Alaskan Mayor Weighs In On The Hockey Challenge

(FRESNO , CA May 12, 2006) – Today, Alaskan Mayor, Mark Begich weighed in on the wager set by Fresno Mayor Alan Autry in the outcome of the ECHL National Conference Finals in the Kelly Cup Playoff Series between the Fresno Falcons and the Alaska Aces.

While Mayor Autry offered a 50 pound box of Fresno’s famous chocolate covered raisins, Alaska’s Mayor Begich countered with 50 pounds of Alaska salmon on the outcome of this best of seven series.

As of today, the teams are tied at one game a piece and will resume their series in Fresno on Friday, Saturday and Tuesday at Fresno’s Save Mart Center.

Andrew T. Souza , City Manager
Contact: Rhonda Jorn, Public Affairs Officer: (559) 621-7777

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