Relay for Life Stanly NC

OAKBORO NC, MAY 20, 2016 – Relay for Life Stanly County NC plans yet another annual fundraiser that will prove to be over the top once again. Hosted by the Oakboro Fire Department on May 20 from 6 pm until Midnight.

Tailgators Sports Grill of Locust is excited to take part in this annual event. relay for life oakboro ncHelping to raise funds for the American Cancer Society on behalf of the Relay for Life Stanly County Chapter. Representing Tailgators during the event will be Gary the Gator  giving out kids meal gift certificates, his accompanying photographer will happily snap your pic together. Children everywhere will love to hug Gary the Gator and several other fun loving mascots such Sir Pur of the Charlotte Panthers, Chick-fil-A Cow and Sweet Frog. So get those hugs and cameras ready.

Ceremonies kick off at 6 pm with Survivor Speaker Pam Blake sharing her heartwarming story of a champion.  And the Relay begins. Approximately 150 survivors will take the first steps at ‘on your mark’ go for the first leg of the relay, they’ll hand the baton off for the second lap to all the caregivers, and yes, you guessed it, here come the teams. One after one, teams representing municipalities, churches, groups, organizations, families, everyone that forms a team to walk the relay for life. The kids lap is scheduled for about 7:30 pm.

Not on a team yet? It’s not too late, visit Relay for Life Stanly NC to support or participate in a team. You can make a difference. It’s a fact, there is no ‘I’ in TEAM but there is in WIN, and we cannot win without YOU! So support, join or form a team today!

Luminaries light up at 9 pm with a shared moment of silence that will speak volumes for miles.

Festivities will be going on all night in between every scheduled moment to remember. You will find booths full of fun, food and lots of goodies. Live music by Carson Hill, Spirit of Praise and Called by Name will resonate their gifts and talents uplifting every heart. Best of all you will see great friends, meet new ones and discover some absolutely awesome people who have risen above and gone beyond the greatest of odds.

Make a night of it and support Relay for Life. Bring the family, share a meal, walk a lap, absorb some great music , light a luminary, commemorate the moment with pictures and enjoy the company of some awesome warriors!

Raffle Benefit for Kai Gonzalez

Win a Chainsaw Art Bench by Ron Knight

LOCUST NC MAY 2016 – Tailgators Sports Grill is hosting a benefit raffle for Kai Gonzalez. Purchase raffle tickets for an original chainsaw artwork bench by Ron Knight at the restaurant located at 1788 West Main St Locust NC 28097 any time during open hours seven days a week. Raffle tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will go to benefit young Kai.

benefit raffle for kai gonzlez at tailgators sports grillKai was in a tragic car accident April 13th 2015. Suffering a broken neck, damage to her spinal cord and brain injury; Kai had bleeding on her brain, collapsed lung, and a broken leg.Her Mom was treated for a concussion and broken ankle, Kai is paralyzed from the upper chest down. She cannot stand up nor walk. Her mother dresses her, takes care of all her hygiene needs on a daily basis. At night Mom must reposition her in bed every 3 hours since Kai does not have a pressure relief bed to prevent pressure sores. Something that medicaid will not cover. She must be picked up to be transferred to other places like the sofa, bed, beanbag chair and floor mat, Kai’s Mom has always worked hard as a single parent supporting Kai on her own, with no additional help since Kai was a baby.

Tailgators Sports Grill is rallying with the surrounding communities in continued efforts to help with the necessary needs for Kai and her Mom. Raffle tickets are sold with a goal to raise five thousand dollars, giving all proceeds to the family.

The savored prize is a beautiful chainsaw bench hand crafted by Ron Knight. The bench is an original hand carved piece and features his famous black bear perched on twin stumps. Ron  turned his wood carving hobby into a business in 2010. He specializes in wildlife statues, totem poles, tiki-gods, and benches. He accepts any and all custom orders. He has competed state-wide in carving competitions bringing home 1st place.

Everyone wins with this benefit as each purchased ticket helps this young girl who is paralyzed from the chest down following a car accident in 2015. A true effort of putting love in action; together we can help make life a little easier for her and her family. The winning raffle ticket will be drawn on May 14th at Tailgators Sports Grill and this original piece of chain saw art will be taken home and enjoyed. Stop in anytime and purchase multiple tickets for this benefit raffle.