First ever Sirens Cup a great success!
2023-03-02 09:19 PST
On February 25, 2023, Prince George RCMP took to the ice at the Kopar Memorial Arena to faceoff against the Prince George Fire Fighters in the inaugural Sirens Cup Charity Hockey game. The game was a ton of fun for players and spectators alike, ending in a score of 9-5 for Prince George Fire Fighters.
This is the first time in a very long time that police officers and fire fighters have played against one another in a hockey game here in Prince George, and it’s clear from the response we received that the community was just as excited as we were to have this match-up happen, states Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP.
Prince George RCMP raised funds for their Victim Services Unit, while the Prince George Fire Fighters played to support the Fire Fighters Charitable Society. In total, $1775 was raised for each of the two charities, with the final donation being made by RCMP Superintendent Shaun Wright. In keeping with the friendly rivalry, the Officers in Charge of PGRCMP and PG Fire Fighters wagered for their team’s win. The bet: the officer in charge of the losing team wears the winning team’s jersey and contributes $50 towards the fundraising total. Better luck next year, Superintendent Wright!
Click here for larger image of Fire Chief Warner and RCMP Superintendent Wright at Fire Hall 1. Superintendent Wright is wearing the PG Fire Fighters hockey jersey and is giving $50 to Fire Chief Warner.
This event could not have happened without the incredible support received from businesses in the community. A huge thank-you goes to our sponsors PG Portable Toilets, Canadian Tire and CKPG, as well as to our partners, the Prince George Spruce Kings, without whom this event would not have gotten off the ground.
We look forward to next year’s Sirens Cup!
You can learn more about the Prince George RCMP Victim Services Unit and the Prince George Fire Fighters Charitable Society at the following links:
Prince George RCMP - Victim Services (rcmp-grc.gc.ca)
Prince Geoge Fire Fighters Union Local 1372 (princegeorgefirefighterslocal1372.com)
Feature photo courtesy of Chuck Chin
Cpl. Jennifer CooperCommunications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
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