MCKENNA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES PARTNERS FOR INAUGURAL TIM PEEL REFEREE CAMP

 

The Bill McKenna Scholarship Foundation is excited to announce the list of partners and sponsors for the inaugural Tim Peel Referee Camp, which will take place July 26-28, 2019 at the Brentwood Ice Arena in St. Louis.

 

The Tim Peel Referee Camp is a three-day ice hockey officiating camp featuring interactive classroom curriculum, on-ice instruction, off-ice workouts, live game supervisions, and a lot of fun. In addition to NHL Referee Tim Peel, camp instructors will consist of top minor pro, collegiate, junior and amateur officials. The camp is open to USA Hockey certified officials ages 16 and older. All proceeds of the camp will benefit the Bill McKenna Scholarship Foundation.

Triad Bank has signed on as official camp partner. Triad Bank is a full-service financial institution established to provide a wide range of commercial and personal banking services to closely held businesses, their owners, and families. Triad Bank’s platform is a relationship-based approach which gives their valued clients the comfort of knowing all of their banking needs will be satisfied by a single financial institution, from sophisticated cash management programs and working capital lines of credit, to a child’s first savings account.

A strong supporter of St. Louis area ice hockey, Luxco has also agreed to serve as official camp partner. Luxco is a consumer products company that is mindful of the past, yet focused on the future. Luxco’s mission is to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of its consumers, associates and business partners through optimized resources, incomparable service and an innovative brand portfolio.

With a community of ice hockey officials from around the world, in addition to a commitment to training and retaining officials, Team Stripes has signed on as the camp’s exclusive video content provider. Team Stripes will be providing the Tim Peel Referee Camp with high-quality teaching tools to help support the growth and development of its students.

A St. Louis Blues tradition where the game is always on, OB Clark’s joins the Tim Peel Referee Camp as sponsor of the camp’s Saturday Dinner & Celebration. For almost four decades, OB Clark’s has been family owned and is proud to have established a welcoming atmosphere of sports, drinks, food and fun. With 17 flat panel TVs and two big-screen TVs (and wireless Internet), no matter where you’re sitting, you’ll have the best seat in the house.

For a Hole in Your Roof or a Whole New Roof®, Frederic Roofing comes onboard as lunch sponsor. Frederic Roofing is proud to be one of the most well-known and versatile roofing companies in the St. Louis area. Frederic Roofing’s long-time reputation for providing exceptional customer service has led the company to a legacy of excellence. Frederic Roofing provides an array of top-quality services that include commercial, residential, and industrial roofing options.

Known for being a hockey program for people of all ages, the Winterland Ice Hockey Program will support the Tim Peel Referee Camp as ice-time and game-play partner. Since it’s founding in the 1960s, Winterland’s mission to: make sure kids have FUN, make sure coaches have FUN, supply fundamental instruction, expose participants to professional instruction, provide kids game experience, give kids a chance to play with kids from other organizations, and to travel and play hockey in a friendly atmosphere. 

The exclusive provider of officiating services to youth, high school, college club and adult hockey in the Greater St. Louis area, the Missouri Ice Hockey Officials Association is proud to support the Tim Peel Referee Camp. The Missouri Ice Hockey Officials Association promotes the sport of amateur ice hockey through the development of on-ice officials and encourages the spirit of fair play and sportsmanship by providing safe and fair environments in which to conduct competitions.

A long-time leader in the St. Louis hockey community, the St. Louis Blues Alumni Association continues its support of the McKenna Scholarship Foundation. The St. Louis Blues Alumni Association was established in 1988 with the mission to give back the sport, the communities, and people who have given so much to the Blues Alumni. Thanks to the commitment of the Alumni, the St. Louis Blues organization, volunteers, and fans, the Blues Alumni has contributed millions to the St. Louis community and beyond.

The Bill McKenna Memorial Scholarship Foundation encourages young people to participate in St. Louis hockey as ice hockey officials. Through these efforts, the hockey community will benefit from qualified referees to officiate the increasing number of youth hockey games in the St. Louis area.

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