alive in Southwest Detroit.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Detroit Hockey reminders: New season right around the corner

It's almost that time again. That's right hockey time is here! We hope you are as excited as we are about the upcoming 2009-2010 season. I have just a few reminders for you.

We are currently registering for the upcoming 2009-2010 season. You should have received you player’s registration form in the mail or via mail. You may also download registration forms from the web site.

Some of you have already taken advantage of the early registration discounts. We had a $50.00 discount if you didn't get a chance to take advantage of that don't worry you can still save $25.00 of your fees registration fees now thru September 15, 2009 (*note this has been extended). Please take advantage of the early registration discounts and save yourself some extra cash!!! (*please note fee must be paid in full minus discount)

We will be holding an onsite registration this Saturday, August 22, 2009 @ Jack Adams Arena from 10am-12pm.

Please remember 1/2 of your fees must be paid at time of registration in order to have your child rostered. Fees for this year are: Competitive Teams (Mite-Midget) $300.00 registration fee (*this does not include referee or team fees) I-Program is $150.00

Anyone still owing any outstanding balances from last season must pay these fee ASAP this includes money for Wendy's cards!!

We will have several fundraiser to help offset your fees as well as help raise money for the association. We are currently doing an advertisement fundraising program where we are soliciting businesses to buy banners or have their logo's placed on the boards o f the arena. Please check your mail for more information on this fundraiser. Please also check for upcoming emails and your mail boxes for further fundraiser we will be having.

Please don't forget about our ongoing fundraiser's. Do you have any old cell phones or ink cartridges? If so don't throw those away give them to the DHA to help our organization earn a little extra cash!

We need volunteers!!! We can not have a successful season without the help of our wonderful volunteers! We thank you for all your continued support and we are going to need you even more this year. We have a goal to try to reach we would like to get at least 50 new kids in our I-Program our true goal is to have 100 kids in our I-Program we need your help to accomplish this. Please tell your family, friends, neighbors, teachers, barbers, any one you meet about the DHA!!! With your help we are sure to reach this goal!

We also need volunteers to help us at a upcoming recruitment event. We need parents and players to come out on August 28, 2009 to the Michigan State Fair to help us pa ss out flyers and tell people what we are doing at the DHA! The DHA will have a table for the Youth After School Fair that will be held at the State Fair we are responsible to have someone available the whole day of the fair. So if you and your players can come help us out please contact me!!! (Cynthia 313-727-7330 or 313-834-2563) I will be there I hope some of you will be too!!

If you know any players looking for a team please tell to think of making the DHA their home we have the lowest fees in the state!

Upcoming Events:
August 22, 2009: Onsite Registration 10am-12pm
August 28, 2009: Afer School Fair at the Michigan State Fair 9am-8pm

*Please look for more information regarding upcoming parent meetings, fundraiser's, ice schedules and much more!!!

Please don't hesitate to call me for any questions or concerns.

Thanks you,
Cynthia Wardlaw (DHA Secretary)

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