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HOLIDAY & GAME WATCHING PARTY

All Members and Friends Welcome

Date: December 16, 2017

Holiday Party: 5:00 - 6:30

Game Watching Party: 

6:30 - end of game

Location:  Winking Lizard

1380 Bethel Rd,

Columbus, OH 43026

If you are planning to attend the Holiday Party, please

RSVP to Steve at activities@jacketbackers.org 


 

 

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2017-2018 Membership as of 11/14/2017

531 Members (147 New, 383 Renewals)

2,129 Subscribers to our Email List

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654 Members 2016 - 17 Season

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Stop by the Jacket Backers Table at Every Home Game!

It is usually located behind section 116, near the escalator from the McConnell Street Entrance, but may be relocated on a game-by-game basis at the Jackets' request.  Feel free to stop by at any game with your questions, comments or just to see what is going on with the Jacket Backers.

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Community Power Play

$2620 Raised in the 2016-2017 Season for The Blue Jackets Foundation #CommunityPowerPlay Goal!

 The Jacket Backers will again team up with the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation to present our 3rd ANNUAL COMMUNITY POWER PLAY!!   For each Power Play Goal scored by the Blue Jackets, the Jacket Backers will make a donation to the Blue Jackets Foundation – and we’d love it if you’d join us and match!  Use the donation button below to show your support and Celebrate Life and Hockey.

For the first PP Goal scored in each game, we will donate $20 to the Foundation, for the second PP Goal we will donate $40 more, for the third PP Goal we will donate $60 more and so on. If a PP goal turns out to be our game winner, we will add another $100 to the Foundation.  Help us celebrate the joy of scoring more power play goals!


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Monday
Nov272017

Winter Blood Drive

WHAT: The Jacket Backers & Memorial Baptist Church 9th Annual Ryan Salmons Refuse to Lose Day of Giving   

WHEN: Saturday, December 9th, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

WHERE: Memorial Baptist Church

2435 Eakin Rd, Columbus, OH  43204                            

WHY: To save a life!

Each pint of blood donated can help 3 families across central Ohio. 

Give the gift of life!

HOW: To register, 1-800 RED CROSS

To volunteer, email Keith at: community_service@jacketbackers.org

Walk-in’s accepted as schedule permits (registered donors receive priority)

Monday
Nov272017

Game Watching Party - Saturday December 16th - 6:30

 

Come join family, friends and fans to watch the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Carolina Hurricanes.

When: Saturday December 16th – 6:30pm

Where: Winking Lizard Tavern, 1380 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220

As always, we will have door prizes, raffle prizes and a Labatt's beer special.

Monday
Nov272017

Jacket Backers Family Holiday Party - December 16th - 5:00pm

Join the Jacket Backers to celebrate the holiday season and our love of the CBJ at the Winking Lizard at 1380 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220 on Saturday December 16th.

Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided by the Jacket Backers. Alcoholic beverages and additional food items will be available off the menu.

Please bring a small plate of cookies (6-12) to share & exchange.

This year we will be collecting hats, gloves/mittens and scarves in both adult and child sizes to benefit various Central Ohio organizations.

We will again be doing the Hockey Related White Elephant gift exchange. For those of you unfamiliar with a white elephant exchange, this is something you have that you no longer want or need or you never wanted in the first place.

Please RSVP for the Holiday Party to activites@jacketbackers.org and include the number of people from your family attending so we know how much food to order.

 

Sunday
Nov262017

Arizona Tickets Still Available!

11/25/17 - Arizona tickets must be purchased by end of day Friday December 1st.

09/17/17 - Ticket sales are now final for Vegas. However we all know that things come up. If you are interested in being put on a waiting list for tickets should there be a cancellation, please email president@jacketbackers.org.

Tickets for Arizona may be purchased below through mid-December.

Who's up for a road trip to Las Vegas to see the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Vegas Golden Knights for the very first time on Tuesday January 23rd!

The Jacket Backers have reserved 160 tickets to this game however ticket purchases must be paid in full at this time.

You will have 2 ticket options for this game as we have secured both lower and upper bowl tickets. Lower bowl seats will be in Sections 1 & 20 and will cost $125 (sold out). Upper bowl seats will be in Section 203 and will cost $75. 

And for those of you that like to make the most of an adventure, we also have ticktets reserved for the Thursday January 25th CBJ game in Glendale, Arizona against the Coyotes. Tickets for this game will be in Section 116 and will cost $70. Yes, that's right, $70 for lower bowl seats, just 15 rows from the ice.

Because we are required to pay off the tickets within 30 days, full payment must be made at this time and refunds will not be issued unless we have a wait list. Please note that these are Ticket Only. You are responsible for your own Travel & Lodging.

Arizona Tickets - $70.00

Wednesday
Sep132017

Nashville - Enough Said

 

Join the Jacket Backers in Nashville for the final game of the 2017-2018 regular season (Saturday, April 7th) as we take on the Stanley Cup Finalists, the Nashville Predators.

We were very lucky to be able to get tickets to this game but quanties were strictly limited. In the past we have taken multiple buses on this trip but this year, once the trip sells out, we will not be able to additional buses.

