Guns & Hoses Duke It Out For Charity March 1
By Katlyn Reece
(Undated) – Southeastern Indiana’s 911 Gives Hope announced the third “Guns and Hoses” charity boxing event will take place Saturday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m. at Belterra Casino Resort in Vevay.
Participating in the event are policemen and firefighters from around the tri-state area including Colerain, Whitewater Township, Hebron Convington, Ghent, Aurora, Rising Sun, Greendale, Madison, Lawrenceburg, and East Enterprise.
This year for the first time the event will feature a bout between female boxers. Colerain Township firefighter Jessica Moening and June Brackett, a Gaming Agent for the State of Indiana.
This event supports the Southeastern Indiana Children’s Advocacy Center in Dillsboro. The CAC is a neutral, child-friendly place where law enforcement officers, child protection services, and prosecutor’s offices from more than six counties can bring children for a forensic interview due to an allegation of abuse or neglect. No member of 911 Gives Hope receives compensation and all of the money raised will be given directly back to the community
Also benefiting from the event is Angels for Isaac, a non-profit charity for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research, and the American Red Cross.
The event is sponsored in part by Belterra Casino Resort, Switzerland County Council, United Community Bank, Friendship State Bank, Monarch Beverage Company, and Interim Health.
Participating Guns, or police officers: Roger Houston (Lawrenceburg), Joe Baker (Madison), William Watterson (Madison), Mark True (Indiana State Police), Wayne Davis (Greensburg), Troy Cochran (Lawrenceburg), Keith Hartman (Jefferson County), David Taylor (Union County), Dustin Burkdull (Decatur County), Justin Schmidt (Covington), John Bedel (Hamilton County), Brent Bennett (Jefferson County), William Samad (Boone County), Matthew Sauerbeck (Boone County), Mark Sidham (Boone County), June Brackett (Gaming Agent for the State of Indiana), Kris Weber (Boone County) John Stidham (Boone County), Ryan Windle (Franklin County), Ryan McQueen (Franklin County), Steve Garren (Hamilton County), Wes Anderson (Boone County).
Participating Hoses, or firefighters: Matt Helton (Colerain), Chris Stallings (Covington), Craig Simon (Napoleon), Justin Zinser (Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport), Same Behrle (Anderson Township, OH), Dean Fogle (St. Paul), Jimmy Hartman (Versailles), Chad Wylie (Ludlow), Kyle Donnell (Madison), Bryan Lynch (Taylor Mill), Rick Williams (Colerain), Jessica Moening (Colerain), Kaleb Miller (Covington), Joe Ullman (Dillsboro), Nick Rainey (Taylor Mill), Tim Hamer (Lawrenceburg).
Tickets are available at Ticketmaster or Belterra Casino Resort.