FMH Foundation Has Your BBQ Ready

Auctioneer Heyward Mattox will once again entertain as he sells everything from an Edisto Beach condo weekend to autographed sports memorabilia from USC and Clemson.

Auctioneer Heyward Mattox will once again entertain as he sells everything from an Edisto Beach condo weekend to autographed sports memorabilia from USC and Clemson.

RIDGEWAY – It’s time to put on your jeans, pull on your boots and head on out to The Farm of Ridgeway where, from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2 you’ll enjoy some of the best barbecue in town as well as a great live auction, blue grass band and fantastic door prizes. It is the annual fundraiser for Fairfield Memorial Hospital, sponsored by the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Foundation to benefit the hospital’s emergency department.

“We’re talking Doko BBQ, Susan D. Taylor and the Twang Bombers, dancing and lots of fun,” said Mike Quinn, the Foundation President. “All this and more are included in the cost of the ticket.”

Heyward Mattox, CIA, auctioneer, will entertain once again as he rattles off live auction items to the delight of the audience. Bidding gets competitive, so be sure to bring your check book to take advantage of such auction items as autographed sports memorabilia from Clemson and USC, “BMW Performance Center Driving School,” a Bed & Breakfast stay, Edisto beach condo weekend, Jim Harrison framed print, local artists’ work, antique items, restaurant gift cards and a 32-inch TV.

Tickets: $30 per person or $50 per couple (kids 10 and under – $10, under 6 free). Tickets may be purchased at First Citizens bank branches in Winnsboro, Ridgeway, Blythewood; Summer Day Gifts; lobby of Fairfield Memorial Hospital in Winnsboro and Blythewood Arts & Visitor’s Center (Tuesday-Saturday, 11-5). Tickets will also be on sale at the door the evening of the event.

FMH Foundation is a 501(c)3. For information, call 803-608-5510. The Farm at Ridgeway is located just north of Blythewood at 3248 US Highway 21 South, Ridgeway.