Hearts and BBQ event to raise money for Hospice and Homecare scholarship fund

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Country music and hog roast

Country-music and barbecue lovers will get a chance to see local singer-songwriters perform and eat some local grub at the 5th annual Hearts and BBQ fundraiser at Cox Brothers BBQ this Thursday.

The event will feature a hog roast, barbecue buffet, music and raffle drawing with proceeds going to the Homecare and Hospice Employee Education Fund.

Cox Brothers Barbeque owner Bud Cox says the day will begin at 11 a.m. with a buffet.

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This will be followed by a hog roast and buffet at 5 p.m..

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Local singer-songwriter Bryton Stoll says he will be performing two hours of country music starting at 6 p.m..

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According to Bryton, those in attendance will also get to listen to a few other local performers.

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There will also be a raffle drawing with items such as a grill and tickets to the Flint Hills Beer Fest up for grabs.

How Hearts and BBQ got started

The Hearts and BBQ fundraiser can trace its origins back to a family who was touched by the care of those who work at Homecare and Hospice.

Christina Nolte, the Homecare and Hospice Executive Director, explains how the event got started.

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Nolte says Rhoda’s husband, Ken Culbertson, and her kids began a fund to directly benefit Homecare and Hospice employees.

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To find out more about this event, visit coxbbq.com.

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