Barry Trotz and his Wife to Visit Fort Dupont this Saturday

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Capitals head coach Barry Trotz, along with his wife Kim, will be on hand to partake in the MSE Foundation service project. The project will take place this Saturday at the Fort Dupont Ice Arena. 

FROM THE MEDIA RELEASE

Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz and wife Kim, Red Rockers, mascot Slapshot and more than 100 Caps fans will participate in a Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation (MSE Foundation) service project to help spruce up Fort Dupont Ice Arena in Southeast Washington, D.C., on Saturday, June 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday will mark the eighth-consecutive year that the Capitals and their fans have joined together to help clean up and make improvements at Fort Dupont. Volunteers will paint the locker rooms, hallways and bathrooms, wax the boards, clean the glass, put together goals, and clean and organize hockey equipment inside the arena. Outside volunteers will clean and mulch tree boxes and flower beds, weed, and sweep the parking lot and sidewalks.

Fort Dupont Ice Arena is the only full-size indoor ice arena in Washington, D.C., and the Cannons are the oldest minority youth hockey program in North America and the oldest ice hockey program that is a member of the Hockey is for Everyone initiative. The program’s goal is to teach young people discipline, self-esteem, and a sense of purpose and to offer an incentive to excel academically.                                                                

WHO:            Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz and wife Kim, mascot Slapshot, and 100 Caps fans

WHAT:         Help spruce up Fort Dupont through a Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation service project

WHEN:         Saturday, June 3rd from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:       Fort Dupont Ice Arena

3779 Ely Place Southeast

Washington, DC 20019

By Michael Marzzacco

About Michael Marzzacco

Michael is an avid DC sports fan with a passion for writing. He has followed the Washington Capitals since the 2003-04 season, around the time his enthusiasm for DC teams really began. It was from the days when they had the worst record in the league to when they became the most exciting team in the area. His Dad took him to his first Caps game a couple of years later. One of his favorite memories was being in the stands during the 2015 Winter Classic where Troy Brouwer scored the game-winning goal with 12 seconds left. Michael graduated from Radford University in May 2016, earning a degree in journalism and focusing on sports journalism and broadcasting. His goal is to work in sports media in Washington, D.C.
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One Response to Barry Trotz and his Wife to Visit Fort Dupont this Saturday

  1. Pingback: Scoring Big in the Community: Monumental Sports, the Capitals, and Fans Team up to Improve Fort DuPont Ice Rink – By Gene Wu | NoVa Caps

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