Bobcats to host 1st Annual Canned Christmas on Saturday
Dec 11, 2010
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College
men's basketball program is gearing up for their first annual
Christmas Canned-Food Drive on Saturday, Dec. 11, in Williams
Gymnasium as part of the afternoon's contest against Carson-Newman
Fans are encouraged to bring any type of non-perishable food
item in exchange for admission into the contest. The items
collected during the drive will be donated to Shelter Rock
Ministries, located in Foscoe, N.C.
Shelter Rock is a non-profit ministry located in the Appalachian
Mountains, with the goal of meeting the needs of the impoverished
people in the Appalachian area. They are a 501-c3 non-profit,
interdenominational Christian Ministry dedicated to identifying the
poor of Appalachia, and providing them with immediate relief.
Shelter Rock depends totally on the financial support of their
partners to carry out their mission to the Banner Elk/Boone
The Bobcats face off with Carson-Newman in Williams Gymnasium on
Saturday in the 1st Annual "Canned Christmas" event. Tip-off is
slated for 2:00 p.m.