Celeb Shootout returns on Sunday
January 23, 2015
Luc Robitaille’s eighth annual "Celebrity Shootout" will take place on Sunday, Jan. 25, in Park City during the Sundance Film Festival.
Benefiting the Echoes of Hope nonprofit charity, the always fun event features NHL alumni and Hall of Famers, musicians and Hollywood stars and moguls facing off in a charity match you won’t want to miss!
Founded by Luc and Stacia Robitaille, the Echoes of Hope strives to awaken the spirit of hope in the lives of emancipated foster youth, as well as youth in need by providing the resources, knowledge, skills, love and support they need to reach their full potential.
Among the personalities participating in the "Celebrity Shootout" are NHL alumni
Luc Robitaille, Rob Blake, Pierre Turgeon, Sean O’Donnell, Larry Murphy, George Parros, Ray Whitney, Glen Murray, Brad Smyth, Anson Carter, Derek Armstrong, Mike Donnelly, Nelson Emerson, Brad May and Mike Commodore.
Hollywood celebrities and musicians include David Boreanaz, John Ondrasik (Five For Fighting), Matisyahu, Taylor Dayne, Andie MacDowell, Michael Rosenbaum, Michael Vartan, Steven R. McQueen, Ross Lynch (R5), Riker Lynch (R5), Rocky Lynch (R5), Ryland Lynch, Neal McDonough, Taylor Kitsch, Chris Klein, Jason Priestley, Jessarae, Isiah Mustafa, Red Army Director Gabe Polsky, Sony Picture’s Classic’s Tom Bernard and more to be confirmed. John Ondrasik, Taylor Dayne and Andie MacDowell and Stacia Robitaille serve as team coaches.
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This annual event kicks off in the morning with a Youth Hockey Clinic, where Youth Hockey Association members can play and practice skills with Luc Robitaille and other NHL stars! In the afternoon, a red carpet VIP arrival will be followed by the celebrity hockey game.
On Saturday night, Jan. 24, to kick off the Luc Robitaille Celebrity Shootout weekend, Echoes of Hope will be presenting Music For Hope, an unforgettable night of live entertainment at Canyons Resort filled with performances by Five For Fighting, Matisyahu, R5, Taylor Dayne and Jessarae! Of course, the shootout participants will be on hand keeping their hearts warmed and feet moving.
Echoes of Hope is committed to inspiring and empowering motivated foster youth through compassion, integrity, advocacy and individual holistic support. There are many opportunities to give that can influence and change the lives of these precious young people. Textbooks, housing, educational guidance, counseling, wellness and health services, transportation assistance and advocacy — these are the things that Echoes of Hope provides on a daily basis that affect these young people’s lives — not just today, but forever.
Music for Hope tickets are $100 and can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/music-for-hope-tickets-14952063023 .
Luc Robitaille’s "Celebrity Shootout" tickets range from $20-$30 and can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/luc-robitaille-celebrity-shootout-2015-tickets-14951669847 .
To learn more about Echoes of Hope, visit http://www.echoesofhope.org .
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