Barbecue and Bands is the theme for Hill Country Heartbeat, a fundraiser for your local EMS, this Saturday, September 14, starting at 4 P.M. at Yett Park, on Highway 281 in Blanco. Barbecue will be served from 4:30 until 7:30 P.M. Drive-thru carry out will be available from 4:30 until 6:30 P.M.
Bands include Road Home taking the stage at 6:00 P.M. Wes Nickson starts at 7:15, Cameran Nelson and Guardrail Damage Ahead start playing at 9:00, and the Bart Crow Band comes on at 10:30 until midnight. Bring a lawn chair for your own comfort.
Drawings for raffle items will be ongoing all evening. There is quite a variety of items - from a Sig Sauer M400 rifle to a Zhumell Z8 reflector telescope, with purses, jewelry, tool sets, a fire extinguisher, paintings, a U.S. flag, a knife, a wood carving, a plant, and numerous other gifts. We also have gift certificates for hotel/motel nights, a photo session, oil changes, restaurants, hair salons, a deer processing, a recording session, an HVAC system check and cleaning, a round of golf for a foursome at Vaaler Creek, and more to be raffled. You do not need to be present to win. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5
At 8:15 P.M. we have the drawing for the lucky individual who gets the opportunity to select a key envelope for the 2013 Dodge Ram Lone Star. If they select the right envelope, a 2013 Dodge Ram is theirs. You must be present to participate in the drawing for the pickup. There are only 1000 tickets available for the pickup raffle at $10 each. All raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the event.
Go to www.HillCountry Heartbeat.org to see the complete list of raffle items, pictures, and information about the Blanco Volunteer Ambulance Corps.