Here’s your chance to watch a terrific ice-skating show and help cure cancer at the same time.
The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation will bring a SK8 to Elimin8 Cancer fundraising event to the Frankenmuth Rink at Campus Martius Park on January 30.
There will be performances by two-time national champion and CARES board ambassador Alissa Czisny and local fundraisers.
The event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and includes a free ice show, open to the public. It will be followed by a family friendly Frozen 5k.
The Frozen 5k is free to registered participants, but regular ice admission and skate rental applies. Click here register.
You can also register for $25 and receive a Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer t-shirt. There are opportunities to fundraise to receive incentives and rewards, including Apple AirPods, Love Your Melon hats, and performance opportunities in the Ice Show.
Proceeds will benefit the Scott Hamilton Cares Foundation and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.
Scott Hamilton, a cancer survivor, has been leading the charge to fund innovative cancer research, encouraging skaters around the country to lace up and Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer. His foundation introduced the peer-to-peer fundraising campaign in 2015. More than 60 successful events have been held with additional ones scheduled across the nation.
To donate to the foundation, visit www.mysk8.org and click on the Detroit, Michigan location. Proceeds benefit the Scott Hamilton Cares Foundation and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.
The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation is holding the SK8 to Elimin8 Cancer fundraising in partnership with Downtown Detroit Partnership and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.