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Firefighters sponsors fundraiser to help one of their own
 
Joey Merritt, a Hickory Grove firefighter, suffered a severe stroke on October 7 and was airlifted to UNC Chapel Hill hospital. He has a long recovery ahead of him. His fellow Hickory Grove firefighters are sponsoring a fundraiser with all the proceeds going to Merritt and his family.
 
The event is planned for Saturday, November 22 at  the Hickory Grove fire department from 11 a.m. until. The fire department is located at 136 NC 210 W.  (go west off US 701 onto NC highway 210, it's located near the intersection).
 
The fundraiser is a bike ride, plus BBQ Plates and Chili sale.
 
The bike ride sign up begins at 9 a.m. and the ride begins at 11 a.m. The cost is $20 per bike, plus $5 for a second rider.
 
The BBQ Plate and Chili sale begins at 11 a.m....
BBQ plates with tea and pound cake --- $7.
BBQ sandwiches - $3.
Bowl of Chili w/bread & tea - $7.
Cake slices - $7 and Drinks $1.
 
Whole, homemade cakes will be for sale. Raffle tickets are $1 each.  50/50 tickets will also be available. Crafts will be on sale and a bounce house for kids...plus much more.
 
It will be a fun time and a time to help a fireman who is going through tough times.  Donations are also welcomed.
 
Make plans to attend Saturday, November 22nd at the Hickory Grove Fire Department building. 

   
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