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1st Annual Donkey Basketball Tournament & BBQ Fundraiser
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 • Posted October 3, 2012

The Mason ISD Education Foundation will host a barbecue and donkey basketball tournament as a fun fundraiser on Saturday, October 6th. The event will be held at the Ft. Mason Park Pavilion.

It’s basketball played on real live donkeys with all local riders. Each donkey has a special talent - run, buck, or lay down!

Teams include

Team #1 - Mason National Bank - Jay Tedder, Tommy Bierschwale, Denver Blackwell, Brandon Neece & Clint Askins - Sponsored By Mason National Bank

Team #2 - PaDonkey Dunkers - Julio Ramon, Homer Sanchez, J.W. Harle, Kory Perlichek & John Palacio - Sponsored by RAM Building Services, LLC

Team #3 - Cinco Amigos - Jared Henrich, Jayton Henrich, Cracker Crouch, Logan Toone & Seth Comer - Sponsored by Capital Farm Credit

Team #4 - Puncher coaching staff - Kade Burns, Michael McLeod, Brian Rasberry, & Rick Ragsdale

The donkey basketball tournament begins at 5:00 PM. Tickets for adults are $6 pre-purchase or $8 at the gate, students $4, and kids 5 and under are free. Come cheer for your favorite team!

There will be lots of great barbecue, cooked by Wayne Carl and Tana Hoffman, along with all the trimmings. The meal is by donation only and we will start serving after the tournament.

A silent auction will be held with lots of great items.

Please contact Jay Tedder at the Mason National bank for more information or if you have any questions - 325-347-5911 -

The primary purpose of the Education Foundation is to raise money for school programs that are not otherwise funded through tax dollars. The Mason ISD Education Foundation’s mission is to generate and distribute resources to the Mason ISD teachers to enrich, maintain, and expand programs needed to meet the District’s mission of excellence in education. Help us meet our goal by supporting this event, while helping our school district.

Come on out and join us for a fun evening for a very worthwhile cause.

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