MEMORIAL HIGHWAY CHEVROLET ANNOUNCES MAJOR SPONSORSHIP COMMITMENT TO 1ST SUMMIT ARENA.
Memorial Highway Chevrolet and 1ST SUMMIT Arena jointly celebrated the arena’s 70th anniversary by announcing a multi-year partnership that will provide a substantial upgrade to the facility’s operations.
As a part of the agreement, Memorial Highway Chevrolet will fully fund the purchase of a brand-new ice resurfacing machine. The car dealership will become the official and exclusive sponsor of the arena’s Zamboni. The new unit is set to arrive in January 2021.
“We are extremely excited to be a part of the community and support this wonderful historical venue that has entertained so many families, sports fans, and visitors over seven decades” said Andi Palmar, Community Liaison for Memorial Highway Chevrolet. “We look forward to an active and engaged partnership with the arena and the community”
Additionally, at the center of the agreement is a pair of programs that are a part of Memorial Highway Chevrolet’s vision of community outreach. Those initiatives include:
- Memorial Highway Hometown Heroes: A seat will be added to the Zamboni that will allow local United State military members and first responders to be recognized during each Tomahawks game.
- Memorial Highway Hockey Scholarship: A commitment to support youth hockey by allocating $5000 in scholarship opportunities.
The announcement comes on the day the Tomahawks are set to open their 2020-21 home season and on the exact day the arena opened 70 years ago on October 16, 1950.
“It’s a tremendous gift to the arena and the power of this partnership enables us to pursue our goal of providing the best possible recreation and entertainment facility for our users” said Jean Desrochers, Facility Manager. “This long-term commitment comes at a very important time and we are extremely thankful for Memorial Highway Chevrolet”