We are still finalizing the details but are taking deposits now. Estimated double occupancy is $275-$300. 

There are very few seats left. To insure we don't over sell the trip we have removed the paypal link. Please contact Steve at travel@jacketbackers.org to check trip availability.

 

Wednesday
Sep132017

Things to do in DC in December...

White House, Capitol Hill, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, Tidal Basin, Washington Monument... oh and then of course there is the Columbus Blue Jackets vs. the Washington Capitals on December 2nd.

Join the Jacket Backers as we head to DC to cheer on YOUR Columbus Blue Jackets.

The overnight package will include bus, hotel within walking distance of the arena and a ticket to the game with 58 hard core CBJ fans.

Ticket will include unlimited food, beer, wine, and soda 1 hour before the game up until the start of the 3rd period in the Becks' Lounge and a Washington Capitals t-shirt.

Space is limited so sign up today!  

¨ Single Occupancy - $345

¨ Double Occupancy - $270

¨ Triple Occupancy - $250

¨ Quadruple Occupancy - $240

¨ Ticket Only  -  $95 (Extremely Limited Quantity)

¨ Deposit  -  $150

There are very few tickets left. If you would like to purchase tickets Contact travel@jacketbackers.org .

*Non-members add $25   **Bus travelers must be 21 and older

Sunday
Sep032017

PIZZA-PIZZA HOCKEY-HOCKEY

Last year we were there to say goodbye to the Joe. This year we will be there to say welcome to Little Caesars Arena on Saturday November 11, 2017.

 Package will include:

¨ Lower Bowl Game Ticket – Seating with 60+ hard core CBJ fans

¨ Deluxe Motor Coach travel to and from Detroit aboard the FunBus®

¨ Movies and Entertainment on bus

¨ Light Snacks and Refreshments courtesy of the Jacket Backers

¨ Raffle and Prize give-a-ways

Trip Cost—$170*  Ticket Only—$115

 Contact travel@jacketbackers.org with any questions or requests

*Non-members add $25   **Bus travelers must be 21 and older

SOLD OUT!!!!

Thursday
Aug312017

Join us on Oct 15 for our 2nd Annual Bowling Fundraiser for JB Foundation!

Our 2nd Annual Bowling Fundraiser is on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 1 - 4 pm at Columbus Square Bowling Palace.  Come to knock down some pins and talk about pucks! 

Individual bowlers just $25 or sign up your team of 5 for $125. Seeking sponsors as well - sponsor a lane for just $50 or at the event level for $200, or donate goods or gift cards for our fundraising raffle.

Each bowler will receive 3 games of bowling, with shoe rental included. Event is open to all ages.

Prizes will be awarded, including for most donations raised, best bowler, and most splits bowled. 

Not a bowler?  Come watch and join in the fun.  Refreshments will be available for purchase.

We'll also have fundraising raffles and have a room full of CBJ Hockey and Jacket Backers Memorabilia for you to redecorate your fan room with - the Hockey Mart will be open around noon for your shopping enjoyment and be open during the event.  Have items to sell or consign?  Contact Julie (see below) or check back on our website soon for info on how to turn your items into cash for you and donations for us!

The Jacket Backers Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity, are hockey fans with a goal to do good while having fun with our friends, serving our local and greater hockey community.  Our mission is to support hockey-related and community charities, with a special emphasis on the CBJ Foundation and the causes they support.

Sign up below!  For more information or to make a donation, please contact Julie Maurer at foundation@jacketbackers.org or leave a message on our voicemail at 614-547-9461 (614-547-WIN1)  Thank you for your support!

10/15/2017 Bowling

Wednesday
May032017

2017 Summer Blood Drive

WHAT:

The CBJ Jacket Backers & Memorial Baptist Church Annual Summer Blood Drive

WHEN:

Saturday, June 10th  8:30 am – 1:15 pm

WHERE:

Memorial Baptist Church 

2435 Eakin Rd, Columbus, OH  43204

WHY:

To save a life!

Each pint of blood donated can help

three (3) families across central Ohio. 

Give the gift of life this summer!

Double up and donate via a double red machine. 

HOW:

To register, 1-800 RED CROSS

Walk-in’s accepted as schedule permits (registered donors receive priority)

 

The CBJ Jacket Backers bring signed CBJ memorabilia for anyone wishing to participate in a raffle to benefit the CBJ Foundation.  Tickets - $5 or 3 for $10.

 

 

 

Wednesday
Apr192017

Game 5 Watch Party

Thursday, 4/20/17, 7:00 pm vs Pittsburgh Penguins: The Grandview Theater; 1247 Grandview Ave Grandview Heights, OH 43212

Head over to the Grandview Theater for some game watching fun (all ages are welcome and free admission). Puck drops at 7:00 pm, but doors to the bar will open around 5:30 and the theater will open at 6:00.
As always we will have door prizes.
There are some special items for the raffle.
We have Labatt Light pints for $4.00 and Labatt Blue cans for $4.00 .
Plus....We will have some playoff T-shirts on sale for $10.00! (while supplies last)
For more information, contact Dave at president@jacketbackers.org.