Grass Roots and Cow­boy Boots re­turns for sev­enth year

Event in Septem­ber to ben­e­fit Prince County Hos­pi­tal in Summerside

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - HEALTH/COMMUNITY -

War­ren and Brody El­lis of Summerside Chrysler Dodge re­cently do­nated a new Jeep Wran­gler Sport to the Prince County Hos­pi­tal Foun­da­tion for the up­com­ing sev­enth an­nual hos­pi­tal fundraiser, Grass Roots & Cow­boy Boots.

War­ren El­lis, the founder, or­ga­nizer and fi­nan­cial sup­porter of this com­mu­nity event, has raised more than $2.75 mil­lion in cash and pledges over the past six years. All funds raised from this event are used to pur­chase im­por­tant med­i­cal equip­ment for the Prince County Hos­pi­tal, a cause near and dear to the El­lises.

This year, the suc­cess­ful event, at­tended by over 1,100 peo­ple an­nu­ally will be bol­stered by a chance to win this new Jeep Wran­gler Sport do­nated by Summerside Chrysler Dodge. In ad­di­tion, the Jeep draw and a por­tion of the fundraiser will air live on East­link TV, 7-9 p.m. As part of the tele­cast, groups, busi­nesses and in­di­vid­u­als who have been rais­ing funds for PCH will have an op­por­tu­nity to present their do­na­tion dur­ing the event and to chal­lenge oth­ers to do the same by call­ing in their do­na­tions live on East­link TV.

The sev­enth an­nual fundraiser will take place in East­link Arena at Credit Union Place in Summerside on Satur­day, Sept. 12, be­gin­ning at 4:30 p.m.

Tick­ets to the event are $100 and in­clude din­ner, en­ter­tain­ment and a chance to win a brand new Jeep Wran­gler Sport.

Group and in­di­vid­ual tick­ets can be pur­chased by con­tact­ing War­ren El­lis at 902-853-7160 or the foun­da­tion of­fice at 902-432-2547.

Brody El­lis, left, hold­ing Baby, Shawn Winslow and War­ren El­lis of Summerside Chrysler Dodge do­nate a new Jeep Wran­gler Sport for Grass Roots and

Cow­boy Boots. Sandy Run­dle, res­i­dent of the PCH Foun­da­tion ac­cepted the keys to the gift to be won by one lucky ticket pur­chaser.

SUB­MIT­TED PHOTO

Brody El­lis, top left ac­com­pa­nied by Baby, Shawn Winslow, top right, and War­ren El­lis, bot­tom left, of Summerside Chrysler Dodge, do­nate a new Jeep Wran­gler Sport for Grass Roots and Cow­boy Boots. Sandy Run­dle, back left, pres­i­dent of the PCH Foun­da­tion, ac­cepted the keys to the gift to be won by one lucky ticket pur­chaser.

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