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Walking With the Cougars

Monday, September 14, 2015 @ 3:45 AM

Prince George, B.C.- The Prince George Cougars are taking  ‘steps’  to  connect with  youth in the community.   A new program, called ” Walk To School With The Cougars”  is being launched this morning.“Our entire organization is committed to not only putting forth an excellent hockey product on the ice, but we are equally committed to being excellent ambassadors and role models for youth in our community,” said Prince George Cougars Vice President, Business Andy Beesley. “This initiative provides a great opportunity for kids to get to know our players on a personal level, while also promoting a healthy, safe and active lifestyle.”

Cougars players and Rowdy Cat  will  make the first  journey this morning with students of St. Mary’s Catholic School.  Those interested in taking park are asked to meet  in the parking lot of Earl’s Retaurant at 7:30  before  heading to school together.

At the end of the school day, the Prince George Cougars bus will pick up the students and  take them to the designated St. Mary’s drop off zones.

Additional schools and dates will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

 “When you see our players and Rowdy Cat walking the students of St. Mary’s to school on Monday morning, please honk and wave” says Beesley  who  adds “But please also be mindful of school zone signs everywhere and to drive slowly anytime you see children walking.”


Sending a guy in a costume into the community really isn’t connecting with the kids. I know Andy is trying hard, but .. mascots really aren’t that fascinating to kids, unless you are in Disneyland.

@pg101, i guess you don’t go to many games… the kids are all over Rowdy.

Also, I guess you missed the part where the players were there as well?

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