Fundraiser planned for April 2

Published 8:45 am Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Appomattox LEO Club, sponsored by the Appomattox Lions and Appomattox Christian Academy, will host a water bottle flipping contest on Sunday, April 2, from 2-4 p.m. at 1916 Refields Road, Appomattox, behind the rescue squad (at St. Andrew’s REC/Appomattox Christian Academy). 

According to a press release, “I FLIP for GFTW” is a competitive fundraiser. “Everyone of all ages is invited to come and compete in the ‘I FLIP for GFTW’ to raise money and collect water bottles for Gleaning for the World.”

Participants will compete in 10 different challenges for a prize and a title. 

“Entry fee is one 24-plus case of water or $5. Water bottles will be provided for the competition.”

Team and Individual scores will be judged by volunteers. Pre-registration is preferred through or at (434) 352-7373.

“To register, please provide name, age and phone number. Children 8 and younger must have a parent/adult on the premises through the duration of the event. Safety bracelets will be provided for all others to check and check out. Rules and challenges will be posted on facebook: Appomattox LEO Club.”