Columbus Blue Jackets News: BLUE JACKETS FOUNDATION HOSTS “THE CANNONBALL” THURSDAY, MAY 5

MAY 3, 2022

WHAT:            The CannonBall, presented by Bartha, is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation. This year’s “Swing Into Spring” theme will show how the Foundation’s impact continues to grow and plant the seed for the future health and wellness of children in central Ohio.  The night will include a special presentation on youth hockey featuring CBJ forward Sean Kuraly along with an announcement regarding an upcoming community impact project funded by the Foundation.

WHEN:            Thursday, May 5 | 7:45 p.m.

Special announcement will take place at 8:00 p.m.

WHERE:           Hilton Columbus Downtown | 401 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215

MORE INFO:    The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation is dedicated to supporting Central Ohio youth health and wellness initiatives in the areas of pediatric cancer, reading, fitness through play, and the growth and development of amateur hockey.  Over 360 community programs were supported through donations and grants and more than 87,000 youth were impacted this season by programs funded by the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, which has awarded over $11.9 million in grants invested in the community since 2000.  In addition, 550 schools in central Ohio participated in the club’s no-cost hockey-themed education resources and more than 51,000 children were provided the opportunity to try hockey for the first time through no or low-cost sticks in hands programs offered by the Blue Jackets.  For more information on the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, visit www.BlueJacketsFoundation.com/community.

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