River Rats hold silent auction for dedicated fan

ALBANY, N.Y. –  The Albany River Rats have announced that a silent auction will be held to benefit the Jim Patterson Fund during their game Friday, March 30 against Manchester at 7 p.m. at Times Union Center. An avid hockey fan, Jim Patterson died unexpectedly at the age of 41 January 13, 2007 at the age of 41, leaving behind a wife, Kimberly, and four children: Drew 10, Austin 8, Schuyler 7 and Kiernan 5 – MORE …

FOLLOW UP: The silent auction held this past Friday raised $13,100 at the game, and with a percentage of the tickets sold, total earnings eclipsed $15,000.