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Nanaimo Clippers, Snuneymuxw First Nation and Island Savings form a partnership

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Nanaimo Clippers Jr. A Hockey Club
250-722-5477
tali@nanaimoclippers.com 

RELEASE DATE:
February 3rd 2020

NANAIMO CLIPPERS TO HONOUR SNUNEYMUXW FIRST NATIONS ON FEBRUARY 15th GAME 

NANAIMO, BC – The Nanaimo Clippers in partnership with Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union, are proud to announce they will be hosting a Snuneymuxw First Nation Night on February 15th, 2020 when the Nanaimo Clippers compete against the Powell River Kings.

“This is something we have been working with Island Savings and Snuneymuxw First Nation Chief and Councillors for quite some time and are really excited to see it coming together.” commented Tali Campbell, Nanaimo Clippers General Manager.  February 15th is going to be celebrated with many cultural activities and the Clippers will wear jerseys that include the Snuneymuxw designs and logo. The jerseys will only be worn on February 15th then auctioned off to the public with all net proceeds being donated to buy sporting equipment for the Snuneymuxw First Nation.

“Including Snuneymuxw culture at the Nanaimo Clippers game on February 15th, 2020 fosters inclusivity and a great opportunity to share Snuneymuxw history and way of life.  Snuneymuxw is appreciative of our partnership with the Nanaimo Clippers that supports the advancement of reconciliation in Nanaimo.”  says Chief Mike Wyse, Snuneymuxw First Nation.

“On behalf of the Island Savings team, we’re so pleased to partner with the Nanaimo Clippers organization to support this very special evening,” says Kendall Gross, president of Island Savings. “To be included as part of the Snuneymuxw First Nation Night and support this important opportunity to raise awareness about the Snuneymuxw culture and history in our community is a great honour,”

The Clippers will continue to release more details regarding the February 15th Game through their Social Media Channels.