MARQUETTE, Mich. – (WJMN) – When Northern Michigan University’s Wildcats team welcomes the University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs on Saturday, December 4th, fans have a chance to get in on the action and bring some fun to those who don’t care. others in the community.
Northern Michigan University has partnered with the NMU Athlete-Student Advisory Committee and Mining Magazine Cheerleading Club to toss the annual Teddy Bear Toss during the first pause in hockey. request on Saturday.
In 2020, a record 623 bears and stuffed toys were given away in a teddy bear toss event in the parking lot of the Berry Events Center.
“The annual Teddy Bear Toss is so important to local families and provides an opportunity to make a positive difference,” said the Athletics Director. Forrest Karr. “Last year’s event required a bit of creativity and flexibility, and the student-athlete volunteers were exceptional. This year, we’re grateful to have fans in attendance and look forward to bringing the original format back. ”
You are encouraged but not required to bring a bear or other stuffed toy to throw on the ice during the break between the first and second periods of Saturday’s game. If you’re not satisfied, you’ll get a free voucher for any remaining home basketball games from 2021-22.
The Wildcat hockey team hosts the top-rated UMD this Friday and Saturday, with both games set to kick off at 6:37 p.m.
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