5th Annual Italy Guns vs. Hoses Softball game is coming


(Barry Byers)

The Italy Shop With a Hero Corporation is sponsoring the 5th Annual Guns vs. Hoses Softball game fund raiser on Saturday, July 9, 2016. The event will be held at the Italy High School softball complex on College Street with free admittance for all.

The community is invited and encouraged to come out and watch the battle between the Fire Department and Police Department and enjoy the fireworks extravaganza at the end of the night. Community support is very important to the success of the program.

Schedule of Events:

5:00 p.m. – Gates open
6:00 p.m. – Home Run Derby begins
7:30 p.m. – Softball game begins

A fireworks show will begin immediately following the competition. There will be food in the concession stand for sale throughout the evening and activities for children of all ages. There will also be a raffle with prizes including a rifle, gift cards and other great prizes.

Shop With a Hero would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their donations and support this year.

Ark Country Store – Waxahachie
Barry Byers – Italy
Chicken Express – Waxahachie
Citizens National Bank – Italy
Control A/C & Heat – Waxahachie
Ellis County Barbecue – Midlothian
First State Bank – Italy
Italy Auto – Italy
Italy ISD – Italy
Monolithic Constructors – Italy
Paul & Rebecca Perry
Plain Jane & Co. – Waxahachie
PS Construction – Waxahachie
Stay Dry Roofing – Purdon
Superior Commercial Concrete – Waxahachie
SWFA – Waxahachie
Valvoline Express Care – Waxahachie

The more money that is raised, the more children that will be able to have a great Christmas this year. Shop With a Hero is a 501 © (3) corporation and all donations are tax deductable.

If you or your company would like to become one of our sponsors, please contact Brad Chambers at 972-935-8836 or Karen Mathiowetz at 972-268-5005.