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Birmingham hockey team partners with Make-A-Wish

BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Bulls of the Southern Professional Hockey League is teaming up with Make-A-Wish Alabama on Saturday, March 17 to raise money for the local nonprofit organization.

Make-A-Wish Alabama grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses in all 67 Alabama counties. There are currently about 300 children in the state waiting on a wish.

Bulls players will be wearing St. Patrick’s Day jerseys for this game, which will be auctioned off after the game to benefit Make-A-Wish Alabama. 

The game is set for 7 p.m. March 17 at the Pelham Civic Center against the Virginian Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs.

For more information, check out http://www.bullshockey.net.

Make sure to support this worthy cause!

Gary Lloyd is the author of five books: "Trussville, Alabama: A Brief History," "Deep Green," "Heart of the Plate," "Valley Road: Uplifting Stories from Down South," and "Ray of Hope." He has been a reporter and editor at newspapers and magazines in Mississippi and Alabama. He grew up in Trussville, Alabama, and graduated from Hewitt-Trussville High School in 2006. He earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from The University of Alabama in 2009. He lives in Moody, Alabama, with his wife, Jessica, and their two dogs, Abby and Sonny.

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