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85th Anniversary Celebration

Riding the Silver Blades - A Celebration of the Hershey Figure Skating Club

It's our 85th Anniversary and we are proud to say that the Derry Township Historical Society is presenting the club with its Preservation Award as part of their Preservation Dinner on November 1st, 2019 at the Giant Center.  

The dinner will be followed by an ice show, honoring our 8 decades of Ice Carnivals and other show performances.  The dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the ice show will start at 7 p.m. Tickets to the Preservation Dinner can be purchased through the Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society and include the ice show. Tickets to just the ice show can be purchased at the link below. 

Purchase Carnival on Ice tickets here

You'll have the option of printing your ticket at home, or picking them up at the Will Call window at the Giant Center. Tickets are $20 plus a processing fee.

If you are interested in purchasing tickets to the Hershey-Derry Township Preservation Society Gala (their major fundraiser which includes dinner and a ticket to the ice show for $100), please see their website: http://hersheyhistory.org/preservation-2018

Special Guest Performers

The ice show, entitled Riding the Silver Blades, A Carnival on Ice, will feature several nationally-known skaters. 

Alissa Czisny, 2010 Grand Prix Final Champion, two-time Skate Canada Champion, and two-time U.S. National Champion (2009, 2011) will skate with us. 

Richard Dwyer (also known as Mr. Debonair), former star of the Ice Follies and Ice Capades, will bring his famous number to the ice that includes his 4  lovely ladies. 

Be A Sponsor

With thousands of people expected at the 85th Anniversary show, why not consider being a sponsor? Your organization has several ways to sponsor and reach these local and regional people with your message.  The deadlines has been extended to Friday, October 11.  See the sponsorship brochure for more information, but examples include:

  • $250 sponsorship, which includes a quarter page program ad, 2 tickets to the show, and your organization pushed out on social media. 
  • $500 sponsorship, which includes a half page ad, 4 tickets to the show, and your organization pushed out on social media. 
  • $1000 sponsorship, which includes a full page ad, 6 tickets to the show, and your name announced during the show. 

Special Alumni Events!  

  • Show Number - We will be having an alumni number in the show.  All alumni are welcome to participate.  The practice will be held on November 1st from 10am-12pm at the Giant Center.  Alumni wishing to participate in the show must attend this practice.
  • Alumni Dinner - Mingle and reminisce with "old" friends and new friends at our alumni dinner and reception on Thursday, October 31st from 6-9pm at the Hershey Country Club. Tickets to the event are $22. Cash bar available.
  • 85th Show - The anniversary show will be held on November 1st at the Giant Center plus post-show reception hosted by the Derry Township Historical Society in the Club Lounge of the Giant Center. 

​​​​​​​If you do not wish to skate in the show, please feel free to join us for dinner, the show, and for the post-show alumni reception . Here, alumni will share stories and history of our wonderful, nostalgic club!

Please click the link below to register for 1, 2, or all of the alumni events listed above!  We look forward to seeing you!

Send us your pictures!

Alumni, if you have photographs from your time at the Hershey Figure Skating Club, please send them to us! We would like to make a photo album to display at the dinner and during the alumni reception after the show.

Please send your photos to Jessica at jyingst1221@gmail.com.

Thank you!