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Veterans Cup hockey game in Traverse City raises almost $24K for Mid-Michigan Honor Flight

UPDATE: 3/14/24

Officials announced Thursday that the 2024 Veterans Cup game raised a total of $23,833 for the Mid-Michigan Honor Flight and Grand Traverse Area Veterans Coalition.

1/26/24

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TRAVERSE CITY — There’s an opportunity to watch some hockey and support a good cause this weekend.

The 10th annual Veterans Cup will take place at Centre Ice in Traverse City, when TC Central takes on the Bay Reps.

Proceeds go to the Mid-Michigan Honor Flight, an organization that flies veterans to Washington D.C. each year to pay tribute to their fallen brothers and sisters.

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“Hockey players will all have a jersey for a veteran. Then they present that jersey to the veterans during a ceremony,” said Lori Thume, Mid-Michigan Honor Flight treasurer.

The ceremony starts at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27.

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