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Schneider memorial this weekend

THOR NDALE—The Maggie Schneider Memorial Scholarship Fund Team Roping and fund raiser is set Friday through Sunday Sept. 25-27, according to organizer Richard Schneider.

"This year we are adding a twist to our fund-raiser by adding a Jackpot BBQ Cookoff and we have moved it to the Joey & Phyllis Hiney Ranch in the Salty Community," Schneider said.

Activities Friday begin with a Margarita & Salsa Jackpot contest at 7 p.m. Around 9 p.m. there will be a bikini barrel race, Schneider said.

Saturday events start early with the BBQ Cookoff. Team roping begins at 10 a.m. with jackpot horseshoe & washer pitching tournament at 2 p.m.

BBQ Cookoff entry fee will be $75 for brisket, chicken and pork ribs and $25 for cooks choice. The Margarita & Salsa Jackpot entry fee will be $25 per entry. "You may enter multiple times but all entries must be fresh and made on site," Schneider said.

Entry blanks are available at B&S Tires.

Horseshoe and washer pitching jackpot fees will be $25 per team with no trophies given in the above jackpots. Payback will be 60 percent of entry fee. To reserve a spot for the BBQ Cookoff send money to the Maggie Schneider Memorial at 1205 East Salty St, Thorndale TX. 76577.

Fund-raising items are: 1st- 270 Remington Deer Rifle with Scope; 2nd- four (4) 7.50R16 14 ply Trailers Tires; 3rd- P235/ 75R15 Hankook car tires; 4th- P235/75R15 car tires; 5th- $100 gift card to BS Tire; 6th- $100 gift card to Thorndale Meat Market; 7th- $100 gift card to Thorndale Meat Market; 8th- $100 gift card to Walmart; 9th- $100 gift card to Walmart; 10th- Cooper Tire Merchandise; 11th- $25 TR Hot Sausage; 12th- $20 gift card Schroeder's Place; 13th- dinner for 4 at Downtown Café, Thorndale, value $80.

Tickets may be purchased at area businesses in Thorndale and Rockdale.


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