Sunday, October 18, 2015

Crockett Foundation: Annual BBQ at Crockett Park

George Harbin
Charlotte Ring Announcer
We've been enjoying the articles and features on the Crockett Foundation website, including one on the philanthropic history of Jim Crockett Promotions. We learned about an annual BBQ that took place at Crockett Park where fans could enjoy BBQ and a cold beverage with the Crockett family and many of the wrestlers of the era.

It's a fascinating look at a simpler time and a fun event that raised money for a great cause.

Featuring references to George Harbin, Johnny Weaver, George Becker and Ole Anderson.

by Matthew Worseman, Crockett Foundation

Jim Crockett and Jim Crockett Promotions have a long history of philanthropy over the years. Whether the Crocketts were donating the entire gate from a wrestling match or holding the annual BBQ at Jim Crockett Memorial Ballpark, the need to give back is deeply rooted in the Crockett DNA. While Jim was working his way up the wrestling ladder, this humble man always knew that he would have to find a way to pay it forward....

>>> Read the entire article on the Crockett Foundation website.

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