The Cranberry Cup hockey tournament returns to Nantucket from October 12-14, 2017 to raise valuable funds for JDRF, Foundation Fighting Blindness and Asperger/Autism Network.
The Cranberry Cup is an adult (over 30yrs.) hockey tournament. There are three divisions; the over 30 "Open" division, the “Legends” division (over 40), and the "Cisco" division (over 40, not as competitive).
Participants represent many professional industries including financial management, private equity, venture capital, marketing and the legal industry.
Player's skill levels range primarily from high school to college-level experience.
All players must register with USA Hockey to participate:
The Asperger/Autism Network (AANE), one of the first Asperger Syndrome organizations in the United States, was founded in 1996 by a small group of concerned parents and professionals, shortly after the diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (AS) first appeared in the U.S. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (edition IV). More >
JDRF (formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) is a major charitable 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to funding type 1 diabetes research (T1D). JDRF’s stated goal is to “progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF uses over 80% of its expenditures to support research and research-related education. More >
The mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness is to fund research that will lead to preventions, treatments and cures for the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases including: retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, Stargardt disease and related conditions. More >
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