Charity event is set

Published 10:21 am Wednesday, June 16, 2010

WINTON – The 2nd Annual Detrick L. White Softball Tournament will be held on June 19 at the C.S. Brown field in Winton.

Detrick White, who was loved by many and a very gifted Softball player, tragically lost his life on February 28, 2009 and this event was organized in his honor by family and friends.

Last years event was a success and Detrick’s team, The Undertakers, won first place and took home the inaugural trophy.

This event, which begins at 9 a.m., is open to the public and is family oriented so all ages are welcome to come out and enjoy the festivities.There will be free food and soft drinks served, music, and plenty of softball.Come out and remember a dear father, son and friend.

Donations will be accepted and proceeds will go to a scholarship fund for Detrick’s daughter.

There are a couple of slots available for teams to register to play. Those who are interested may contact one of the following: Justin Greene at 336-255-9315; Terrance Spruill at 336-303-2901; Caddares Manley at 757-763-8115; Monterio Hand at 252-395-0499; or Johnny Manley at 252-209-1705.