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Tallahassee Hoe-Down

On Saturday, November 5, 2011 Glen and Sharyn Davidson hosted the 2011 Hoe-Down on their Magnolia Farm in Tallahassee, Florida. The fundraiser raised almost $73,000 with 600 guests in attendance for all the festivities.

There was plenty of fun for everyone, from skeet shooting at the range, to a bounce house for the little ones at the barn and a new mechanical bull ride for the more daring buckaroos. Of course, a Hoe-Down must also include greased pole climbs and a greased pig chase along with good old-fashioned hay rides.

Vittles were served with barbeque and all the fixins and a spread of homemade desserts. Fireworks went off at 8 p.m. and music was played by Tom and the Cats.

Special thanks to Glen and Sharyn Davidson for chairing this event and welcoming everyone to their farm. Many of their personal friends supported and volunteered to make the event a huge success.

Thank you to the volunteers of Delta Gamma & Phi Sigma Kappa of Florida State University, Brent Scott and all the retired Magnolia Farm Boy and to GreenSouth Equipment, Inc. and Carolyn Allen Photography for their support.

2011 Hoe-Down Committee

  • Stan & Tenley Barnes
  • Victor & Melissa D’Aurio
  • Austin Davidson
  • Bryan & Beth Desloge
  • Richard Drew & Linda Figg
  • Rick & Birdy Gardner
  • Greg & Lindsay Granger
  • George & Susan Grimsley
  • Fred & Lucy Harris
  • Chester & Jeanie Henson
  • Kyle & Julie Kritz
  • Scott & Susie Leckinger
  • Tom & Stepheni Lynch
  • Neal & Jane Meadows
  • Bob & Jackie Meinhardt
  • Joe & Ann Mitchell
  • Tom & Marcia Moorhead
  • Kevin & Kim Peaden
  • Darren & KayTee Roberts
  • Brent Scott
  • Skip & Diane Sheffield
  • Bob & Terri Smith
  • Doug & Jill Smith
  • Rick & Dawn Smith
  • Doug & Kathy Will
  • Danny & Joni Wussler
  • Doug Wussler

The Foundation Fighting Blindness thanks the following sponsors:

Barbeque Dinner Sponsor

Grand Fireworks Sponsors

Skeet Shot Sponsor
Figg Engineering

Tom and the Cats Sponsor
Southern Vitreoretinal Associations

Bar Sponsors
Demont Insurance Agency Finanicial Services
Tri Eagle Sales

Greased Pig Chase Sponsor

Greased Pole Climb Sponsor
Brent Scott, Appraiser, CBRE

Hay Rides Sponsors
Bryan & Beth Desloge 
Desloge Home Oxygen & Medical Equipment

Mechanical Bull Sponsors
Brockmed, LLC
Ricky & Birdy Gardner
Greenberg Taurig, PA

Horseback Rides Sponsors
The Allen Group
Mainline Information Systems
David & Betsy Meadows
Jeff & Lisa Rawlings
Dennis & Marianne Wilkins

Bounce House Sponsor
Smith Management Group, Inc.

Hoe-Down Partners

  • The Allen Group
  • Brockmed, LLC
  • Ricky & Birdy Gardner
  • Greenberg Traurig, PA
  • Mainline Information Systems
  • David & Betsey Meadows
  • Bob & Candy Nabell
  • Jeff & Lisa Rawlings
  • SouthGroup
  • Tri-Eagle Sales
  • Dennis & Marianne Wilkins

Hoe-Down Associates

  • Allen Mooney & Barnes Investment Advisors, LLC
  • Charles and Debra Bennett
  • Capital City Bank
  • Victor & Melissa D’Aurio
  • Gregory Granger
  • Grimsley & Company, CPAs, PA
  • Chester and Jeanie Henson
  • Lawson & Lawson Electrical
  • Thomas and Marcia Moorhead
  • North Florida Animal Hospital
  • Sheffield Construction Company Incorporated
  • Ernie and Anne Stevenson
  • Suntrust Bank
  • Doug & Kathy Will
  • Danny & Joni Wussler
  • Greg & Beth El Xanders



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