LOGAN SQUARE — Although the Blackhawks will have to wait until June for their chance to bring the Stanley Cup back to Chicago, the trophy made a surprise appearance at the Logan Square Boys & Girls Club Monday.
The club partnered with Discover, the official credit card company of the NHL, to host a “Safe Halloween” costume and trick-or-treat party, during which the Stanley Cup was unveiled to club members at 3228 W. Palmer St.
“The National Hockey League is always looking to promote the ways in which hockey and other sports can provide kids with a way to stay fit, use time positively and develop social skills,” said Brian Cull, group vice president of integrated marketing for the NHL. “We’re proud to team up with Discover today to bring the Stanley Cup to the Logan Square Boys and Girls Club and teach them more about the benefits of playing this great game.”
In addition to surprising club members with the Cup, the Chicago-based Discover company made a $25,000 donation to help fund a youth reading program, technology upgrades and club maintenance, on top of a $75,000 donation by Discover earlier this year, according to a press release.
Officers from the Shakespeare Police District were also spotted on Twitter posing with the cup Monday, in addition to children and families at the Boys and Girls Club.
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