Bethesda, MD – For the fourth straight year, DARCARS Automotive Group is sponsoring the DFKDC Ice Hockey with the Washington Capitals event on Friday, February 8th, 2019 from 11 AM to 2:30 PM at the Medstar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Virginia.
The event involves members of the defending Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals meeting and playing hockey with 120 children dealing with physical and intellectual disabilities.
“DARCARS is proud to once again partner with Dreams for Kids DC and the Washington Capitals to help children with disabilities meet and play hockey with their heroes,” said DARCARS Automotive President and CEO John Darvish. “The DARCARS family is committed to improving the lives of those in our community, and this incredible event is crucial to empowering young children and giving them the opportunity to grow their confidence through athletic activities.”
Darvish will be personally attending the event with his sister and DARCARS Vice President Jennifer Darvish Parsons, who has been participating in Dreams for Kids DC events for the past three years.
"I have had the honor to work with Dreams for Kids DC for the past three years and am looking forward to representing the DARCARS family at this very important event that will bring joy to young children coping with disabilities," said Parsons.
This is the ninth year of the Dreams for Kids DC Ice Hockey with the Washington Capitals event, and joining DARCARS to help make this possible are Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and Michael and Son Services.
Members of the media are encouraged to attend the event for photo opportunities, interviews, and more. Press inquiries should be directed to Glenda Fu, Executive Director of Dreams for Kids DC: GFU@dreamsforkids.org.
Further information on the event can be found here: www.2019dfkdchockey.eventbrite.com
ABOUT DARCARS AUTOMOTIVE GROUP
Founded in 1977, DARCARS is based in Bethesda, Maryland. It is a family owned business and is currently run by John Darvish, who took over as President and CEO from his father in 2014. DARCARS Automotive Group is one of the largest dealership groups in the country with locations throughout Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Florida.