A new hockey organization in Port Alberni is driving to be the new majority owners of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs.
The newly formed Port Alberni Junior Hockey Society (PAJHS) is announcing their bid for majority ownership at a Thursday noon press conference at the AV Multiplex. The move will,“Hence make this a truly community owned team,” a press release noted.
The Okanagan Hockey School has held majority ownership (60 per cent) since 2007.
The society will introduce its inaugural board of directors and their plans for an aggressive short term fundraising campaign, at the press conference
The society is also soliciting ideas from Alberni Valley citizens, Bulldog Alumni and all Bulldog and community supporters about the initiative.
Bulldogs officials weren’t available for comment.
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