Cookin’ On The Creek Set For Mar 17 In Cartersville

March 11, 2018 - bbq set

From Cartersville Medical Center: Cookin’ on a Creek, an annual BBQ tasting eventuality located on pleasing Pettit Creek in Cartersville, is scheduled for Saturday, Mar 17 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The eventuality advantages internal cancer patients treated during The Hope Center during Cartersville Medical Center by appropriation studious and caregiver resources.

When Freddie Gunn’s late wife, Sandra, was diagnosed with soothing hankie sarcoma, he saw first-hand a hurdles and needs of cancer patients. “Dr. William Thoms (former deviation oncologist during The Hope Center), speedy me to cruise ancillary internal patients by The Hope Center Foundation,” pronounced Gunn. Since that time, we’ve upheld a Foundation and a eventuality has continued to grow, from $1,800 a initial year to $40,000 final year.” Gunn says a categorical reason for a partnership is that a Foundation provides support by equipment not lonesome by any other means for patients going by diagnosis (gas, food supplements and transportation). “Also, 100% of a deduction go directly to internal patients in a Cartersville/Bartow County area,” pronounced Gunn.

During a event, over 25 of a South’s tip foe veteran griddle teams as good as internal backyard griddle teams will contest in several categories for awards. Attendees, with a concession of usually $10 for adults or $5 for children ages 5-12, will have a eventuality to representation some of a best griddle concoctions in a region.

“This is a 8th Cookin’ on a Creek,” pronounced John Hale, eventuality organizer. “This began as a accessible comfortable adult for a few foe BBQ guys in a village and we motionless it would be a good approach to lift a small income with all a food that was cooked. Freddie (Gunn) and we had a review about presumably operative on a BBQ account lifting eventuality for a Gunn’s and Roses Relay for Life Team. Within a few months, a eventuality was changed to The Gunn Complex and ‘Cookin’ on a Creek’ was formed.”

Located on a Gunn family skill during 35 Lipscomb Circle in Cartersville, a eventuality will underline total griddle sampling from noon until 3 p.m. (while reserve last), along with live party by Morgan Taylor and The Old Mill Road Band, griddle demonstrations and a BBQ competition. Tickets will be sole for raffle equipment including an electric smoker, apparatus chest and cabinet, gas glow table, recliner, smoker/grill, kayak, shotgun, pistol and more.

Parking and an eventuality convey use supposing by Bartow County Transit will be accessible during The Hope Center, 100 Market Place Blvd., Cartersville (across from Wal-Mart) from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Organizers inspire attendees to use a convey service, move a chair, suffer good food and live music, and revisit with a prepare teams. “While it is a good time to revisit with friends and suffer some good food and entertainment, what we like to see many are survivors who have been by diagnosis and lapse any year to a Creek,” pronounced Hale. “We know cancer is something that can be really harmful to families and individuals. This is a time we get to applaud a strides in investigate and support and inspire those still in treatment. Most people in a universe have been influenced by cancer and we consider it is vicious for any of them to know they are desired and supported. Cookin’ on a Creek allows us to do that.”

Committee member Shelia Mills is grateful for a many internal merchants and businesses who support a eventuality by financial and/or sell and services donations. “The categorical reason we do this is in memory of my sister, Sandra. Cancer patients need to concentration on removing good and shouldn’t have to worry about losses not lonesome by insurance, travel and special diets compulsory around treatment. The businesses and a village have been generous; everybody loves that a income we lift goes directly to internal patients,” pronounced Mills.

A loyal village effort, a eventuality is orderly only by volunteers, including a Boy Scouts, who support with parking, and athletes from Cass High School who support a BBQ teams with set up, take down and rabble pickup.

Tickets will be accessible during a embankment on a day of a event. For some-more information about Cookin on a Creek, revisit a “Cookin on a Creek” Facebook page or call Hale during 404-644-1213 or Gunn during 678-873-4407. For some-more information about services supposing during The Hope Center, greatfully call 678-721-5555 or revisit

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