Capitals Players and Significant Others To Host Wish Upon A Par to Benefit Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic

Select Capitals players and their significant others will host the third-consecutive “Wish Upon A Par” on Jan. 13 at Top Golf Loudoun in Ashburn, Va. 

Coordinated by Brooks and Erin Orpik with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic, the event offers fans the chance to bid to spend time with a favorite player or purchase tickets to attend, with all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic.

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The auction and tickets are currently available at www.WishUponAPar.org. Participants do not have to be experienced golfers to partake in the event.

Capitals fans will be able to enjoy golf and gaming with select players. The opportunity to play with NBC Sports Washington’s Capitals play-by-play announcer Joe Beninati and analyst Craig Laughlin as a pair also is being auctioned.

General and VIP ticket packages are available, featuring three and a half hours of play, food, access to a silent auction and additional activities. The VIP package also includes access to a pre-event meet and greet with players.

In addition, fans can bid on the opportunity to play a round of Topgolf with select Capitals players, featuring one Topgolf game with the winner, four guests and a Capitals player. The package also includes unlimited food with beer and wine, access to the silent auction and more.

The auction to play with your favorite Caps player is open to the public until Jan. 1 and tickets are available until Jan. 8. Fans who are unable to attend will also be able to bid on the silent auction items online from Jan. 8 through the conclusion of the event on Jan. 13.  

For more information and to bid or purchase tickets visit www.WishUponAPar.org.

About Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic serves children who reside in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Founded in 1983, the organization has granted more than 9,500 wishes in the Mid-Atlantic region since its inception. However, currently for every wish granted, at least one more local child is waiting. The community has the opportunity to make an impact today by helping Make-A-Wish to reach hundreds of kids whose wishes would go otherwise go unanswered this year. For more information, please visit: www.midatlantic.wish.org.

Photos from last year’s event here. 2017 event here.

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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