2017-08-10 / Front Page

Thompson will be roasted Saturday for T.J. and Friends

A gathering of cohorts, friends, classmates, and other acquaintances have been given free reign to take shots at Wilkes County EMA Director Blake Thompson in the T.J. and Friends Foundation annual roast next month.

The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, August 12, at The Pope Center. Tickets are $25.A barbecue dinner will be served, and there will be entertainment. Also area artist Michael Davenport will paint a portrait of Thompson to be auctioned during the roast.

All funds raised will go to support the T.J. and Friends Foundation which in turn uses 100 percent of its money to provide assistance to cancer victims in Wilkes, Elbert, Hart, Franklin, Madison, Oglethorpe, and Lincoln Counties.

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