Posted on 04/20/2016
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PITTSBURGH, PA--The inaugural Steel City Fire on Ice Charity Classic will take place on Saturday, June 25, at the Robert Morris University Island Sports Center in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh area firefighters and firefighters from Johnstown, PA, will compete in a hockey game to raise funds for the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, a national non-profit organization based in Pittsburgh. The faceoff will take place at 7:00 pm.

Prior to the game, from 5:00-7:00 pm, there will be a meeting of the Southwestern PA Affiliate of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation. Survivors, their loved ones, and other advocates are encouraged to attend. CPR-AED demonstrations will be provided for the public.

KDKA TV news anchor Susan Koeppen, a sudden cardiac arrest survivor, will speak at the event. Ms. Koeppen serves as National Spokesperson for the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation.

Event organizers are Dennis Dunmire, Moon Run VFC firefighter; Glen Eger, North Strabane and Presto firefighter; and Nick Gerstel, North Strabane and Penn Hills firefighter. Nick saved the life of Penn Hills resident Mike Dulaney in 2012.

Tickets cost $10. Tax-deductible sponsorships are also available at the following levels:

  • Bronze Level (any donation): Includes quarter-page text ad in program
  • Silver Level ($100): Includes half-page graphic ad in program
  • Gold Level ($500): Includes full-page graphic ad in program
  • Platinum Level ($1,000): Includes ad on program cover and inside, plus logo on Pittsburgh team jerseys and event t-shirts.

To purchase a ticket or sponsor the event, click here.

Questions? Contact ngerstel [at] or info [at]

To join the Southwestern PA Affiliate, contact Renee DiMichiei Farrow at rfarrow0630 [at]