Fundraising Events

7th Annual Newton County Christmas for Kids Chili/Non-Chili Cook-off

Times Fun When You’re Having Flies ~Kermit the Frog Or as the saying goes as we know it, Time Flies When You’re Having Fun. And Fun did we have?!?! Or maybe, boy did we have fun. Hey, he gets to say it backward, can’t I? No, you’re right, probably not. With all that said (and …

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6th Newton County Christmas for Kids Chili/Non-Chili Cookoff

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of the year to say… The 6th Annual Newton County Christmas for Kids Chili/Non-Chili Cookoff has come and gone. How on earth can that be? But it’s true. This is one of the largest fundraisers conducted to raise money for Newton County Christmas for Kids. If you’ll remember, last …

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What Happens when Hurricane Gordon Shows Up Uninvited

Hurricane season officially began June 1, 2018, and ends November 30, 2018. But when we think of Hurricane season, we tend to think August through November. When I was on vacation last month, I overheard on the weather channel that there wasn’t much going on in the Atlantic in August. They figured it would pick …

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4th Annual Newton County Christmas for Kids Chili Cookoff and Silent Auction + Non Chili Category

You saw it all over Facebook, you heard about it in person, there were news stories done (KSN & KOAM), blog posts written, and promoting gone wild, but now it has come and gone and we’re going to recap…. The Newton County Christmas for Kids 4th Annual Chili Cookoff and Silent Auction + this year’s …

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Pancake Feed Fundraiser

If there’s one thing I’ve mentioned before, it is that we like food. If there’s food, they will come, I’m sure you’ve heard that many times. Well one of our favorite organizations, Newton County Rescue & Recovery had a Pancake Fundraiser over the weekend to raise money for some new equipment.