Wounded Warrior BBQ and Wheelchair Basketball Event May 18

Family friendly barbecue and basketball event to support wounded warrior rehabilitation programs at Warrior Foundation Freedom Station to be held May 18, 2019 at Loews Coronado Bay Resort.

Come one, come all, to join in on and support the Annual Loews Coronado Bay Resort wheelchair basketball tournament on Saturday, May 18, 2019. This year’s family friendly event, a continuation of Loews Good Neighbor program, features the awesome Naval Medical Center wounded warriors Wolfpack wheelchair basketball team, pitted against a very strong City of Coronado wheelchair team, led by Mayor Richard Bailey. The Wolfpack team will play two games, refereed by former Mayor Casey Tanaka and former City Councilman Mike Woiwode, with the second game pitting Loews Good Neighbors against the Wolfpack. The program also includes a short musical presentation by Coronado’s wounded warrior support group, Kids Who Care, as well as a mouth-watering barbecue feast created by the Loews Coronado Bay Resort world-famous culinary team.

Sponsors for this great event are Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado Times, Eagle Newspapers, the Old Goats, and Coronado’s Kids Who Care (Young Goats, ages 8 -13). Proceeds will support wounded warrior rehabilitation programs at Warrior Foundation Freedom Station. Please consider making a contribution and join the festivities on Saturday, May 18 from 3 PM to 6 PM at Loews Coronado Bay Resort.

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A minimum contribution for attendance is $25, which includes the BBQ and basketball tournament. Please visit https://us.commitchange.com/ca/san-diego/warrior-foundation—freedom-station and note for “Old Goats event.” Bring your email receipt for admission. To pay by check, please make payable to WFFS, note the Loews BBQ event, and mail to Ben Hallowell, 850 C Ave. #1 Coronado, CA 92118.

 

From the 2017 EventWheelchair Basketball & BBQ Event Held to Benefit Travis Manion Foundation

 

 

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com