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Penguins players to serve as waiters for charity Thursday night

“Skates & Plates” set for CONSOL Energy Center

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Penguins players will don tuxedos and pass plates instead of pucks on Thursday, March 17 at CONSOL Energy Center as they host the “Skates & Plates” presented by Trib Total Media Charity Gala.

The event benefits the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, the Western PA Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Mario Lemieux Foundation.

Since 1986, the team’s annual benefit dinner has raised over $5 million for Pittsburgh area charities with an emphasis on medical research.     

The event features Penguins players serving as waiters for the evening.  Player introductions are scheduled for 7:30 pm on the floor of CONSOL Energy Center.

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