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....
plates with tea and pound cake --- $7.
BBQ sandwiches - $3.
Bowl of Chili
w/bread & tea - $7.
Cake slices - $7 and
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