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Bouncing For Turkeys

[ 1 ] November 14, 2011 |

©2011 www.nelsloncountylife.com Photos By Tommy Stafford : Tori Ashley, a waitress at Devils Backbone Brewing, takes her shift Bouncing For Turkeys this past Monday morning at the brewery. The 2nd annual event is to raise money for the Nelson County Pantry this holiday season.

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Nelson County, Virginia

We first told you about Bouncing For Hams at Devils Backbone Brewing back in November of 2010. For the 1st event it was brutal. Temps were down in the 20’s with wind chills of 0°. Brrrrrrrrrrrr! Not this year, and not hams this time around! Temps on Monday hit a very comfortable mid 70’s. The crew and some customers of DBBC stopped by to jump for awhile to raising money for The Nelson County Pantry. The bouncing started at 6AM Monday and goes for a solid 24 hours until 6AM Tuesday. Roughly each 11 dollars raised will buy a turkey for someone this holiday season.

Duncan Lee (left) a busser with DBBC and frequent customer, Richard Boyd, bounce for turkeys this past Monday morning at Devils Backbone.

“We’ve already raised almost as much money as we did for the entire event last year. We’ve been taking donations for the past month here in the restaurant before the bouncing actually started,” said Brian Coe with DBBC. Last year the group raised $2100.00 for the Nelson County Pantry.

Juniorette Publisher Peyton Stafford hangs out with Tori Ashley (left) and Kelli Loughry of DBBC while they wait to Bounce For Turkeys!

If you’d like to donate to Bouncing For Turkeys, head on over to DBBC Monday evening and make a donation!

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  1. […] you about the inaugural event Bouncing For Hams back in December 2010. That was the inspiration for Bouncing For Turkeys that raises money for The Nelson County Pantry. That money is used to buy turkeys for needy […]

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