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Belleville Sens connecting with local youth

February 27, 2023

The Belleville Senators helped make Valentine’s Day memorable for Quinte West Youth Centre members as they had a special opportunity to engage and connect with netminder Logan Flodell and forward Kyle Betts for an afternoon.

Jessica Coolen, Executive Director of Quinte West Youth Centre, was impressed with the professionalism and enthusiasm that was shown throughout the visit as both players helped participate in extra-cultural activities.

“Having the chance for our youth to meet and play ball hockey with some of the Belleville Senators was a dream come true for them. It was an honour having these players learn more about our organization and interact with our youth. Their eagerness and dedication to give back to the community were impactful, and this experience will be one the kids will talk about for a long time.”

Logan Flodell was equally pleased to use his role with the club to help encourage and support local youth.

“It was a great experience. Everyone is so lovable and caring. The kids have such a good atmosphere. We’re grateful to be able to play ball hockey and that they opened up to us. It’s eye-opening seeing how much these kids look up to professional athletes. It’s an honour.”

“We’re thankful to be here and show that you can come from  small communities and have a chance to make it if have a passion for something that you love, whether it’s sports, art, dance, or anything as long as you have a good support group like they do here in Trenton.”

While the Senators’ organization continues building significant relationships in the Bay of Quinte region, education and physical fitness remain critical parts of their community outreach.