COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS FOUNDATION PRESENTS “LADY JACKETS FAVORITE THINGS BASKET AUCTION” APRIL 5-12

Fundraiser is highlighted by unique experiences, autographed memorabilia and favorite items of CBJ players, coaches and hockey operations staff

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation presents the “Lady Jackets Favorite Things Basket Auction,” an event during which the wives and girlfriends of players, coaches and team personnel offer auction packages featuring one-of-a-kind items and experiences. The fundraiser opened today and will conclude at 11 p.m. ET on Monday, April 12.  Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Lady Jackets fund through the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation to support the group’s special charitable projects and events.

Highlights of auction experiences/items include the following:

  • Round of golf with CBJ General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen at the exclusive Double Eagle Club
  • Buckeye Bourbon House Private Bartending Class
  • Autographed sticks and jerseys from select Blue Jackets players
  • Family Membership to the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • Gift cards to numerous local restaurants
  • Blue Jackets dog-themed items

This auction includes 17 baskets put together by the Lady Jackets containing autographed memorabilia and some favorite items of the CBJ players, coaches and members of the club’s hockey operations staff.

Fans may text CBJAUCTION to 76278 or visit cbjauction.givesmart.com to participate.  In addition, The 5th Line will also have the opportunity to participate in the auction during the Kids Takeover Game on Saturday, April 10th at Nationwide Arena.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Tuesday when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Puck drop from Nationwide Arena is set for 7:00 p.m. ET.  Live coverage on Bally Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m.  All Blue Jackets games televised on Bally Sports Ohio will also be streamed live via Bally Sports app.  The game may also be heard on the Eldorado Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network, including 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.

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