Crofton holding Hockey for Life fundraiser

Warmland Community Church, working with Duncan Christian School, is once again bringing a Hall of Fame hockey legend to the Cowichan Valley.  As part of its second annual Hockey Is Life! fundraiser, Warmland has invited Edmonton Oilers’ great and Hall of Fame member, Grant Fuhr as special guest for the May 6 and 7 weekend events.“In developing this follow up to the 2010 fundraiser, we knew we would have to bring forward another legendary hockey player for our 2011 Hockey Is Life! weekend,” said Warmland fundraising team member, Bruce Findlay.  “Grant Fuhr is a legendary goaltender, backstopping one of the greatest NHL dynasties of all time, and is a great ambassador for the sport. We are ecstatic to bring Mr. Fuhr to the Cowichan Valley.”Planned events will include a charity golf tournament, gala dinner, silent and live auction on Friday, May 6, and on May 7, events will include a street hockey tournament and public signing session with Fuhr. Fuhr will be taking part in all of the events throughout the weekend.For more information, please contact the “Hockey Is Life!” team at 250.416.6740 or go to“The golf tournament will be a show-stopper. Not only is Grant Fuhr going to be meeting and taking pictures with all of the golfers, but two foursomes can get the opportunity to actually golf with him for 9 holes each,” said Findlay.