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Since the league`s inception, NBL Canada and its teams have been a strong active community partners in the respective markets they exist but has done little to share their impact nationally. Beginning this season the 5th anniversary year, the league will create a weekly promotional feature for their website, social media & the YouTube games called NBL COMMUNITY.

These spots will feature the teams & leagues work with:
- school literacy programs
- anti bullying initiatives
- anti drug messaging
- support of abused women's causes
- homeless shelter activities
- breast cancer awareness

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Thursday Is Multicultural Night At The Mill Rats Game

Released: February 16, 2016
By: Saint John Mill Rats Media

(Saint John, NB):   The Saint John Mill Rats have been away from home for nearly a month, but posted a 4-1 record during the recent road swing. They return to Harbour Station this Thursday February 18th at 7PM to host the Orangeville A's from the Central Division for the first time.
Thursday is also momentous as it's Multicultural Night with a special multicultural dance performance at halftime!
Thursday's games marks a unique partnership we are pleased to announce as well between the YMCA of Greater Saint John and the Mill Rats!

The YMCA and the Saint John Mill Rats are partnering to collect gift certificates or cash for the Syrian Refugee Response during the Saint John Mill Rats Thursday Feb 18th game.   It's our MULTICUTURAL night. A true celebration of diversity! Gift certificates are required for everyday essentials; food, clothing, disposables and baby items. The YMCA will have a table on the concourse collecting the gift certificates   or cash. All donations will receive a charitable tax receipt from the YMCA. Come out and enjoy our half time multicultural show! For any donations over $1000; the donor  will be recognized on the jumbotron  and receive 4 lowerbowl tickets to the next Saint John Mill Rats game.
Single game, flex, and prorated season tickets are on sale at the Harbour Station Box Office or by calling 506-657-1234 or by visiting www.harbourstation.ca  

More Information

For more information, visit visit http://www.millratsbasketball.ca or email hoops@millratsbasketball.ca.  
The Saint John Mill Rats are part of the National Basketball League of Canada.
National Basketball League of Canada founded in 2011, is a Canada's only professional basketball league. There are currently 8 teams, with 2 divisions: Central and Atlantic. The NBLC is committed to being one of the leading professional basketball leagues in the world. The NBLC provides Canadians, international athletes, coaches and officials the opportunity to participate in the game they love at the professional level. The NBLC is dedicated to raising awareness of the sport of basketball throughout Canada, by providing fans with an exciting and entertaining experience.
For more information on the league, please visit www.nblcanada.ca.
Media Contact:
Ian McCarthy         
General Manager, Saint John Mill Rats
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