Pink the Rink benefit events planned

A kickoff event is planned as part of the Pink the Rink benefit hockey game in Grand Junction.

The kickoff event is scheduled for 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Handlebar Tap House at 417 Monument Road No. 1.

The Pink the Rink charity game between Colorado Mesa University and Northern Arizona University is set to begin at 4:45 p.m. Nov. 12 at the River City SportsPlex, located at 2515 Riverside Parkway.

Proceeds from the kickoff event and Pink the Rink hockey game will benefit the St. Mary’s Hospital cancer assistance fund.

Online donations can be made by visiting the website located at Contributions also are mailed in the form of checks to the St Mary’s Hospital Foundation, 2635 N. Seventh St., Grand Junction.