Major Fundraiser To Feature Music, Golf, Poker and Celebrity Auction
Daytona Beach, Fla. – NASCAR Champion driver Mike Skinner announced today that the 3RD ANNUAL TOYOTA SKINNER ROUND UP will take place on Thursday, March 12, and Friday, March 13, at Daytona International Speedway and Spruce Creek Country Club in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Among the celebrities to help raise funds to benefit Volusia County charities include jazz & blues superstar Stacy Mitchhart, NFL star Randy Moss, NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, award-winning singer/songwriter Edwin McCain, daredevil Robby Knievel, Betty Jane France, and NASCAR drivers A. J. Allmendinger, Boris Said, Rick Crawford, Ron Hornaday and Steve Park. Over the last two years, celebrities and the community have joined Mike in raising more than $250,000 for area charities.
The two day event kicks off to the public on Thursday evening at 7:00 PM at the Fan Zone and Daytona 500 Club in the infield of Daytona International Speedway. The annual “Hoe Down” will feature award-winning jazz and blues entertainer Stacy Mitchhart in concert. A live celebrity auction will also be featured with one-of-a-kind items donated by celebrities, drivers, and more. Plus, guests will have the opportunity to have pictures taken in Gatorade Victory Lane beside the Exide #5 Toyota Tundra. Also on hand will be “A Taste of Daytona” where area restaurants and retailers will be offering their specialties to “Hoe Down” attendees. Tickets are currently on sale for $20 at all Sunshine State Bank locations.
“Stacy is an incredible performer and is a favorite of many of the NASCAR drivers, officials and fans,” says Skinner. “He not only is one of the best blues and jazz guitarists around, but he can entertain a crowd like no other can. He will put on a great show for all!”
The following day, Friday, March 13th , celebrities and sponsors will play a round of golf at Spruce Creek Country Club. Following the golf tournament, the public is invited to participate in the “Skinner Round Up” Celebrity Poker Tournament beginning at 3:00pm at Spruce Creek Country Club. Entrance fee is $100 per player, and the grand prize is round trip airfare for two to Las Vegas and a three-night stay at South Point Casino.
“Angie and I invite everyone to be a part of this year’s Round Up,” says Skinner. “Along with the help from sponsors, celebrities, volunteers and of course the public, it is not only a great time for all, but a way to truly make a difference in our community.” He added that this year’s charities will be the Council on Aging, Greyhound Pets of America, Halifax Health Foundation, Second Harvest Food Bank and Concerned Citizens for Animal Welfare.
For more information on the 3RD ANNUAL “TOYOTA SKINNER ROUND UP Presented By Halifax Health visit www.mikeskinner.com. To inquire about sponsorships, contact Jackie at Jackie@mikeskinner.com or call 386-763-9011.