Plate sale to benefit ailing police officer

First Posted: 8/9/2014

LUMBERTON — The Knights of Pythagoras Golden Leaf Council 139 will hold its annual Southern Style BBQ Plate Sale event on Sept. 12 at the Bill Sapp Recreation Center in Lumberton.

Proceeds from this year’s plate sale will benefit Lumberton police Sgt. Shawn Byrd, who is in need of a kidney transplant. The menu will include barbecue, chicken, fish and chitterlings, as well as various desserts and side items.

Carry-out orders will be prepared from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., while delivery of five or more plates within the city limits will be offered from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Basic plates will cost $7 and combination plates will cost $9. Tickets for plates will be available for purchase on Aug. 4.

The center is located at 1100 N. Cedar St. For information, call Byrd at 910-536-2337, John Cantey at 910-374-7469, Timothy Ray at 910-736-8283, or Chris Howard at 910-374-9041.