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OBG and Arcadis to drop puck in support of American Red Cross and Syracuse City School District

Hockey tournament will raise funds for community infrastructure and STEM education in CNY

SYRACUSE, NY: Integrated engineering solutions companies OBG and Arcadis are pleased to announce the 14th Annual Benefit Hockey Tournament to benefit American Red Cross of Central New York and the Syracuse City School District. The event will take place at the War Memorial Arena at The Oncenter in Syracuse, NY on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 1 p.m. (puck drops at 2 p.m.) prior to the Syracuse Crunch game. All proceeds from this free public event will go to American Red Cross of Central New York and the Syracuse City School District to support community infrastructure and resilience initiatives and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.

This event, which began as a friendly rivalry between OBG and Arcadis in 2001, has become an annual tournament raising more than $100,000 for Central New York causes and communities over the last 15 years. This year’s event will open with a free community pre-game party followed by the benefit game. The event also will include contests and raffles.

Past recipients of this tournament have included John J. LaManche Scholarship Fund, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Imagine Syracuse.

American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds, and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

Advanced Manufacturing. Energy. Environment. Water. For more than 70 years, OBG has specialized in engineering and problem solving, but the Company’s greatest strength is creating comprehensive, integrated solutions for its clients. OBG – There’s a way. For more information, visit www.obg.com.

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate $3.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Arcadis. Improving quality of life. www.arcadis.com

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