The Ace Bailey Children’s Foundation is holding its annual “Face Off For Ace” event on Wednesday, February 13th at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge.
A cocktail reception is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and dinner and awards are at 7:30 p.m.
This year’s special guest is NHL Hall of Famer Mark Messier, while the masters of ceremony will be former Bruin Gord Kluzak, Katherine Tappen of NESN, and Bernie Corbett, sportswriter and the voice of the BU Terriers.
Bruins alumni expected to be in attendance include Bob Beers, Ray Bourque, John Bucyk, Cleon Daskalakis, Ted Donato, Gordon Kluzak, Steve Leach, Don Marcotte, Rick Middleton, Mike Milbury, Jay Miller, Barry Pederson, Rick Smith, Bob Sweeney, C.J. Young. American Hockey League President David Andrews and AHL players will also be there.
The foundation is named after former Boston Bruin and Lynnfield resident Garnet “Ace” Bailey, who died in the September 11th attacks. The foundation has built “Ace’s Place” play centers for kids at the Floating Hospital for Children in Boston.
Click here for a previous story on the origins of the Ace Bailey Children’s Foundation.
To buy tickets, visit the Ace Bailey Children’s Foundation website.