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HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest Coming to Downtown Buffalo

HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest Coming to Downtown Buffalo

The world is coming to Buffalo ... and we’re throwing a party!

HockeyTowne USA Fan Fest, four days of fun for kids, moms, dads and hockey enthusiasts, is coming to the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in downtown Buffalo December 26-29. Admission is just $5 per person, and children 12 and under are free with a paid adult admission.

A private VIP party featuring The Boys of Summer will be held on Sunday, December 26. HockeyTowne USA Fan Fest will then open to the public from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, December 27 and Tuesday, December 28, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Jamestown Arena with many Holiday Firsts

Jamestown Arena with many Holiday Firsts

The twelfth of December brings Christmas to downtown Jamestown with a spectacular light show destined to be a YouTube hit. Words fall short of describing the dramatic, choreographed lighting of four of the most impressive buildings at the epicenter of Jamestown including the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena, the BWB Building, the Best Western and the Renaissance Building.  

Not over the top, but on top of these four buildings, Phil Papotnik and his team from Raven Sound have been working tirelessly in blizzard like conditions to set the groundwork for this innovative event. Fearless, the crew is determined to blow people away by this awesome display of lights and music. By the way, it is totally free so bring your family to enjoy the show.

That’s not all, as the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena will also lay down an artificial ice rink outside of the BWB Building that will be ready for skaters along with the Lighting Spectacular.

Local High School Coaches Become Certified in Concussion Reduction Training

Local High School Coaches Become Certified in Concussion Reduction Training

Coaches from West Seneca East Senior High School are the first from a Western New York school to become certified in Primordial Strength Inc.’s Concussion Reduction Basic Neck Training as part of their football strength training certification, according to Primordial President Steven Helmicki. Concussion certification and explosive power endurance certification is available for all sports and can be taught in your school.

Local Fitness Expert to Celebrate a Decade of Writing for International Strength Magazine

Primordial Strength Inc. President Steven Helmicki, a resident of East Aurora, will celebrate his 10th year of writing for MILO: A Journal For Serious Strength Athletes, in December. Published by IronMind, MILO is the pre-eminent international strength magazine.

Jamestown Arena Hyping the Holidays, and "Oh yeah, there's hockey too."

The Jamestown Savings Bank Arena has served as the heart of of entertainment for Chautauqua County for the past decade. From major concerts featuring artists such as REO Speedwagon, Kenny Rodgers and Clint Black to WWE wrestling, the arena has consistently been booked with top-notch entertainment otherwise non-existent in this area.

Primordial Strength’s Marine Training Methods Receive Endorsements

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and The Cooper Institute have approved Primordial Strength Inc.’s Marine Functional Force Training for continuing education units for all NASM- and Cooper Institute-certified trainers. 

Local Fitness Instructor Named Ambassador to Sports Legacy Institute

Primordial Strength Inc. President Steven Helmicki of East Aurora was recently named a Sports Legacy Institute Ambassador. The mission of the Sports Legacy Institute is to advance the study, treatment and prevention of the effects of brain trauma in athletes and other at-risk groups. SLI was founded in 2007 to “Solve the Sports Concussion Crisis,” and in 2009, SLI launched programs to also serve military veterans.