The good, the bearded, and the fundraisers

You like the Flyers, right? Of course you do. That’s why you’re here. I bet you’re a good person too. As a fan of the Flyers, giving has become second nature to you. It’s inevitable, given all of the countless charities run through the organization. This year’s Flyers Wives Fight For Lives Carnival may already be a distant memory but the giving season is far from over. Now is the time to dig deep to help the Flyers and Dancin’ Shawny raise money for Flyers Charities through Beard-A-Thon. So, what is Beard-A-Thon? Let’s get that info straight from the source. …

Dancin’ Shawny’s story

Give us a little backstory. You had season tickets. You started dancing during a mass exodus in the ’07 season. Simon Gagne scored. Then what? How did you get noticed? Well it was pretty instant that I got noticed. After I appeared, then Gagne scored, a representative (a sales one I’m guessing) told me that they liked my enthusiasm, and hoped I would return next game. The next game I was there and when I saw the camera I decided to do it again, apparently that’s what they were looking for and it’s grown ever since. I just wanted to …