Benefits to feature live music, cornhole

There will be two upcoming benefits for children with serious medical issues on Saturday, June 1, in Waynesville and Sylva. 

The “Birthday Fiesta for Tye” will be at 11 a.m. at Los Amigos Restaurante in Waynesville. The event will benefit the Tye Blanton Foundation, which is a nonprofit providing help to NICU families. The foundation was formed in honor of Tye Blanton, the infant son of the slain Highway Patrol Trooper Shawn Blanton, who was born premature and died after a prolonged fight in neonatal intensive care. There will be a cornhole tournament, with a $40 entry fee per team of two (bring your own partner). Money prizes and trophies will be awarded. There will also be kid’s activities and refreshments available, with the restaurant open for business as well. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828.734.6692 or www.tyeblanton.org. 

The TeaM (Treyson and Megan) Bradley Benefit will be held from 3 to 8 p.m.at Bridge Park in Sylva. Megan has Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, and Treyson remains in pediatric intensive care with an undiagnosed medical problem. The TeaM Bradley Benefit will sell hamburgers and hotdog plates, TeaM Bradley T-shirts and bracelets. There will also be an auction, cakewalk, live music and cornhole tournament. Please bring your own chair and come and hang out for a good cause.

850.294.1670.

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