(FREDERICSKBURG, VA) Brock’s Riverside Grill hosted their 5th Annual Bartenders Ball to benefit the Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation on Sunday, January 17. The event raised a total of $14,900.
Several local Fredericksburg area bars participated in the event, including Happy Endings, Rick’s on the River, Home Team Grill, Capital Ale House, Jays Downtown Sports Lounge and Smokey Bones. Each bar served a specialty cocktail to guests for the chance to compete and win a prize.
Guests had the opportunity to vote for their favorite bar and favorite cocktail drink. Rick’s on the River was the winner of Best Bar and won $1,000 and Happy Endings won best cocktail drink and was awarded an outing on the river from River Rock Outfitters.
The evening opened with a solo acoustic set by local musician, Shannon Peterson, followed by D.J. Bill Carroll. There was a silent auction with various items donated from local business and B101.5 was the official sponsor for the ball. One hundred percent of all proceeds went directly to benefit the Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation.
CAPTION (R to L): David Morris, Brock’s Riverside Grill and Alec Oughton, Grace Oughton Foundation
ABOUT THE GRACE OUGHTON CANCER FOUNDATION:
The Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation (GOCF) was originally established in 2006 to support the needs of the Oughton Family after Grace was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare and deadly form of cancer. After Grace’s death in 2007, the mission has undergone a remarkable evolution and the foundation has become a leader in program development in the Greater Fredericksburg Region. The Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation is committed to helping Fredericksburg Area families fighting pediatric cancer by providing clinical, psycho-social, wellness, financial, and logistical support. To learn more about the foundation and services provided, please call 888-900-GOCF (4623) or visit our website at http://www.thegocf.org or https://www.facebook.com/TheGOCF
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