Hockey for Haxton raises money for Easter Seals

March 24, 2013

Mike Eisenhour, left, executive director of Delaware Shore Field Hockey Inc., presents a check to Leslie Gale, community relations coordinator for Easter Seals Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The annual Hockey for Haxton event raised $1,200 for Easter Seals to help provide services for people with disabilities in the region.

Hockey for Haxton is an annual indoor tournament in memory of Amanda Haxton, a member of the Delaware Shore Field Hockey community and a former athlete at Cape Henlopen High School and East Stroudsburg University.

Donations from the event benefit Easter Seals and the Hockey for Haxton Scholarship Fund for outstanding hockey players. For more information, go to

Easter Seals offers a range of services, including children’s therapies, assistive technology, recreational camping, day programs for adults with physical or intellectual disabilities and respite services for caregivers. To learn more about how Easter Seals helps children and adults with disabilities, call 1-800-677- 3800 or visit