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Golf tournament, taproom fundraiser set this week for Capt. Poore

Several fundraisers have been scheduled and others are ongoing for Hendersonville Fire Capt. Josh Poore, who is recovering from serious injuries he suffered in a mountain bike accident on June 13. Events this week include a golf tournament at High Vista  Golf Course and a tap room fundraiser at Sierra Nevada.


Poore is undergoing rehab at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta and at this point his projected discharge date is Sept. 4, the city said in a news release.
Here are details of upcoming fundraisers:
• Golf Tournament – Full Send For Poore, 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1. High Vista Golf Course, 88 Country Club Road, Mills River.
Cost is $50 per person (cash or check only). Best Ball / Captain’s Choice with no handicap. Event questions may be directed to Heidi Cole at (954) 328-1956. Visit
• Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 5-8 p.m. Sierra Nevada High Gravity Room, 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River. Support Fire Capt. Poore by spending the evening at Sierra Nevada’s High Gravity Room. Admission is $20 for adults (kids attend for free). Event will include a raffle and a 50/50 drawing. Event questions may be directed to Heidi Cole at (954) 328-1956. Visit
• Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 11:30am-1:30pm, Bistro Day at Lake Pointe Landing, for Lake Pointe Landing residents and their guests. The Lake Pointe Landing lunch buffet will raise money to support Capt. Poore.
• Saturday, Aug. 17, from 2pm-6pm, Poore Beer and WOD Fundraising Event, Triskelion Brewing Company, 340 Seventh Avenue East. CrossFit HVL is partnering with Triskelion Brewing Company and the Hendersonville Fire Department to create a Fundraising WOD (workout) in a town effort to help support Josh Poore and his family in this trying time. The workout is not required to participate in the event; all are welcome to stop by and support the event. The WOD will take place at Triskelion where the Hendersonville Professional Firefighters Association IAFF Local 2645 will be selling wristbands and t-shirts and collecting donations to participate in the WOD (workout). Participants can either donate at the event or donate to the GoFundMe page and show their donation receipt to the volunteers to participate day of the event. CrossFit HVL will be running the WOD (workout). Triskelion Brewing Company will also be donating part of the beer sales during the event to the Josh Poore Fund. They also have the Appalachian Renegades band playing that night at 8pm. There will be a raffle of donated items from the local community as well. Visit
• Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 at 8-10:30am, Summit Crossfit South Fundraiser, Summit Crossfit South – 37 Maxwell Drive. The CrossFit fitness community in partnership with the Hendersonville Fire Department and Asheville Fire Department present a fundraiser to help support Captain Josh Poore, who recently suffered a spinal cord injury following a mountain biking accident. Join Summit Crossfit South on August 24th for a workout to show your support for Josh and his family. Heats will occur every half hour. Visit
• Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, Sanctuary Brewing Company fundraiser. Save the Date - Details Coming.
• #FULLSENDFORPOORE Wristband Fundraiser, Ongoing. The Hendersonville Professional Firefighters Association Local 2645 is selling #FULLSENDFORPOORE wristbands to raise money for Captain Josh Poore. Wristbands ($5) can be purchased at either Hendersonville Fire Station and at upcoming fundraisers. Fire Station 2 – 632 Sugarloaf Road
Fire Station 1 – 851 N. Main St. Administrative staff members are available to accept donations at Station 2 every weekday from 8am-5pm. Staff availability for accepting donations is based on call volume and less predictable outside of regular business hours and at Station 1. Visit
• GoFundMe, ongoing. A GoFundMe account has been set up to benefit Josh and his family.
• Donations, ongoing. The public can make a donation at any State Employees Credit Union in North Carolina. Visit a SECU to donate to the “Josh Poore Family Tragedy Account” or drop off donations at either Hendersonville fire station. Follow the Support Captain Josh Poore Facebook page @FullSendForPoore for updates as additional fundraisers are planned.