Found July 16, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
the Red Wings’ summer development camp raised a significant chunk of change for Bryan Rufenach’s summer hockey camp while remembering the fallen Wings prospect last Tuesday in Traverse City, and while the Rufenach family was understandably shaken while making a brief appearance at the activities taking pace at Centre Ice Arena, the Grand Traverse Insider’s Greg Gielczyk spoke to Wings camp director Ann Reeves about the event’s significance for both the family and the community: “There was a commemorative display of Bryan’s hockey pictures presented to the family,” Reeves said. “His picture was in the middle and then various action photos surrounded it. Framed in glass, it was quite a large collage of pictures.” Reeves was amazed at the fan turnout. “I was absolutely overwhelmed by the number in attendance,” Reeves commented. “We had beer and wine. We had a dunk tank. It was hilarious. One of the prospects, his name is Mitch Callahan, actually got in the dunk tank and a bunch of the

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