The BCHL and Save-On-Foods are proud to once again recognize billet families from across the league for going the extra mile to support BCHL players off the ice with the Billet Families of the Month award.
Throughout the season, the league will recognize one billet family from each team and the outstanding work they do to support junior hockey in their community.
Save-On-Foods will donate a $100 grocery gift card card to each of the families honoured as BCHL Billet Families of the Month.
The pandemic has made things much more challenging for players and their billet families, so the BCHL and Save-On-Foods could not be happier to recognize just a few of these great people in our communities.
For February, we recognize billets from the Surrey Eagles, Trail Smoke Eaters and Vernon Vipers.
Family: Mike & Erin Addy
Billets since: 2021
Current billeted players: Zack Feaver & Primo Self
“This is our sixth year as a billet family, but our first with Surrey, and Zack and Primo are our seventh and eighth players. We love the energy and noise of having the boys around the house. They are amazing role models for our nieces and nephews and we love having them come to big family dinners when the hockey schedule allows. We have been beyond blessed with the relationships we have built with all of our boys and their families. Whether they have been with us for one season or more, these are friendships that will last forever.”
Trail Smoke Eaters
Family: Dayne & Erika Hayton
Billets since: 2018
Current billeted players: Kabore Dunn & Cameron Moger
“We were not sure what to expect when we took on our first billet, but he immediately added so much joy to our family. That joy just keeps multiplying with each new billet that enters our home. We enjoy having the players here, watching them grow and develop into successful young men. These players are positive role models for our children and our family is grateful for the experiences that billeting brings. These boys truly become part of our family.”
-Dayne & Erika Hayton
Family: Brad & Stacey Donison
Billets since: 2014
Current billeted player: Roan Clarke
“As our son is an only child, we have really enjoyed giving him many big brothers throughout the years, incredible role models who have helped him develop as a hockey player and as a young man. The bonds we have formed with these players and their families is very special. It’s something we will cherish forever.”
-Brad & Stacey Donison
Save-On-Foods is excited to celebrate the commitment of Billet Families across the BCHL. These unsung heroes of junior hockey provide caring, safe and supportive homes for hundreds of young athletes in pursuit of their dreams. Save-On-Foods salutes these amazing members of our communities for ‘Going the Extra Mile’ to keep junior hockey thriving in B.C. To find a store near you or shop online, visit SaveOnFoods.com.