Dissident Sons Charity Poker Run for Emma Shifflett
Starting location is Hooters of Jacksonville
Help us raise money for 9 year old Emma, who battles Spinal Muscular Atrophy. All proceeds will to go Emma in support of her medical needs. Run starts and ends at Hooters in Jacksonville, NC
Justin Hornung 252-626-8607
Swansboro Rotary Oyster Roast
Rotary Civic Center in Swansboro
Swansboro Rotary Club’s 35th annual Oyster Roast and Pig-Out will be March 15, 5-8 p.m.
Tickets purchased in advance are $45. They allow entry to one of the club’s most popular fundraisers, an all-you-can-eat extravaganza that takes place indoors at the Rotary Civic Center in Swansboro.
Machine Gun, a popular and well-known variety band from Wilmington, will provide musical entertainment.
Diners are reminded to bring an oyster knife and a glove. In addition to oysters, the menu includes roasted pig, fried fish, clam chowder, hot dogs with chili, cole slaw, hush puppies, condiments and a variety of beverages.
The civic center, which is on West Main Street Extension off NC 24 behind Family Care Pharmacy, provides a spacious indoor area for diners. It will be equipped with several large screen televisions tuned to the NCAA basketball tournament.
Tickets purchased at the door will cost $50. Tickets for children 15 and younger are $20, available only at the door.
Proceeds from the event are used to benefit youth scholarships and projects in Onslow and Carteret counties.
Tickets can be purchased from any member of the Swansboro Rotary Club or at the Civic Center. Tickets can also be purchased at Darden Insurance and Century 21 Waterway Realty in Swansboro and at Eastern Mortgage in Emerald Isle.
For more information, call (910) 326-6175.
Great Glow Run benefitting Easter Seals UCP
The Easter Seals UCP Great Glow Run will light up Greenville in support of individuals and families managing disabilities and mental health challenges. The illuminated 5K evening race will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Town Common. Check-in begins at 6:00 p.m. and the race starts at 8:00 p.m. Participants will don glow and LED gear as they join other enthused runners on an eye-catching, glimmering course.
Register by April 18 at GreatGlowRun.com for just $35. Unless sold out, day of event registration is $50. Active duty military are eligible for a special $25 registration; team discounts also available. Entry fee includes bib, timing chip, race t-shirt, bib, glow decoration and entrance to the post-race Afterglow party.
Patrick Curran (919) 783-8898 x8907