Kiss-A-Pig Contest Raises Over $45,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County

 

Thank you to all the 2016 PIG KISSERS!
Thank you to all the 2016 PIG KISSERS!

 

Club members and staff of Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County are squealing with delight at the success of this year’s annual Kiss-A-Pig contest and fundraiser. Held in conjunction with the MD State BBQ Bash held in Bel Air on Friday, August 12, 2016, the Kiss-A-Pig event raised over $45,000 to support the 4 Clubs in Harford County.

 

Eleven teams worked tirelessly holding bull roasts, pancake breakfasts, selling raffle tickets, paint nights and sponsoring happy hours to raise money and bring awareness to the Great Futures that begin through supported programs at the Clubs.

 

The top fundraiser this year was Team APGFCU, raising over $8,500.  Rachel Brush, Kevin Balliet, Pooja Bhatia, Jennifer Housley and Lisa Martin were the masterminds behind the success of Team APGFCU.

 

Special thanks to Howard McComas IV, the event chair, Rod Bourn, Catch A Pig 5K event chair, Lisa Fuller, Flapjack Breakfast event chair, and the following Kiss A Pig 2016 Sponsors: a. Bright Idea, Acer Exhibits & Events, APGFCU, BCV Commercial Real Estate & Business Brokers, Chesapeak Shredding, Flowers by Lucy, Frederick Ward Associates, Harford Mutual, Jones Junction, Klein’s ShopRite, Lee Tessier Team of Keller Williams American Premier Realty,  McComas Funeral Homes, NVS Salon & Spa, Rainbow International, Weyrich, Cronin & Sorra Chartered & York Insurance Services, Inc..

 

Thanks to all our Pig Kissers: Team APGFCU, Team Slate Ridge Entertainment, Team Weyrich, Cronin, Sorra Chartered, Team Harford Community College, Team Glenwood, Team Flowers by Lucy, Sheriff Jeff Gahler & Team HCSO, Team Advanced Eye Care, Team Chesapeak Shredding, Team Picket Fence Financial & Team SwagDog.

 

Interested in entering your team next year?

Contact Howard McComas at howardk@mccomasfuneralhome.com.

 

For more information about Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County call 410-272-0010 or visit BGCHarfordCo.org

 

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County: 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County was established in 1990 by a group of concerned citizens in the Aberdeen area.  It has grown to four sites throughout Harford County and now serves more than 400 children and teens on a daily basis.  Our mission is to inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.  The Club is open to all youth ages 6 to 18 and provides positive youth development programs in five core areas: Character and Leadership Development; Health & Life Skills; Education & Career Development; the Arts; and Sports, Fitness and Recreation.

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