When I learned about the drowning death of Greenbrier High School sophomore Robert D. Ballard Jr., I wanted to hug my children even harder. This is tough news to hear, especially of such a talented, well-loved athlete like Robert.
Over the next few weeks, Blume will play host to a couple of fundraising events in the area. First, on Saturday, April 30, his team will host a Corn Hole Tournament from noon to 6 p.m. at Southbound Smokehouse (1855 Central Ave., Augusta). Teams can participate with a $50 donation and have a chance to win some terrific prizes for the top three teams. Individuals not competing can still win some great door prizes with a $10 donation.