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Powerplay Program


At each Bearcat home game, $100.00 is donated to a non-profit organization by the Bible Hill Kinsmen. If the Bearcats score a powerplay goal an additional $100.00 is donated. In 10 seasons the Truro Bearcats/Bible Hill Kinsmen powerplay program raised $47,200.00 for the community. In 2013 $5100.00 was donated.

Powerplay Program

Minor Hockey Mentorship Program


The Bearcat Mentorship program entered a third year in 2013-14. Players participate in minor hockey practices, assisting their assigned team in any way requested.

Mentorship Program

Participation in Community Programs & Events


Colchester County Food Drive


Once again this past season some of the Bearcats were on hand to assist in Colchester County's single-day food drive. The Bearcats helped those who made donations by unloading cars and stocking the food bank trucks with donated items.

Food Drive


Big Brothers Big Sisters in School Mentor Program


The Bearcats have been active with the Big Brothers Big Sisters In School Mentor Program.

Mentor Program

Salvation Army Kettle Campaign


For the past seven seasons the Bearcats have used their off-day, to man the Salvation Army Kettles. Working the kettles helps lighten the load of the Salvation Army in this most worthy community project.

Kettle Campaign


Serving Meals at Elementary Schools


The Truro Bearcats serve many meals, including Christmas Dinner, to local elementary school students each season. It's a busy time of year with hockey and community activities leading up to the Christmas Break.

Christmas Dinner

Jack Rabbit Run


For the first time in 2013 the Bearcats volunteered in the inaugural "Jack Rabbit Run" in support of the Colchester Community Workshops.

Jack Rabbit Run

Terry Fox Run


The Bearcats hit the streets of the hub town, not as part of a conditioning program, but in support of the Truro Elementary School Terry Fox run. Team members have participated in this most worthwhile cause since 2009.

Terry Fox

Literacy Week, Heritage Fairs, and other School Events


The Bearcats pitch in at numerous school events throughout the season such as Literacy Week, the Heritage Fair, and many more.

Heritage Fair

Literacy Week

Santa Claus, Canada Day, and Exhibition Parade


When the MHL Schedule allows the time; the Bearcats enter into the Santa Claus, Canada Day, and Exhibition parades locally. The Bearcats once won Top Overall Entry, and best Club Entry in the Santa Claus parade.

Past Participation


The Bearcats have provided donations, or participated in: Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day, CanSkate, Truro Supervised Skating Club, 2006 Salmon River Hockeyville NHL game, 2011 Canada Games Hub Bid, and various others.




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