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Brock’s 5th Annual Bartenders Ball to benefit the Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation January 17th

(FREDERICSKBURG, VA) Brock’s Riverside Grill with host their 5th Annual Bartenders Ball to benefit the Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation on Sunday, January 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased at Brock’s or by calling and reserving a ticket by phone.

Several local Fredericksburg area bars will attend the ball and each will serve a specialty cocktail to guests for the chance to compete and win $1,000. Guests will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite cocktail and their favorite bar.

The evening will open with a solo acoustic set with local musician, Shannon Peterson, followed by D.J. Bill Carroll. There will be a silent auction with various items donated from local business and B101.5 is the official sponsor for the ball.

One hundred percent of all proceeds will go directly to benefit the Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation. Raffle items and the specialty drink winner will be announced at midnight. Brock’s will be providing complimentary limo services with Platinum Access Limousines within a 10 mile radius from Brock’s for guests to arrive safely home. To make reservations, call 540.370.1820.

The Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation (GOCF) was originally established in 2006 to support the needs of the Oughton Family after Grace was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare and deadly form of cancer. After Grace’s death in 2007, the mission has undergone a remarkable evolution and the foundation has become a leader in program development in the Greater Fredericksburg Region. The Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation is committed to helping Fredericksburg Area families fighting pediatric cancer by providing clinical, psycho-social, wellness, financial, and logistical support. To learn more about the foundation and services provided, please call 888-900-GOCF (4623) or visit our website at or

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