SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire's Red, White and Blue Campaign gets its name from the services assisted by the organization; fire, EMS and law enforcement.
To raise awareness of the club's efforts, expand its support base, and raise funds for the families of fallen first responders, a "Red, White and Blue Barbecue" is planned from 11.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16 in downtown Savannah's Ellis Square.
The event is co-hosted by the annual Savannah Food & Wine Festival. It will feature food from a wide variety of well-known local restaurants, as well as live entertainment.
You can "donate for a plate" with the minimum suggested donation at $15.
The highest individual and corporate donations on the day will be highlighted.
Businesses and eateries who've agreed to generously donate food for the occasion include Gerald's Pig and Shrimp on Tybee, Savannah Lodging, G.C. BBQ, and Ruby Tuesday. Also, Leopold's Ice Cream will be there serving their delicious frozen treats. There will be a wide array of beverages provided by Coca-Cola, Southern Eagle, Service Brewery, and United Distributing.
Pre-ordered meals will be available for drive-thru pickup between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Ellis Square.
All funds raised through the barbecue and the campaign will benefit the Two Hundred Club's primary goal of easing the pain of Georgia and South Carolina families, who are struggling with the loss or injury of a law-enforcement officer, firefighter, or EMS provider.
For more information on the campaign, joining the club, pre-ordering plates, making a donation, or attending the barbecue, call 912.721.4418, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or click here.