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New West Salmonbellies celebrate Honour House Night on July 28

Armed Forces, veterans and first responders get in free to Salmonbellies July 28 game against the Coquitlam Adanacs
Salmonbellies 7 Haiden Dickson
Haiden Dickson takes a shot for the Salmonbellies home opener against Burnaby. Their July 28 game is Honour House Night.

What’s happening?

The New Westminster Senior A Salmonbellies are celebrating Honour House Night at their game on Thursday, July 28 at Queen’s Park Arena.

“The Salmonbellies profoundly appreciate the contribution of our Armed Forces – both active duty and veterans, and all who work as first responders,” said club president Paul Horn in a news release. “That's why we dedicate one game per year to Honour House, a ‘home away from home’ for veterans, armed forces personnel, emergency responders and their families, during times of recovery.”

Admission to the game against is free if you are an active or retired member of: Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force); police, sheriff, corrections or border services; fire, paramedic, search and rescue; coast guard; emergency dispatch; or conservation officers.

The Salmonbellies will take on the Burnaby Lakers on Thursday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m.

What’s Honour House?

Since September 2011, Honour House has been providing a “home away from home” for members of the Canadian Armed Forces, veterans, emergency services personnel and their families when they’re receiving medical care and treatment in the Metro Vancouver area. Located in a renovated heritage house in the Queen’s Park neighbourhood, Honour House has 11 private bedrooms (each with its own en-suite bathroom) and shared spaces, including a kitchen, living room, media room and sunrooms.

How many more games are left in the season?

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, the Salmonbellies will head to Planet Ice – Cam Neely Arena in Maple Ridge, when they will take on the Maple Ride Burrards at 7:30 p.m. They’ll wrap up their regular season at home on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Queen’s Park Arena, when they’ll take on the Coquitlam Adanacs.

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