Monday , 23 April 2018

MEF Partners with the Allen Americans for Fund-Raising Events

Cowboys got you down? Depressed that FC Dallas didn’t make it past the first game of the MLS play-offs?  Heartbroken that the Rangers were robbed of another World Series pennant?

Well, the McKinney Education Foundation suggests you gear-up for an adrenaline packed series of Allen Americans hockey games! Put that FAN-atical energy into supporting one of the hottest teams in the CHL as we partner with them to raise scholarship dollars for MISD seniors!

MEF Executive Director, Melanie Perkins commented, “We are delighted to once again partner with the Allen Americans for several ‘MISD games’ which will benefit MEF, but Thursday, December 8, will be especially exciting as they host the MEF Dream Builders, complete with a ceremonial puck drop and a special appearance by Whale Gretzky, Bobby Orrangutang and rest of the Zooperstars!” 

The MEF Dream Builders are Darling Homes; Emerson Process Management Regulator Technologies; Encore Wire; Gay, McCall, Isaacks, Gordon & Roberts, P.C.; Heritage Eye Center, Independent Bank, MEF Board of Trustees, McKinney ISD, Medical Center of McKinney/Mr. Ernest Lynch; Minnis Family Endowment, Pogue, Inc.; and Tate Financial Group/Darrell Tate and Bobby Mefford.

-November 18 and 19: $20 Rinkside ticket, with $5 from each ticket sold going to MEF
-December 8, 2011: MEF night with the Allen Americans featuring the ZOOperStars! *Discounted $15 rinkside ticket ($5 from each ticket will go back to MEF).
-January 16, 2012 (MLK Holiday)
-March 13, 16, and 17 (Spring Break)

In order to get your discount tickets, and for MEF to get credit, please use the promo code MEF at the Allen Event Center Box office, Allen Americans Team Store, or by calling the Allen Americans at 972-912-1000.  Visit for more information!

The McKinney Education Foundation was created to centralize, simplify and enhance the process of raising money for and awarding scholarships to deserving MISD graduates. MEF also has Advisors who specialize in higher education admissions placed at each of the McKinney high schools to help students apply for and find additional funding for college. In addition, MEF offers Classroom and Professional Development grants for MISD staff members.

The Allen Americans of the Central Hockey League are the ‘AA’ affiliate of the Dallas Stars and the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League.  Beginning play in the 2009-2010 season the Americans have already established themselves at the top of the CHL.  The Americans earned the 2010-2011 Governors’ Cup with the best regular season record of 47-16-3.  The Allen Americans play out of the newly constructed Allen Event Center located in the Village at Allen off US 75 and E Stacy Road.  The Allen Americans can be reached at 972-912-1000 or at 

MEF Contact: Michele Goodson Garrison, MEF Marketing & Communications Manager / / 469-742-6313

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