|Hoops for Heroes fundraiser slated for March 21: Barbecue dinner to benefit area children’s Agencies|
|March 13, 2014 Jerry Purvis|
Leadership Scotts Bluff’s 25th anniversary class is celebrating Hoops for Heroes during March Madness with a fundraising event to help children in need around the area.
The Denim and Diamonds dinner is scheduled for Friday, March 21 at the Gering Civic Center. The VIP session runs from 5 – 6 p.m. with a private reception and premium drinks. The general session stars at 6 p.m. VIP tickets are $100 and general tickets are $30. Enjoy barbecue and keg beer while watching March Madness on the big screen. The event is for persons 21 and over.
“We’re going to have a barbecue themed buffet,” said Rita Morales of Leadership Scotts Bluff. “We’re trying to raise as much money as we can to benefit to some worthy organizations.”
Funds from the event go to the Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy and to the Camp Scott summer program for handicapped children.
First State Bank is the title sponsor for the event and tickets are available at their Scottsbluff and Gering locations. Tickets are also available at the Scottsbluff-Gering United Chamber of Commerce, Regional West Health Services, or by calling (308) 632-2226.