Category Archives: Sponsorship

Thank you

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Now that the 2017 British Para Ice Hockey season is over, we at the Sheffield Steelkings, would like to thank everyone for supporting us throughout our best season to date.

We certainly wouldn’t have come as far as we have without the support of our amazing team sponsors, our incredible volunteers who gave up their time to make sure our training sessions and games ran smoothly and of course our loyal fans, who cheered us on through thick and thin!

We’ve grown both on and off the ice in our past three years and it truly is amazing to have so many people behind us who continue to move us forward as a club, as a team and a family.

Our mission now is to come back bigger and stronger for the new season and continue to build our way to the top.

So from the bottom of our hearts, thank you to everyone who has helped us so far.

Bring on the 2018 season!

Irwin Mitchell Pledge their support

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Your Sheffield Steelkings are excited to announce Irwin Mitchell as a new team sponsor for the 2017 season.

Founded by Walter Irwin Mitchell in Sheffield in 1912 the small legal practice has grown to be the 11th largest law firm in the UK with 15 offices throughout the country.

Irwin Mitchell developed their Don’t Quit Do It campaign to help raise awareness to the many benefits that taking part in sport can have to help people recover from serious injuries and major traumas. As well as Irwin Mitchell helping local and national clubs, the campaign encourages people to either take part or support disability sports and clubs throughout the UK.

Irwin Mitchell already has an involvement in the sport of sledge hockey and has sponsorship ties with both the Peterborough and Manchester teams.

Associate solicitor Lisa Fairclough, specialises in personal injury and knows the role sport can play in helping her clients after a life changing experience. She said:

“Through our work with people affected by serious injury and disability, we’ve seen how sport can aid rehabilitation and help people turn their lives around. With our ‘Don’t Quit, Do It’ campaign, we want to encourage more people to get involved and enjoy these positive experiences.

“Be Part Of It, is about bringing the people together that make disability sport happen and showing, through pledges, how they make it possible. We’re proud to support the Sheffield Steelkings and clubs and charities up and down the country, to help raise awareness and make it easier for a new audience to take part.

“Para ice hockey is a fast-paced, exciting game and once you watch it live, it’s easy to see why it’s such a unique and special sport.”

Why don’t you join the campaign and pledge your support? Your pledge can be something you already do, something you want to do or something you never thought you could do. For every pledge the firm receives, they are donating £1 to the clubs and charities that make disability sport possible.

You can find out more about the Don’t Quit, Do It campaign at http://www.irwinmitchell.com/dqdi/about

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No training but….

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As we have no training tonight we thought it would be a great time to mention that we have another returning sponsor.

Phoenix Mobility have been a great source of support over the last couple of seasons and we were thrilled when Robert Fox agreed to continue to sponsor us for our 2017 season.

Phoenix Mobility are experts in mobility scooters and chair lifts, as well as many other household aids and equipment, you can contact them on 01909 730502 or visit their shop at 108 Doncaster Road, Langold.

We still have other sponsorship packages available, if you are interested in joining our hockey family, please email sheffieldsteelkings@gmail.com

Help GB go to the 2016 World Championships

As most of you probably know, Bryan Hackworth our netminder, also plays for the GB team. They are flying out to Japan next month to take part in the World Sledge Hockey Championships and are hoping to at least repeat if not better their Bronze Medal from the 2013 Championships.

Unfortunately the team have to fund the trip themselves, so if you could spare any money to help get them there it would be very appreciated.

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New Sponsor for our 2017 Season

Your Sheffield Steelkings are very excited to announce our first sponsor for the 2017 season.

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Based in Ayrshire, Goldstone Wealth Management is an independently owned, family run financial planning firm.  With around 30 years experience within the financial sector, they specialise in the provision of comprehensive independent financial advice and wealth management services, on a face to face basis to a select number of individuals and business owners who are serious about structuring their affairs to enjoy the lifestyle that they have worked hard for.  They build long-term, collaborative relationships with their clients and place a real emphasis on delivering a high quality personalised and professional service.

For more information either contact them on 0141 628 6005/01292 56098 or by visiting their website at goldstonewealth.co.uk

The Steelkings would like to thank Callum Yorke and the rest of the Goldstone team for their support, especially considering how far they are from Sheffield, and we hope that they can make it to one of our home games once the season starts.

 

Your Steelkings Need You

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We are working hard both on and off the ice to get ready for our 3rd season, and it’s going to be our best one yet!

But we need your help. We are looking for sponsors (both personal and corporate) to come on board for the 2017 season by supporting us with one of our value for money sponsorship packages.

  • Personal sponsorship starts at just £25
  • Corporate sponsorship ranges from £70 – £1000 and can be tailored to suit vour individual requirements and budgets!

We believe that promoting your business through our sledge hockey club, not only allows you to expand your brand and business to major towns and cities in the UK, but also gives you the opportunity to:

  • Generate new business through brand awareness
  • Entertain your corporate clients and guests at one of our home games
  • Promote your company, products and services to a wider target audience
  • Experience the pace, skill, passion, aggression and excitement that our unique sport has to offer
  • Benefit from media coverage on our team and members social media networks

For full details please email sheffieldsteelkings@gmail.com

 

King (Queen) of the Rink

The Steelking Player of the Match award went to Caroline Bonner for her outstanding effort in our opening game of the season yesterday, her award was presented to her by Dave Burniston from AMG Superalloys.

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Manchester Phonix’s Player of the Match Award was presented to Karl Nicholson by Pete Weeks from Cross Check Clothing

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A full report and photo’s of the game will follow soon

Visiting our Sponsors

When Phoenix Mobility told us that they would like to sponsor us again for the 2016 season, we were thrilled.

Earlier this week, a few of our players headed over to meet the man in charge and get to know a little bit more about them.

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Four of the Steelkings headed over – Captain David Scivill, Netminder Bryan Hackworth, Forward Mark Colquitt and our head fundraiser Stephen Smythe – all looking forward to meeting representatives from the company who are continuing to help us in our second season.

For the Steelkings, it was a fantastic experience, We are proud to wear the Phoenix Mobility logo on our shirts, and hope to be able to continue doing so for several more years.

Welcome back AMG

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The Sheffield Steelkings are extremely proud and excited to announce the return of AMG Superalloys as our sponsor for the 2016 season.

For those who haven’t heard of AMG, they are a division of AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group and a leading provider of speciality metals, alloys and materials to various markets including Energy and Aerospace.

AMG have been and continue to be a valuable source of help and support and we look forward to a long friendship between them and the Steelkings.

We are pleased to announce…..

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that Cross Check Clothing have signed up as a team sponsor for the 2016 season and would like to thank Pete and the team for their support this season.

For those of you who don’t know who Cross Check are, they are an Ice Hockey inspired clothing and merchandise brand bringing fresh and exciting products to the hockey loving world.

You can find them online at www.crosscheckclothing.co.uk or you can email info@crosscheckclothing.co.uk and they will be happy to help.

They provide great products and we are looking forward to seeing them at a home game soon.