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More fundraisers announced for fire Capt. Poore

Several new fundraisers have been announced 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. He is undergoing rehab at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta.

Here are details of upcoming and ongoing fundraisers:

• Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 from 2-6pm, 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 Crossfit WOD. 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. Triskelion Brewing Company will donate part of the beer sales during the event to the Josh Poore Fund. The Appalachian Renegades band plays that night at 8 p.m. There will be a raffle of donated items from the local community as well. For information visit

Mountain Juicery Fundraiser, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 from 7:30am-7:30pm, 637 Spartanburg Highway. Mountain Juicery will be open additional hours and donating 30% of all sales made to Josh and his family. Visit

Summit Crossfit South Fundraiser, Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Summit Crossfit South – 37 Maxwell Drive. Join Summit Crossfit South on Aug. 24th for a workout to show your support for Josh and his family. Heats will occur every half hour. Visit

Be Bold For Poore, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2019 from 5pm-9pm, Bold Rock Cidery, 72 School House Road, Mills River. Event inclides a raffle, wristbands and t-shirts for sale, a fire truck on site and live music by Canaan Cox. Visit

Emergency Services Softball Tournament, 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, Blue Ridge Community College Field, 300 East Campus Drive, Flat Rock. Teams made up of emergency services personnel will compete in a softball tournament to raise money for Capt. Poore. Organized by Valley Hill Fire & Rescue. Entry fee is $250 with a maximum of six teams. Visit

Sanctuary Brewing Co. Fundraiser, Saturday, Sept. 28. Save the Date, details to come.


• #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.