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Sheriff’s Office selling Boston butts
Raising funds for Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s
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Boston butts, roasted slowly overnight, could be a great idea for quick meals during the last few days of shopping before Christmas. Buying them from the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office will help fight Alzheimer’s disease as well, said sheriff’s Lt. Bobby Durden.

While tickets are on sale now, the Boston butts will be available for pickup Dec. 21. The fundraiser benefits Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s, he said.

“We just know how serious Alzheimer’s disease is, and we deal with it all the time and see how people are affected,” Durden said. “This is the fourth year BCSO has raised funds for the cause. The efforts began when former Sheriff Lynn Anderson was in office, and his mother suffered from the disease.”

Sheriff’s deputies often witness how the disease affects people and their families when they answer calls, especially ones involving missing persons, using the Care Trak system.

“It’s an easy cause to embrace. So many people are affected by it,” he said.

Deputies are also encouraged to participate in “Fall Fuzz Funds,” through which they pay a $100 donation in order to be allowed to grow a beard during the months of October through January, he said. Those funds are also donated to the Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s effort.

Tickets are on sale at the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office. The butts will be slow-smoked and available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at the Statesboro Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds at 16942 Highway 67 in Statesboro. The cost is $30.

For tickets or more information, reach out to Lt. Bobby Durden at (912) 531-9621, Cpl. Bob Dinello at (912) 515-9791, Lt. Greg Collins at (912) 536-9765 or Terry Harville at (912) 512-5744.

 

Herald reporter Holli Deal Saxon may be reached at (912) 489-9414.

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