Positively Jax: Registration for “Angel Tree” giveaway starts Monday
The Salvation Army is hosting its annual Christmas Angel Tree giveaway to make the holidays easier for local families in need. This program makes Christmas wishes come true for thousands of children. Registration will run from September 26th to October 7th 2022.
13th Annual Flounder Pounder Fishing Tournament
The annual “Flounder Pounder” charity fishing tournament is coming up on its 13th Annual tournament! “Flounder Pounder” began in 2010, spearheaded by parents Chip and Teresa Davis. When their son Tyler was diagnosed with autism, they wanted to create an event that gave back to the cause.
These ‘teddy bear toss’ videos will warm your heart
Once the home team scores its first goal of the game, fans unleash the teddy bears by throwing them over the glass and onto the ice. If it's a packed game and fans know about the toss, teddy bears will fly onto the ice for several minutes. The teddy bear toss has become so popular in some areas, that world records have been broken. The previous record for the Teddy Bear Toss was set in 2015 by fans of the Calgary Hitmen with 28,815 stuffed animals. The Hershey Bears collected 25,017 stuffed animals at their 2017 Teddy Bear Toss, but absolutely crushed their record with 34,798 stuffed animals in 2018.
Proceeds from this year’s ‘Guns and Hoses’ game to help support family of firefighter lost at sea
The Gonzalez family came out to support the Hoses, but there was also a lot of support for the Guns. “We've been waiting to play this game for a year,” said Daniel Perrotti, the captain of the “Guns” team. Many of the proceeds will go to help support the family of Brian McCluney, one of two firefighters lost at sea over the summer. "We love doing events like this,” said Stephen Myers, the captain of the “Hoses” team. And it's a lot of fun.”He added, "Most people, once they see a live hockey game, get hooked on this game.