Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Missouri Mavericks will participate in a fundraiser with Centerpoint Medical Center and Evolve Salon to raise money for the Movember Foundation.
Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/10/2015 -- The Missouri Mavericks, owned by Lamar Hunt Jr., are partnering with Centerpoint Medical Center and Evolve Salon to raise awareness and money for Movember. The MoMavember team players will help the Mavericks raise funds for the Movember Foundation. Funds raised by individual players will be collected and pooled throughout November.
The nine mustache growing mo-bros of the MoMavember team include: Trevor Ludwig, Andrew Courtney, Kyle Burroughs, CJ Ludwig, Rocco Carzo, Scott Allen, David De Kastrozza, Chris Owens, and Patrick Cullity. They aim to raise at least $150 per player, so far the team has raised $280.
The Mavericks players participating in the MoMavember team are all beginning without facial hair for the contest, with the exception of Andrew Courtney. For updates on the progress from MoMavember players visit the MoMavember page at http://moteam.co/momavember .
The Mavericks will play the Wichita Thunder in three consecutive games in the upcoming week, for more information on the upcoming November game schedule visit http://www.missourimavericks.com.
About the Missouri Mavericks
The Missouri Mavericks are a professional ice hockey team based in Independence, Missouri and the proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders (NHL) and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The Mavs are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the ECHL—the Premier 'AA' Hockey League in North America, led by General Manager Brent Thiessen and Head Coach Richard Matvichuk. Founded in 2009, the Mavericks are entering into their seventh season in franchise history at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. Missouri competed for five seasons in the (now defunct) Central Hockey League (CHL) before formally joining the ECHL on Oct. 7, 2014 ahead of their 2014-15 campaign. Lamar Hunt Jr. was announced as the new President and Owner of the Missouri Mavericks on Feb. 6, 2015.
About Lamar Hunt Jr.
Lamar Hunt, Jr. founded and participates in the Loretto Companies group that includes the Kansas City based private charitable organization Loretto Foundation, LLC. One of the major goals of the foundation, besides making contributions to charities, is to educate the public about what the Christian faith has to say about business and our work in the world. Hunt is also the owner of the Independence, MO hockey team the Missouri Mavericks, LLC (member of the East Coast hockey League).