The Komets and the Vera Bradley Foundation announced Wednesday that $15,582 was raised during “Pink The Rink Weekend” at Komet home games Feb. 1st and 2nd. The “Pink The Rink Weekend” was held to fight breast cancer and promote awareness for early detection and treatment.
23 Komet jerseys were sold in auction with Kaleigh Schrock’s #79 attracting the highest bid for the second consecutive year at $1,200. Daniel Maggio’s #9 and Brandon Marino’s #13 collected the second highest bids of $900 each while Brett Smith’s #41 snagged a third-best bid of $850. “The Vera Bradley Foundation and the Fort Wayne Komets wish to thank all Komet fans who helped raise over $15,000 for the Vera Bradley Foundation,” Komet general manage David Franke said. “Komet fans always step up to donate to the Vera Bradley Foundation on Pink The Rink Weekend.”