3/7/2018 7:20:09 AM

There will be a high police presence at the New Tecumseth Recreation Centre this Thursday (mar 8) afternoon.

The Nottawasaga OPP are gearing up to play a charity hockey game against students from Banting Memorial High School.

They are calling it Fill the Rik for Avery

The goal of the game is to build up a positive relationship between law enforcement and high school students.

OPP Constable Lisa Cruz says students will be able to "buy" their way out of school for the afternoon with the purchase of a commemorative game shirt to attend the event.



All money raised will go to the "Avery Andrew Memorial Scholarship Fund".

Avery, was a former Banting student and captain of her hockey team who was killed in a car accident near Alliston New Years Day

A ceremonial puck drop will be held at 12:35pm, and the game gets underway at 12:50pm.


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