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07/10/2017 7:41 AM -
Glens Falls, NY - The Adirondack Civic Center Coalition announced today that it has entered into a five-year agreement with Cool Insuring Agency to rebrand the Glens Falls Civic Center as Cool Insuring Arena, effective immediately. 
“We’re proud to partner with a great member of our community in Cool Insuring Agency as we are able to name our building for the first time in its 38-year history,” Adirondack Civic Center Coalition President Dan Burke said. “We are almost 60 percent of the way to our overall Keep Hockey Here fundraising goal and are excited to move forward as the Cool Insuring Arena.”
Cool Insuring Agency becomes the first sponsor of the downtown arena since its inception in 1979. The five-year agreement keeps Cool Insuring Agency as the official sponsor of the arena through 2022. The naming rights deal marks the next step as the Adirondack Civic Center Coalition and Adirondack Thunder hockey team approach the 2017-18 season.
“From day one in 1979 we have been a season ticket holder and dasher board advertiser at the Civic Center,” Cool Insuring Agency Vice President Jack Bieniek said. “We are acutely aware of the benefits of what a viable and catalytic entertainment venue means to our hometown community and its local businesses. The employees, management and owners of Cool Insuring Agency are honored to support the Adirondack Civic Center Coalition today and into the future.”
The Coalition completed its purchase of the Adirondack Thunder from Calgary Sports & Entertainment on June 30 and is currently in the process of raising the additional funds necessary for a successful team ownership. The Coalition set a $1 million campaign goal, including contributions from coalition members, on February 28 and is now nearly 60 percent of the way towards its overall goal. Fans can make an online donation to help “Keep Hockey Here” by visiting and clicking the support button. 
“Even though we closed the transaction to purchase the Thunder on June 30 we still have looming financial obligations to fulfill, so more fundraising is critical in the coming months,” Burke emphasized.
Cool Insuring Agency aims to provide its clients with a full range of the highest quality of insurance products and services and allowing them to experience “insurance made simple.” Cool maintains a highly professional, highly motivated staff that is committed to service the needs of the clients of the firm while providing the highest quality products and services at competitive prices. For more information on Cool Insuring Agency, visit or stop by and see them at 2 Country Club Rd Suite 1, Queensbury, NY 12804. 
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The Adirondack Thunder are the proud members of the ECHL and will begin their 2017-18 season on October 14, 2017 at Cool Insuring Arena. The Thunder enter their third season of ECHL play, following two consecutive playoff berths, including reaching second round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs in 2016, the first time since 1994 that an Adirondack team won a playoff series. 

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