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