Highland News Leader

BBQ in Highland to benefit BackStoppers

Rick’s Ace Hardware and Gliks will present “Highland Heroes Community BBQ” to benefit The Backstoppers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Northtown Plaza in Highland.

Come out and meet your local police, firefighters and EMTs and enjoy burgers, brats and chili, courtesy of Korte Meat Processing and Grantfork Meats. SKI products will be provided by EXCEL Bottling.

Organizers will be also be selling T-shirts and hosting a raffle and silent auction, with 100 percent of the proceeds to be donated to The Backstoppers.

Also, enjoy Randy’s BBQ, with 20 percent of proceeds collected donated to The Backstoppers.

Started in 1959, The BackStoppers provides needed financial assistance and support to the spouses and dependent children of all police officers, firefighters and volunteer firefighters, and publicly-funded paramedics and EMTs who have lost their lives or suffered a catastrophic injury performing their duty.